board of directors


W. Wells McGee, Community Leader


Katherine Veletos, Community Leader

Vice President

Sanvita Sample, Slalom Consulting

Education Chair

Lillian Flurry, HBR Consulting


Frank Sharp, LaPorte CPAs


Josie Morgan, Boyar Miller

Leslie D. Blanton, Community Leader

Alexander R. Callahan, TARGA Resources

Rodolfo Cooper, III, Rising Stars Capital Management

Tom Divine, Hilcorp Energy Company

Kelly Gerstenhaber, Community Leader

Carey Jordan, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Joshua King, Phillips 66

Judy Liu, CenterPoint Energy

Allysia Kizzee, Austin Community College

Brea May, Westlake Corporation

Dr. Susan Snider Osterberg, University of Houston

Megan Schmid, Thompson & Knight LLP

Michael Sharp, RBC Capital Markets


Fredell Lack (1922-2017)

committee members


Juan Antonio (Tony) Castilleja, Jr., Boeing

William E. Cohn, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

Mark Cueva, City of Houston

Emily Faron, United Way of Greater Houston

John Ella Fowler, Community Leader

Jay Gerstenhaber, Insgroup, Inc.

Martha Gonzalez, Community Leader

Emily Hilton, BHP

Peter McStravick, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Eddy Rogers, Jr., Andrews Kurth


Mojdeh Bobrow, Community Leader

Donna Kay Farr, Community Leader

Lillian Flurry, HBR Consulting

Crystal Frommert, River Oaks Baptist School

Barbara Gordon, Community Leader

Brea May, Westlake Chemical

Lakeisha McGowen, Assistant Director of Fine Arts, Katy ISD

Cass McNinch, Aberdeen Building Group

Mindi Mitchell, Freelance Instructional Designer

Dr. Susan Osterberg, University of Houston

Diane Palm, Community Leader

Janet Rarick, Rice University

Sharla Rogers, Aldine ISD 

Robin Sabo, Clear Creek ISD

Megan Schmid, Thompson & Knight LLP

Kimberly Topps, NASA 

Mary Sealey, Community Leader

Heather Sterr, Hartman & Associates

Mary Neeley Stevens, Community Leader

Astra Zeno, Young Women's College Preparatory Academy


Mary Curry Mettenbrink

Executive Director

Martha Diaz

Programs Coordinator

Christine Phares, Ed.D.

Programs Director

Troy Scheid

HAP Coordinator

Sophia Torres

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