2016-2017 Board of Trustees


Michael D. Watford, Chairman, President & CEO, Ultra Petroleum Corp.

Vice Chair:

Jim Fryfogle, VP Bulk Supplies & Logistics, Plains All American Pipeline


William “Bill” Sessions, Jr., Production Operations Manager, ExxonMobil Global Services


Jennifer Stewart, VP Tax, Southwestern Energy Company

At Large:

Buddy Bolt, Retired, President, Continental Land & Fur Co., Inc.

Regina Boutte, Retired, Spring ISD

Scott Chenoweth, Partner, Four C’s Equity, Ltd.

James Colbert Jr., Superintendent of Harris County Department of Education

Bill Ginder, Senior VP Brokerage Services, Caldwell Companies

Carl T. Little, Director Business Development-Houston Methodist Hospital

Carole Little, President & CEO, Northwest Assistance Ministries

Dr. Paul Nazarian, Senior Pastor, Northwoods Presbyterian Church

Sue Ortenstone, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, CenterPoint Energy

Tim Puthoff, CEO,  Northwest Medical Center

Judy Rimato, Associate Superintendent Communications & Planning, Klein ISD

Jennifer Stewart, Vice President Tax, Southwestern Energy Company

Lauren Temple, Pharmaceutical Sales, Abbott Laboratories/AbbVie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dr. Rodney E. Watson, Superintendent, Spring ISD

Non-Voting Members:

Danny J. Rea, Past Chair, Executive VP and COO, Twin Eagle

Bishop Shelton Bady, President’s Advisory Council, Harvest Time Church

Denese Hammon, CFO, Northwest Assistance Ministries