Board of Directors

The Foundation is currently managed by a 25 member board of directors. At least two board members serve from each of the seven counties; members are chosen for their leadership and philanthropy in the Coastal Bend. Current members include:

Aransas County
Jan G. Anderson
Paula Dean

Bee County
Lou Adele May
Kirkby Townsend

Jim Wells County
Ralph Gomez
David D. Towler

Kleberg County
Ricki W. Cunningham
Joe M. Henkel (Vice-Chair)
Jonathan M. Hornblower

Nueces County
Mike Carrell (Chair)
Judge Bobby Galvan
Susan E. Hutchinson
Rumaldo Z. Juarez, PhD
Omar J. Leal
Robert W. Maxwell
Henry Nuss
Richard F. Scanio
F. John Shepherd (Secretary)
C. Michelle Unda
Karen O’Connor Urban
Jennifer B. Vogt (Treasurer)

Refugio County
Louise N. Aduddell
Nancy D. Linney

San Patricio County
Irene Irey
Jon R. Whatley

Staff

Karen W. Selim, JD
President & CEO
kselim@cbcfoundation.org

Arely Chapa
Finance Director
finance@cbcfoundation.org

Desiree Porche
Office Coordinator
dporche@cbcfoundation.org

Tracy M. Ramirez
Communications Director
tramirez@cbcfoundation.org

Nicole Ross
Program Director
nross@cbcfoundation.org