University Leadership

Board of Visitors

The Board of Visitors is an appointive board within the organizational structure of the University, which assists the President and, upon request, the Board of Trustees in an advisory capacity.


Susan Stubbs

Executive Administrative Assistant



Susan Stubbs

Executive Administrative Assistant

The Board of Visitors exists to support the mission of Southwestern University by becoming informed of its program and providing feedback to the President and other administrative officials. As individuals, members of the board shall:

  • Serve as “opinion molders” or interpreters of the college to specific groups.
  • Report to the college the reactions of the general public and/or specific publics with which each member is associated in business or community life.
  • Help Southwestern accomplish its long-term objectives as a national liberal arts college of the highest rank.
Important Dates

Please mark your calendars for Board of Visitors’ upcoming meetings:

  • March 23, 2018
Members of the Board of Visitors
  • Ramona Adams, Houston, Retired
  • Daryl M. Allen ’93, Houston, Senior VP, Wealth Mangement, Ubs Financial Services
  • Brent Austin, Spicewood, Director, Williams Partners Lp
  • Nelson Avery, M.D., Round Rock, Clinical Professor, College Of Medicine, Texas A&M University Health Science Center
  • Rev. Paul T. Barton, Ph.D. ’83
  • Benjamin Boorman ’02, Jarrell, Head Of High School, Gateway College Preparatory School
  • Joan Bray ’67, St. Louis, Missouri, Retired Missouri State Senator
  • Michael Brewer, Washington, D.C., Retired, Business/Law
  • Turner M. Caldwell, Iii, M.D. ’71
  • Robbie Dodd 95, Austin, Retired
  • Virginia Hyde Dupuy ’71, Dallas, Grammy-Nominated Artist, Professor Of Voice, Meadows School Of The Arts, Southern Methodist University
  • Anna Eby ’05, Georgetown, Owner, Eby Law Firm Pllc, District 1 Representative, Georgetown City Council
  • Rev. Billy Echols-Richter 80, Frisco, Lead Pastor, Grace Avenue United Methodist Church
  • Cile Spelce Elley ’91, Austin, Owner/Executive Producer, Electro-Fish Inc.
  • Edward H. Ellis, Jr. ’64, Round Top, Executive Vice President, Houston International Insurance Group Ltd.
  • Brittany A. Fondren ’11 , Houston, Business Manager, Cornerstone Recovery Inc.
  • Tom Forbes ’71, Austin, Partner, Kemp Smith LLP
  • Stephen K. Gardner ’82, Houston, Investor, Former CEO, NPG Capital Resources Company
  • Glen Garey, Austin, Retired
  • Justin A. Gould ’98, Austin, Vice President Of Development, The Texas Methodist Foundation
  • Michael Hansen ’93, San Francisco, California, Chief Financial Officer, Wells Fargo - Wealth Management Division
  • Karen Hanson-Flowers ’75, Houston, Senior Vice President, Contract Administration And Human Resources, Alpheus Communications, Llc
  • Sue Harshman 73, Retired Senior Vice President, Business Support Executive, U.S. Trust, Bank Of America Private Wealth Management
  • Marvin D. Henderson, Jr., Austin, Private Investor, Lender, Entrepreneur, Former Gasoline Distributor For Texaco, Exon, Shell, Citgo
  • Winell Herron, Houston, Group Vice-President For Public Affairs, Diversity And Environmental Affairs, H-E-B 
  • Laura K. Hinson 83
  • Carolyn Holloway, Georgetown, Community Philanthropist
  • Carl Illig
  • Glover Johnson ’89, Oak Park, Illinois, Senior National Sales Director, US Psychiatry Franchise, Lundbeck Llc
  • Todd F. Kimbrough ’96, Austin, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Llp
  • Michael B. Knisely ’99, Austin, Shareholder, Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott LLP
  • Dale Knobel, Ph.D., Georgetown, President Emeritus & Professor Of History Emeritus, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, Senior Higher Education Fellow, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Michael S. Lade ’88, Houston, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Development Officer, Sirius Solutions LlLP
  • Martin J. Landon, San Antonio, Chief Executive Officer, Celonova Biosciences Inc.
  • Jack A. Lyons ’75, Houston, Managing Director, Wortham LLC 
  • Pierce P. Macguire ’14, Dallas, Associate Attorney, William Arnold Iii & Associates\
  • Erin Manning, M.D. ’93, Houston, Physician, Partners In Ob/Gyn Care
  • Jay Marshall, New York, Ny, Managing Director, Alixpartners LLP
  • Wm. Chris Mathers, CPA ’81, Galveston, Partner, WCM Associates LLP
  • Kevin G. Mcmahon, CPA/ABV, CVA, Lubbock, Certified Public Accountant, Semi  Retired, Mcmahon Vinson Bennet Llp
  • Sue Mcmillin, Round Rock, Greater Texas Foundation, President and CEO
  • Thomas M. Morin ’94
  • Caroline C. Negley ’08, Houston, Development, Otricath
  • Douglas A. Paisley, Ii ’70, Houston, Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
  • Claire E. Peel, Ph.D., Pt, Fapta ’72, Fort Worth, Interim Provost, University Of North Texas Health Science Center
  • Jennifer L. Peel, Ph.D. ’86, San Antonio, Assistant Dean For Graduate Medical Education/Professor, Anesthesiology, The University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
  • Kenneth W. Poteete, Georgetown, President Emeritus, Georgetown Health Foundation
  • William C. Powers
  • Stephen Ressling ’81, Houston, Attorney, Chernosky Smith, Ressling & Smith PLLC
  • Joshua Schroeder, Georgetown, Attorney, Sneed, Vine & Perry Pc
  • Douglas Smith, Ph.D., Georgetown, Retired Chemical Engineer, Shell Oil Company
  • Mark B. Smith ’80, Dallas, Founder And COO, Seldon Energy
  • Wendy M. Smith ’88, Austin, Executive Vice President, Cope Health Solutions
  • Perry C. Steger, Georgetown, President, Steger + Bizzell Engineering Inc.
  • Billy Ray Stubblefield ’71, Georgetown, Presiding Judge, Third Administrative Judicial Region, State Of Texas
  • Alice Schorre Stultz ’72, Georgetown, Professional Volunteer
  • Zachary Symm ’08, Round Rock, Owner, Dyess Aviation Inc.
  • Ajay K. Thomas ’94, Austin, Head Of U.S. Public Finance, Dcm Investment Banking, William Blair & Company
  • Carl N. Tyson, Ph.D., Austin, President, CEO And Director, Thinkwell Corporation
  • Francis “Fay” Vincent, Esq., Vero Beach, Florida, Former Commissioner Of Major League Baseball, Former President And CEO Of Columbia Pictures Industries Inc., Former Executive Vice President Of The Coca-Cola Company
  • Lorri J. White ’92, Houston, Managing Director, Head Of Leveraged Capital, AIG Investments
  • Charles A. Williams ’84, Houston, President, Alkek Foundation
  • James W. Wilson ’69, Georgetown, Sales/Marketing, Xerox Corporation/Texas Instruments
  • Robert Witt, Georgetown, Private Arbitrator, Finra Corporation
  • Miguel J. Zorrilla ’92, Austin, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley