Board of Directors

Mrs. Merritt Kennedy

Chair

Community Advocate

Mrs. Margaret Dechant

Vice Chair

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Associate Vice President for Community Outreach

Mrs. Emily Martinez

Treasurer

Coastal Bend Council of Governments, Director of Regional Economic Development

Dr. Wayne Kelly

Secretary

Craft Training Center, President

Dr. Arturo Almendarez

Board Member

Mrs. Gloria Hicks

Board Member

Dr. Roland Hernandez

Board Member

Dr. Justin Hoggard

Board Member

Mr. Daniel Korus

Board Member

Ms. Hope Frances Rangel

Board Member

Mr. Richard Pittman

Board Member

Dr. Gloria Scott

Board Member

Ms. Cheryl Segrest

Board Member

Dr. Rito Silva

Board Member

Ms. Brittany Sotelo

Board Member

Mr. Ken Trevino

Board Member

Mr. Shannon Wilde

Board Member

Dr. Esperanza Zendejas

Board Member

Dr. Arturo Almendarez
Retired Superintendent
Calallen ISD

Dr. Roland Hernandez
Superintendent
Corpus Christi ISD

Mrs. Gloria Hicks
Owner
Ed Hicks Family Dealerships

Mr. Daniel Korus
Dean of Workforce Programs
Del Mar College

Mr. Richard Pittman
Principal
Bath Engineering Corporation

Ms. Hope Frances Rangel
Vice President of DEI
United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Gilda E. Ramirez
Executive Director
Grow Local South Texas

Dr. Gloria Scott
President/Owner
G. Randle Services

Ms. Cheryl Segrest
President and Lending Officer
Prosperity Bank-Carmel Banking Center

Dr. Rito Silva
Vice President for Enrollment Services
Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Ms. Brittany Sotelo
Vice President of BRE
Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corp.

Mr. Ken Treviño
President
Workforce Solutions Coastal Bend

Mr. Shannon Wilde
Attorney at Law
Branscomb, PLLC

Dr. Esperanza Zendejas
Executive Director
Education Service Center, Region 2

Jeffrey R. West
Executive Director