Texas Exes Board and Council

Governance

The Texas Exes is a nonprofit organization led by a board of directors. The leadership year begins July 1. Click here to download an overview of our leadership structure.

2015-16 Board of Directors

Officers

Position Name Term Begins Term End City
President The Hon. Antonio Garza July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Mexico City
President-Elect John Massey July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Dallas
Chairman The Hon. Kay Bailey Hutchison July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Dallas
Secretary Eduardo Rodriguez July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Brownsville
Treasurer/Finance Chair Bryan Jones July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
CEO & Executive Director Leslie Cedar     Austin

Past Presidents

Name Term Begins Term End City
The Hon. Ricardo Hinojosa July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017 Corpus Christi
Richard Leshin July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016 Corpus Christi

At-large Members

Name Term Begins Term End City
Daron Roberts July 1, 2015 June 30, 2018 Austin
Todd Maclin July 1, 2015 June 30, 2018 Dallas
Madhu Chugh July 1, 2014 June 30, 2017 Washington D.C.
Doug English July 1, 2014 June 30, 2017 Austin
Jeffrey Tsai July 1, 2013 June 30, 2016 San Francisco
Alfred Jackson July 1, 2013 June 30, 2016 Houston

Standing Committee Chairs

Position Name Term Begins Term End City
Audit Committee Al Jones July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Corpus Christi
Internal Affairs Hector De Leon July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
Investments Wick Alexander July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
Chapter Advisory Board Nate Carty July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
Scholarship Alfie Meyerson July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
Longhorn Village Steve Ballantyne July 1, 2015 June 30, 2018 San Antonio

Constituency Representatives

Position Name Term Begins Term End City
UT Executive Officer Chris Plonsky July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
UT Faculty Member Brent Iverson July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
Development Board Patty Huffines July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
International Representative The Hon. Pam Willeford July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
Men's Athletics Council Rep. Dennis McWilliams July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin

Texas Exes Scholarship Foundation (TESF) Board of Directors

Name Hometown Position Term Begins Term Ends
Alfie Meyerson Houston President July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Bryan Jones Austin Treasurer July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Leslie Cedar Austin Executive Director, ex-officio    
Martin Dies Austin Director July 1, 2013 June 30, 2016
Charles Matthews Dallas Director July 1, 2015 June 30, 2018
Tameka Sadler Dallas Director July 1, 2013 June 30, 2016
John Beckworth Austin Director July 1, 2014 June 30, 2017
Nancy Seliger Amarillo Director July 1, 2014 June 30, 2017

Longhorn Village Board of Directors

Name Hometown Position Term Begins Term Ends
Steve Ballantyne San Antonio Chairman July 1, 2015 June 30, 2018
Leslie Cedar Austin President, ex-officio    
Lynn Crismon Austin Director July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Mark Williams Austin Director July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Alexa Stuifbergen Austin Director July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Evan Williams Elgin Director July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Charles Roberts Austin Director July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Jim Boon Austin Director July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Tracy Strandhagen Austin Director July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Jeff Nash Austin Consultant    

2015-16 Council 

At-Large Members

Name City Position Term Begins Term Ends
Michael Appleman Fort Worth At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Franci Blake Corpus Christi At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Nancy Brazzil Austin At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
John Connally IV Houston At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Jeff Duchin Dallas At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Annie Holland Miller McAllen At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Zack Jamail Austin At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Kenny Liao San Francisco At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Mimi Smith Austin At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Elizabeth Nash San Marcos At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Keshav Rajagopalan Hoboken, NJ At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Catherine Robb Austin At Large Member July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017
Elaine Balagia Houston At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Suzy Balagia Austin At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Natalie Butler Dallas At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Donna Davis Austin At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Elinor Donnell Corpus Christi At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Robert Dullnig San Antonio At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Suzan Glickman Houston At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Andrew Kelson Pearland At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Jonathan Levy Austin At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Pat Lochridge Austin At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Diane Maclin Dallas At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Pam McIlhenny Austin At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Mary Scott Nabors Austin At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Michael J. Pappert Houston At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Jenifer Sarver Austin At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Chip Van Os Houston At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Mark Walker El Paso At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016
Marlen Whitley Houston At Large Member July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016

Non-standing committee chairs and representatives

Committee Chair Term Begins Term End City
Communications Bethany Cates July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
Public Affairs Ketih Cole July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
Travel Kelly Frels July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
Travel Carmela Frels July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
Ambassadors Diane Carminati July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
Ambassadors Gib Gray July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
 

Chapter Advisory Board

Name Term Begins Term End City
Nate Carty July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017 Austin
Richard Heller July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017 Austin
Jonathan Worbington July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017 Houston
Ashley Larson July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017 Denver
Brandi Kleinman July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017 Cedar Hill
Zoe Wilson July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017 New York
Tom Brayshaw July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016 Fredericksburg
Maria Garate July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016 Plano
Erin Naman July 1, 2014 June 30, 2016 Houston

Council Constituency Representatives 

Position Name Term Begins Term Ends City
Longhorn Foundation Mike Perrin July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
Ex-Officio UT System Rep Randa Safady July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
Womens Athletic Council Laura Beckworth July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
International Ron Nicolas July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Mexico City
Parent's Foundation Rep Dr. Farris Blount July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
Parent's Foundation Rep   Sandra Blount July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
School of Architecture Tommy Cowan July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
McCombs School of Business Andrew Vo July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
Moody College of Communication John Fleming July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
College of Education Barbie Coleman July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Dallas
Cockrell School of Engineering Sara Ortwein July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
College of Fine Arts Lisa Laughlin Boyd July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
Jackson School of Geosciences David Martineau July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Dallas
School of Law Cramer Miller July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 McAllen
College of Liberal Arts Allison Wagner July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Fort Worth
School of Information Christian Schley July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Houston
LBJ School of Public Affairs Jon Gillum July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Dripping Springs
College of Natural Sciences David Northington July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
School of Nursing Norine Yukon July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin
College of Pharmacy Eric Ho July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Addison
School of Social Work Dan Adams July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Amarillo
School of Undergraduate Studies Maverick Fisher July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016 Austin

Chapter Presidents

Chapter President Term End
Abilene Mary Anne Flowers Fergus June 30, 2016
Alaska Catherine Foerster June 30, 2016
Alice Gail Hoffman June 30, 2016
Amarillo Michael Davis June 30, 2016
Arlington Patsy Harrison June 30, 2016
Austin Cade Jobe June 30, 2016
Austin County Steven Compton June 30, 2016
Baltimore Christopher McMahan June 30, 2016
Bastrop County Sharah Johnson June 30, 2016
Bay Area Retta Jones June 30, 2016
Baytown Kyle Rhodes June 30, 2016
Bee County Michele Bond June 30, 2016
Boston Sean Hoyle June 30, 2016
Brazoria County Joe Bohon  June 30, 2016
Brazos Valley Clayton Falls June 30, 2016
Brownsville Timothy Lopes June 30, 2016
Caldwell County Kirkland Smith June 30, 2016
Calhoun County William Bauer June 30, 2016
Charlotte Scott Shafranek June 30, 2016
Chicago Sherry Rollo June 30, 2016
Cincinnati Kirk McCracken June 30, 2016
Comal County Benjamin Campos June 30, 2016
Corpus Christi Ruben Bonilla June 30, 2016
Cuero William Blackwell June 30, 2016
Dallas James Scott June 30, 2016
Dimmitt County Sandra Little June 30, 2016
Denton County Michael Hadd June 30, 2016
El Paso Alba Cook June 30, 2016
Fayette County Don Jones June 30, 2016
Fort Worth Douglas Wright June 30, 2016
Fredericksburg Janice Dunsirn June 30, 2016
Gregg County Angela Choy June 30, 2016
Guadalupe County Ann Terry June 30, 2016
Harrison County Ted Huffhines June 30, 2016
Hidalgo-Starr Daniel Gallegos June 30, 2016
Hopkins County Charles Keys June 30, 2016
Houston Keri Herrin June 30, 2016
Huntsville Jason Koranek June 30, 2016
Johnson County Scott Sanders June 30, 2016
Kerr County Mickey Horany June 30, 2016
Lake Ray Hubbard Kevin Smart June 30, 2016
Laredo Armando Lopez June 30, 2016
Lavaca County Kimberly Kvinta June 30, 2016
Limestone-Freestone Gayle Hackbarth June 30, 2016
Los Angeles Stephanie Galvan June 30, 2016
Longhorn Village Marsha Bissett June 30, 2016
Lufkin James Todd June 30, 2016
Matagorda County Eddie Reyes June 30, 2016
Mexico City Fernando Cervantes Aldana June 30, 2016
Midland David Joyner June 30, 2016
Monterrey Ana Engels Trevino June 30, 2016
Montgomery County Sheila Rusk June 30, 2016
Nashville Kelsey Hatton June 30, 2016
New Jersey Peter Manda June 30, 2016
New Orleans Lindsey Zan June 30, 2016
New York Keith McPhail June 30, 2016
Orange County, Calif. David Ware June 30, 2016
Orlando Jeri-Lynne Severance June 30, 2016
Palestine Dorenda H. Smith June 30, 2016
Panama Juan McKay June 30, 2016
Panola County Tate Barber June 30, 2016
Paris Rhonda Rogers June 30, 2016
Philadelphia Paula Burns June 30, 2016
Phoenix Harley King June 30, 2016
Refugio Delbert Cox June 30, 2016
Rocky Mountain Dan Bynum June 30, 2016
San Angelo Sharon Kulig June 30, 2016
San Antonio Tomas Larralde June 30, 2016
San Diego George Miller June 30, 2016
San Francisco Richard Valenzi June 30, 2016
Santa Fe Paul Brice June 30, 2016
Southwest Dallas County Larry Libby June 30, 2016
St. Louis Terry Stiles June 30, 2016
Texarkana Summer Floyd June 30, 2016
Tulsa Catherine Bollinger June 30, 2016
Twin Cities Brandyn Petruzzelli June 30, 2016
Tyler-Smith County Thomas Davis June 30, 2016
United Kingdom Carra Kane June 30, 2016
Victoria Area Micah W. Hatley June 30, 2016
Waco Garland Rowan June 30, 2016
Washington County Julie West June 30, 2016
Washington, D.C. Dipesh Patel June 30, 2016

Network Presidents

Network President Term End
Orange Jackets Alumni Erica Brody June 30, 2016
Black Alumni Stephanie Johnson June 30, 2016
Caissons Bryan Bogle June 30, 2016
Hispanic Alumni Casilda Clarich June 30, 2016
LGBT Alumni John Cano June 30, 2016
Texas Rugby Chris Cronn June 30, 2016
Texas THON Sara Saatamoinen June 30, 2016

Past-presidents of the Board

Name City
John Adkins Houston
Gordon Appleman Fort Worth
Steve Ballantyne San Antonio
John Barnhill Brenham
John Beckworth Austin
Mike Cook Austin
Hector De Leon Austin
Frank Denius Austin
John Fainter Austin
Machree Gibson Austin
Rudy Garza Austin
Steve Head Dallas
Hon. Kay Bailey Hutchison Dallas
Hon. Ricardo Hinojosa McAllen
Adm. Bobby Inman Austin
Hon. Cyndi Krier San Antonio
Dan Krausse Dallas
Richard Leshin Corpus Christi
Wales Madden Amarillo
Hum Mandell Austin
Charles Matthews Dallas
Jane Monday Huntsville
Jon Newton Austin
Sonia Perez Baton Rouge
John Stuart Dallas
Larry Temple Austin
Hon. Pam Willeford Austin
Darrell Windham Austin

Current 1883 Council Members

Andrew Vo
Anne Freeman
Bobby Stillwell
Charles Gal
David Andrew
Dennis McWilliams
Farrell Saunders
Jeff Matthews
Jennifer Harris
Jimmy Murchison
Jonathan Levy
Jonathan Worbington
Kara Dudley
Keri Herrin
Louis Pearce IV
Marquez Bela
Nada Dorman
Paul Shaffer
Rob MacAskie
Stacey Paddock Malcolmson
Wes Breyfogle
Will Clark
Wolfgang Niedert 

Chartered Chapter Presidents and Network Chairs sit on the Council. Presented Board for approval in July.