Photo: The Coastal Bend College Foundation board members are, front row from left, Debbie Parsons of Beeville; Vice President of Marketing, Jim Kirkpatrick of Kingsville; Clare Atkinson Wonders of Alice; Shambryn Huie of Beeville; Deborah Shearrer of Floresville; Lou Adele May of Beeville; and back row, from left, Vice President of Programs, June Hurley of Pleasanton; Diana Bautista of Jourdanton; Karl Arnst of Three Rivers; Tres Beck of Beeville; President, Trace Morrill of Beeville; Darryl Martin of Beeville; Blant Miller of Beeville; Chip Latcham of Beeville; CBC Foundation Executive Director, Christy Lansford of Beeville; Vice President of Finance and Governance, Daren Wilder of Beeville; and Maggie Hunt of Beeville. Board members not pictured are Lana Collavo of Jourdanton; CBC Board of Trustees Representative, Laura Fischer of Beeville; Vice President of Development, John Galloway of Beeville; Al Garcia of Kingsville; Secretary, Bridget O’Brien Gayle of Goliad; and Ofelia Hunter of Alice.
The Coastal Bend College Foundation welcomed newly elected board members at its regular meeting in January. The new board members from Bee County are Tres Beck, Chip Latcham, Debbie Parsons, Shambryn Huie and Darryl Martin; from Atascosa County, Lana Collavo, Deborah Shearrer, and Diana Bautista; from Jim Wells County, Ofelia Hunter; and from Live Oak County, Karl Arnst and Blant Miller.
Serving another term as part of the Board of Directors for the Foundation are President, Trace Morrill; Secretary, Bridget O’Brien Gayle; Vice President of Finance and Governance, Daren Wilder; Vice President of Development, John Galloway; Vice President of Programs, June Hurley; Vice President of Marketing, James Kirkpatrick; CBC Board of Trustees Representative, Laura Fischer; Director Emeritus, Bill Findley and Dan Hughes; and Honored as Director Emeritus, R.W. Dirks.
Members at large include Maggie Hunt, Clare Atkinson Wonders, Lou Adele May, and Al Garcia. The CBC Foundation Executive Director is Christy Lansford.
The mission of the Coastal Bend College Foundation is to generate and distribute resources to provide opportunities for excellence in education, promote innovative teaching, and partner with the community to enhance the quality of education for all students. For more information about the Coastal Bend College Foundation, or to donate online, please visit www.coastalbend.edu/foundation or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also read more about the CBC Foundation Board of Directors in the latest issue of the CBC Forum, which is online at www.coastalbend.edu/pr.