2017-2018 Board of Trustees


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

Vice Chair:

Jim Fryfogle, Interim President & CEO, Northwest Assistance Ministries;
Retired, VP Bulk Supplies & Logistics, Plains All American Pipeline


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


Jennifer Stewart, Senior VP Finance, Southwestern Energy Company

At Large:

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

Dr. Bret A. Champion, Superintendent, Klein 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, Vice President, Operations-Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Dr. Gerald F. Napoles, President, Lone Star College – North Harris

Dr. Paul Nazarian, Senior Pastor, Northwoods Presbyterian Church

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

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

Denese Hammon, CFO, Northwest Assistance Ministries