Texas Advisory Board

Lan Bentsen, Civic and Business Leader**
Co-Chair, CDF National Board of Directors
Past Chair, CDF-Texas Advisory Board
Houston
Mary Alice Cisneros, President, American Sunrise
San Antonio
Dr. Isabella C.M. Cunningham, Ernest A. Sharpe Centennial Professor in Communication, University of Texas
Austin
     
Theresa De La Haya, Sr. VP Community Health Program, University Health Systems
San Antonio
Susan Distefano, CEO, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital
Houston
Dr. Howard Epps, Asst. Chief of Orthopaedics, Texas Children's Hospital
Houston
     
Bishop Curtis J. Guillory, Catholic Diocese of Beaumont
Beaumont
BJ Herz, Child Advocate
Galveston
Glenda Kane, Council Member, Texas Dept of State Health Services
Corpus Christi
     
Kathryn M. Kase, Executive Director, Texas Defender Service
Houston
Charles Kight, President & CEO, Community First Health Plans
San Antonio
Melanie Lawson, News Anchor, KTRK13 (ABC affiliate)
Houston
     
Dr. Benjamin Raimer, Sr. VP Health Policy & Legislative Affairs, UT Medical Branch
Galveston
Yvette Ramos, Civic and Business Leader
McAllen
Regina Rogers, Attorney and Civic Leader
Beaumont
     
Charles "Chuck" D. Stokes, COO, Memorial Hermann Health Care System
Houston
J. Michael Treviño, Civic Leader and Consultant**
Houston
 
     

Emeritus Members

Dr. Ron Anderson (deceased)

George DeMontrond Linda Quick
Arthur Baird

Most Reverend Joseph Fiorenza Gail Revis (deceased)
Michael D. Burke

Dr. Ann Friedman Rebecca "Becky" M. Roberts
Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell

Soraya McClelland Dr. Peggy Smith
Sarah Palisi Chapin

Charles Miller J. Michael Solar**
** Past Chair