Board of Visitors

The University of Houston’s Board of Visitors (BoV) is a leadership group of private sector opinion leaders and University advocates that serves to advance the University of Houston and improve the University’s image in Houston and throughout the region. BoV members represent a broad array of expertise, interests and connections and serve as ambassadors and strategic partners for the University.

Following are the board’s current members:

John T. McNabb, II - Board Chair
Chairman and CEO, Willbros Group

Jack B. Moore (’77) - Vice Chair
Chairman of the Board, Cameron

Hari Agrawal
Founder/President, CNA Metals, Inc.

Dina Al-Sowayel, Ph.D. (J.D. ’91)
Professor and Associate Director, Women’s Studies, University of Houston

Donald Bacigalupi, Ph.D. (’83)
President, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Robert L. Bartkowiak, Jr. (’84)
Senior Vice President, D. E. Shaw & Co., L. P.

Jeffery O. Beauchamp (’69, M.S.M.E. ’73)

The Honorable Nelda Luce Blair (J.D. ’82)
President, The Blair Law Firm, P.C.

J. Downey Bridgwater (’84)
President, Houston Market, Comerica Bank

John Butler, Jr.
Chairman, J. R. Butler & Co.

Richard J. Campo
Chairman and CEO, Camden Property Trust

The Honorable John T. Cater
Director, Compass Bank

Fred S. Couples (FS)
President, Couples Bates Golf Design Group

James R. Crane
Chairman, Houston Astros

Cheryl D. Creuzot, CFP®, J.D., LL.M., M.B.A. (’81, J.D. ’92, L.L.M. ’99, M.B.A. ’12)
President and CEO, Wealth Development Strategies

Anette T. Edens, Ph.D. (M.B.A., ’89 M.Ed., Ph.D.)
President/Psychologist, Cornerstone Recovery

Lily Chen Foster (M.A. ‘92)

William Granville, III
CEO & Managing Member, Granville Financial Group

C. Gregory Harper (M.B.A. ’97)
President, Gas Pipelines & Processing, Enbridge Inc.

Elvin Hayes (’85)
President, Legend Associates

Christopher A. Helms
Founder and CEO, US Shale Energy Advisors LLC

Barbara Hines

The Reverend William A. Lawson
Pastor Emeritus, Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church

Carl Lewis (FS)
President and CEO, Carl Lewis Entertainment Group

Glenn T. Lilie (FS)
G. Terrell Ventures, Inc.

Wayne Luckett (’74)
President & CEO, Branwar Wine Distributing Co.

Frederick R. Lummis, II
Chairman and CEO, Platform Partners LLC.

Jugal K. Malani
President, Chem Oil Products

Pershant Mehta (’95)
President, Genesis Brands

The Honorable Michele “Mica” Mosbacher (FS)
Honorary Consul General of Iceland

Laura G. Murillo, Ed. D. (’89, M.Ed. ’98, Ed.D. ’03)
President and CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Marvin D. Nathan (’65, J.D. ’69)
President, Nathan Sommers Jacobs

John L. Nau, III
Chairman, President and CEO, Silver Eagle Distributors, Inc.

Judy Nyquist
Community Volunteer and Arts Patron

Marvin E. Odum, III (M.B.A. ’95)
President/Upstream America Director, Shell Oil Company

Chris J. Pappas
CEO, Pappas Restaurants Inc.

Richard Rawson (’72)
President, Insperity

Lillie Robertson

Dominique Sachse (’90)
News Anchor, KPRC TV 2

Darryl A. Schroeder (’69)
Lonestar Energy Fabrication

Greg Shoemaker (’79)
VP Procurement, Hewlett Packard Company

Steve D. Stephens (’80)
President, Amegy Corporation

Nicole Vogel
President and Founder, SagaCity Media, Inc.

Daryl Wilkerson (FS)
Vice President of Support Services, University of Chicago Medicine

Floyd C. Wilson (FS)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Halcón Resources Corporation

Founding Members

Richard "Racehorse" Haynes (J.D. ’56)
Attorney, Richard Haynes & Associates PC

Eric Hilton
Former Vice Chairman, Hilton Hotels Corporation

The Honorable William P. Hobby
37th Lieutenant Governor of Texas; Hobby Communications

Ex Officio

Starlet H. Agrella (’86, M.B.A. ’89)
Immediate Past Chair, UHAA; Corporate Financial Services Planning and Development Manager - Controller's Global Knowledge Manager, Exxon Mobil Corporation

Deborah S. Bernay, O.D. (’80, O.D. ’82)
President, University of Houston Foundation for Education and Research in Vision, Inc.

Jeff C. Dodd (’76, J.D. ’79)
President, University of Houston Law Foundation; Attorney, Andrews Kurth, LLP

Fermeen Fazal (’96, B.A. ’97, J.D. ’00)
Secretary, University of Houston Alumni Association; Attorney, Gibbs and Bruns, LLP

Matthew Houston (’02)
President, Houston Cougar Foundation; Senior Vice President, Wunderlich Securities, Inc.

Durg Kumar ('82, MBA '83)
Treasurer, University of Houston Alumni Association

R. Charles Kuriger, IV (’93, M.B.A. ’03)
President and Chairman, University of Houston College of Business Foundation; President, Advantage Life USA Inc.

Joe Pogge (’79)
Chair, University of Houston Alumni Association; Principal/CEO, Strike Marketing

Ron Rand
Chairman, Houston Public Media Foundation; President & CEO, The Rand Group

Lisa Trapani Shumate
Executive Director and General Manager, Houston Public Media

Trey Wilkinson (’92, M.B.A. ’02)
Chair-Elect, University of Houston Alumni Association; President and CEO, Trinity Legacy Partners, LLC

For more information on the University of Houston’s Board of Visitors email or call 713.743.8362.

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