Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Officers/Executive Committee

Michelle Unda, Board President C. Michelle Unda, President
Joined: 2018; Expires: 2024
Manager Regional HR & Public Affairs, NuStar Energy
Sandra Alvarez, Board Vice President

Sandra Alvarez, Vice President
Joined: 2018; Expires: 2024
Founder & CEO, Alvarez Business Consultants

Julio Reyes, Past Board President Julio Reyes, Past President
Joined: 2018; Expires: 2024
Executive VP of Business Development,
Energy Smart Corp
Rosie Collin, Board Secretary

Rosie Collin, Secretary
Joined: 2016; Expires: 2025
Chief of Staff,
Port of Corpus Christi

Dr. Crissy Hinojosa, Board Treasurer & Investment/Finance & Audit Chair

Dr. Crissy Hinojosa, Treasurer
Joined: 2019; Expires: 2025
Vice President Business Process/Systems, Bay LTD

Todd Walter, Board Scholarship Chair

Todd Walter, Scholarship Chair
Joined: 2021; Expires: 2024
Timeless Design Group, Inc.

Lance Brown, Board Special Projects Chair

Lance Brown
Special Projects Chair
Joined: 2018; Expires: 2025
Supervisor of Training
Cheniere, Corpus Christi Liquefaction Operation

Trustee, Ian Vasey

Iain Vasey
Board Development Chair
Joined: 2016; Expires: 2025
CEO, Corpus Christi Regional
Economic Development Corp

Regina Garcia, Board At-Large

Regina Garcia, At-Large
Joined: 2016; Expires: 2025
Gulf Coast Region-Public Affairs
Sr. Manager, H-E-B

Ken Trevino, Board At Large

Ken Trevino, At-Large
Joined: 2016; Expires: 2025
President/CEO, Workforce Solutions

Troy Bethel, Board At Large

Troy Bethel, At-Large
Joined: 2016; Expires: 2025
Assistant Vice President, Frost Bank

DMC President and CEO, Mark Escamilla, Ph.D.

Mark Escamilla, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Del Mar College


Trustee, Mr. Kauskik 'Charlie' Bhakta, CHA

Kauskik ‘Charlie’ Bhakta, CHA
Joined: 2017; Expires: 2024
Senior VP of Operations
ZJZ Hospitality

Keith Cascarelli, Board Member

Keith Cascarelli
Joined: 2021; Expires: 2024
GCGV Process Manager,
ExxonMobile Chemical Company

Russell Franques, Board Member

Russell Franques
Joined: 2022; Expires: 2025
Partner, Highpoint Wealth Advisors

Drew Jones, Board Member

Drue Jones
Joined: 2022; Expires: 2025
Associate Professor Emeritus,
Del Mar College

Tim Legamaro
Joined: 2022; Expires: 2025
President, Legamaro Financial Services

Travis C. Nelson, Board Member

Travis C. Nelson
Joined: 2022; Expires: 2025
Chief Financial And Operations Officer, Kleberg Bank

Melody Nixon-Bice, Board Member

Melody Nixon-Bice
Joined: 2022; Expires: 2025
General Manager,
Embassy Suites
by Hilton Corpus Christi

Adam B. Smith, Board Member

Adam Smith
Joined: 2022; Expires: 2025
Director Refinery Operations,
Valero-Corpus Christi Refineries

Susan Temple, Board Member

Susan Temple
Joined: 2016; Expires: 2025
HR Manager, Chemours

Past Presidents

  • Dr. Edgar L. Cortes - 1983-1986
  • Eugene H. Bouligny - 1987-1992
  • Jeff Bell, Jr. - 1992-1993
  • S. Loyd Neal - 1995-1996
  • Eugene H. Bouligny - 1996-1997
  • Jacob G. Munoz - 1997-2000
  • Sylvia Whitmore - 2001-2002
  • Joe E. Coco - 2002-2004
  • Joseph C. Wise, Jr. - 2004-2005
  • Jesse Garcia - 2005-2007
  • Bob Crow - 2007-2010
  • Wayne M. Squires 2010-2012
  • Richard J. Hatch, Jr. - 2012-2014
  • David Ainsworth, Sr. 2014-2016
  • Todd M. Walter - 2016-2018
  • Gabriel 'Gabe' Guerra 2018-2020
  • Julio Reyes 2020-2022

Trustee Emeriti

  • Chris N. Adler
  • Ret. Judge Rene Haas
  • Susan Hutchinson
  • Willie J. Kosarek
  • Ret. Judge  S. Loyd Neal, Jr.
  • Alice H. Sallee
  • Eugene (Gene) Seaman
  • Sylvia Whitmore
  • Robert C. Wolter
  • John T. Wright, III

Posthumous Trustee Emeriti

  • Dr. Howard E. Barth
  • Jeff Bell
  • Nettie Ruth Hoskins
  • Mark Hulings
  • Bernard A. Paulson
  • Charles J. 'Jim' Smith
  • Norma Urban
  • M. Harvey Weil
  • William Neal Woolsey

Page last updated July 1, 2022.