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 2015-16 members:
Jack B. Moore (’77) - Board Chair
Founder/President, CNA Metals, Inc.
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.
The Honorable John T. Cater
Director, Compass Bank
Fred S. Couples (FS)
President, Couples Bates Golf Design Group
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
The Honorable David H. Dewhurst
Chairman and CEO, Falcon Seaboard; Former Lieutenant Governor of Texas
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
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
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
John L. Nau, III
Chairman, President and CEO, Silver Eagle Distributors, Inc.
Community Volunteer and Arts Patron
Marvin E. Odum, III (M.B.A. ’95)
President/Upstream America Director, Shell Oil Company
Richard Rawson (’72)
Darryl A. Schroeder (’69)
Lonestar Energy Fabrication
Greg Shoemaker (’79)
VP Procurement, Hewlett Packard Company
Steve D. Stephens (’80)
President, Amegy Corporation
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
John T. McNabb, II - Founding Chair
Chairman and CEO, Willbros Group
Richard "Racehorse" Haynes (J.D. ’56)
Attorney, Richard Haynes & Associates PC
Former Vice Chairman, Hilton Hotels Corporation
The Honorable William P. Hobby
37th Lieutenant Governor of Texas; Hobby Communications
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.
President, UH Faculty Senate
Fermeen Fazal (’96, B.A. ’97, J.D. ’00)
Secretary, University of Houston Alumni Association; Attorney, Gibbs and Bruns, LLP
Patty Godfrey (’89, M.B.A. ’97)
At-Large Member, University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation
Les Haulbrook (FS ’78)
President, Houston Cougar Foundation; Consultant, Les Haulbrook & Associates
William J. Hickl, III (’86)
Treasurer, University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation; Managing Director, UHY Advisors TX, LLC
Matthew Houston (’02)
President, Houston Cougar Foundation; Senior Vice President, Wunderlich Securities, Inc.
Thomas M. Kirkendall (’75, J.D. ’79)
President, University of Houston Law Foundation; Partner, Law Office of Tom Kirkendall
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
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 BoVcontact@uh.edu or call 713.743.8362.
* University of Houston Alumni