BEEVILLE—Coastal Bend College Board of Trustees Victor Gomez, Dr. George P. “Trace” Morrill III, and Dr. Martha Warner took their oath of office for their respective seats on the board at the regular board meeting held on May 18. Gomez and Morrill won their seats during the May 7 election, and Warner ran unopposed.
Gomez has been a CBC trustee since he was elected in 2010. He grew up in Bee County and is a graduate of Coastal Bend College, where he earned a Vocational Nursing Certificate and an Associate Degree in Applied Science. Gomez and his wife Linda Mae are involved in several community organizations and causes.
Morrill is a local attorney who has served as a CBC trustee since his appointment in 2014. He has also served the College as president of the Coastal Bend College Foundation before becoming a trustee. He and his wife Jessica are active in Bee County area organizations.
Warner served as the elected District Attorney for the 156th Judicial District covering Bee, Live Oak, and McMullen counties from 2004-2012. Although Warner retired in 2013, she still prosecutes felony cases and assists the new district attorney as needed. Warner and her husband Frank, who is also an attorney, own Southwest Land and Title Co. in Beeville.
The CBC Board of Trustees is composed of seven elected trustees who each serve a six-year term. Their regularly scheduled monthly meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month inside the Sandy R. Dirks Board Room inside the Beasley Administration Building at 5:30 p.m. For more information, please visit www.coastalbend.edu/board.