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  • Riz Chand, Vice President and Chief HR Officer, BNSF Railway Company
    Board Chair
  • Scott Spiker, CEO, First Command Financial Services, Inc.
    Immediate Past Board Chair
  • Mark Nurdin, CEO/Fort Worth Region, Bank of Texas
    Chair of Annual Campaign
  • Tommy Lawler, CEO and Managing Partner, Weaver
    Chair of Audit and Finance, Investment Committees and Compliance Officer
  • Jean Wallace, VP of Human Resources, Lockheed Martin
    Chair of Compensation and Benefits Committee
  • C. Corey Fickes, Attorney at Law/Partner, Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP
    Chair of Governance Committee
  • James Powell, Assistant General Counsel, North Central Texas Council of Governments
    Member-At-Large, Chair of Strategic Planning Committee
  • Richard Casarez, VP-Fort Worth Customer Operations, Oncor Electric Delivery
    Chair of Diversity Committee
  • Kristy Odom, Community Volunteer
    Co-Chair of Community Development Committee
  • TD Smyers, President, United Way of Tarrant County (Non-Voting Member)
  • Beverly Boyd, Corporate Secretary, United Way of Tarrant County (Non-Voting Member)
  • Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, Superintendent of Schools, Arlington Independent School District
  • Sharon Leite, Community Volunteer


  • Mona Bailey, Community Volunteer/Texas Silver-Haired Legislator
  • Dan Berce, President and CEO, GM Financial, Inc.
  • Bridget Blaise-Shamai, Managing Director of Customer Loyalty and Insights, American Airlines
  • Earnest Boone, President, District Lodge 776, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
  • Justin R. Chapa, Associate Attorney, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Brian Coltharp, P.E., President and CEO, Freese and Nichols
  • Sean Donohue, CEO, DFW International Airport
  • John Flack, Partner, KPMG, LLP
  • Shannon Fletcher, Chief of Staff, Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office-Chief of Staff Division
  • Andree French Griffin, VP Geology and Geophysics, XTO Energy
  • Rachel Harris, Senior Director of Advancement Communications, Texas Christian University, NEW
  • Scott Hickson, Partner, Ernst & Young, L.L.P.
  • Melody Johnson, Scholar in Residence, Texas Christian University
  • Melinda M. Johnston, Managing Director and Senior Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch                           Chair, Women’s Leadership Council
  • David Lester, BCCR, SLCR, President, Lester And Lester Realty Advisors, Inc.
  • Jill Lyttle, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Leadership Development, First Command Financial Services, Inc.
  • Mark McClendon, Vice Chancellor for Finance (CFO), Tarrant County College District
  • Josh McNamara, CPA, CVA, Associate Controlling Manager and Principal, The Walton Group, LLC
  • Rattana Mao, Banking Center Manager – VP, Comerica
  • Allison Mullis, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Bell Helicopter, Textron
  • Steve Newton, President, North Texas Operations, Baylor Scott & White Health,
  • Michael Onuscheck, Global Franchise Head, Alcon Surgical
  • Richard Pierce, UAW Local 218, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
  • Glen Sirles, Community Volunteer
  • Tom Stallings, Founder, Firm Strategies
  • Jared Thompson, Regional VP, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Hadley Woerner, President-Tarrant Region, Frost Bank
  • Laura Woolford, Executive HR Business Partner, GE Transportation


  • Brian Golden, President, Tarrant County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO
  • Ellen Jones, HEB ISD Board Trustee                                                                                                                         Chair, Northeast Steering Committee
  • Marcia Etie, NE Tarrant Chamber of Commerce                                                                                                     Chair, United Way Arlington Committee, Special Projects Manager
  • Elva Roy, Lead Ambassador, Ambassadors For Aging Well                                                                                    Chair, Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council