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2022 Governing Board

Ben Brown, President
Baker Katz

Thomas W. McGeePast President, Chair - Governance Committee
 Co-Owner, Global Oilfield Investments, LLC 

Meg Gentle, Vice President

Michael Morris, J.D., Treasurer, Chair - Strategic Planning Committee, Chair -  Finance and Administration Committee
Partner, Taylor, Book, Allen & Morris, LLP 

 Mary Ellen Prochazka, Secretary
Community Volunteer

Marsha Dodson, Assistant Secretary, Chair - Scholarship Committee
Community Volunteer

Rebecca Baker
Vinson & Elkins

Bart Barrett, Chair - Development Committee
Director of Houston Office, Wood Partners

Jacquelyn Cox
Principal, Citrine Strategies, Inc.

Brad Dinerstein, Chair - Facilities Committee
Managing Partner, Development & Construction, The Dinerstein Companies

Karen Dixon
Senior Vice President, SunTrust Bank

Kathleen Foster, LMSW
Founder, Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos

Shannon Hayes, M.D. 
Physician, Texas Children's Pediatrics

Jayne Johnston
Non-Voting, Junior League Houston Representative

Colleen McLaughlin
Community Volunteer

Kathleen Motil, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Scientist, USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center
Staff, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Texas Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Katherine O'Neil, MSW
Community Volunteer

Ed Smith
Ed Smith & Associates, LLC

Marilyn Wilking, M.D.
Physician, Retired

Melissa Simon, MSW, CFRE
Non-Voting, Chief Executive Officer, Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos, Inc.

Emeritus Members
Michael Cordúa
David + Michael Cordúa Events

Josephine Rodgers
Retired, Community Volunteer