Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Officers/Executive Committee

Michelle Unda, Board President C. Michelle Unda, President
Joined: 2015; 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: 2015; Expires: 2024

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

Crissy Hinojosa, Ph.D., 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
Principal,
Timeless Design Group, Inc.

Lance Brown, Board Special Projects Chair

Lance Brown
Special Projects Chair
Joined: 2019; Expires: 2025
Supervisor of Training
Cheniere, Corpus Christi Liquefaction Operation

Ken Trevino, Board Development

Ken Trevino
Board Development Chair
Joined: 2016; Expires: 2025
President/CEO, Workforce Solutions

Troy Bethel, Exec Committee At-Large

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

Travis C Nelson Exec Committee At Large

Travis C. Nelson, At-Large
Joined: 2022; Expires: 2025
Chief Financial and Operations
Officer, Kleberg Bank

Adam Smith, Exec Committee At Large

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

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

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

Members

Trustee, Mr. Kaushik 'Charlie' Bhakta, CHA

Kaushik ‘Charlie’ Bhakta, CHA
Joined: 2017; Expires: 2026
Senior VP of Operations
ZJZ Hospitality

Trustee, Mr. Rosendo Cruz

Rosendo Cruz
Joined: 2022; Expires: 2025
Public & Government Affairs Manager,
ExxonMobil Chemical Company

Russell Franques, Board Member

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

Drue 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

Melody Nixon-Bice Board Member

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

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
  • H.W. 'Bill' Volk, Jr. - 1993-1995
  • 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
  • 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
  • Judge S. Loyd Neal, Jr.
  • Bernard A. Paulson
  • Charles J. 'Jim' Smith
  • Norma Urban
  • M. Harvey Weil
  • William Neal Woolsey

Page last updated November 15, 2023.