Passionate advocacy

Our diverse board members are community members, business owners, mentors and givers. They provide financial oversight for the Foundation, participate in outreach, provide peer-to-peer networking, serve on scholarship committees, are strident representatives and are our students’ loudest cheerleaders.


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Foundation Officers

Steve Cowart, Board of Directors Chair
Steve Cowart

Board Chair

Senior Instrument & Electrical Engineer

Tom Watson, Immediate Past Board Chair
Tom Watson

Immediate Past Board Chair

Regional President & Organizing Director
Texas Citizen Bank

James Guthrie, Treasurer
James Guthrie


Financial Associate
Thrivent Financial

Connie Valerius, Board of Directors Secretary
Connie Valerius


Kirby Corporation, Hollywood Marine