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Board of Trustees

2022/2023 Officers

Lori Higgins, Board Chair

Steve Lyle, Chair Elect

Karen Nichols, Immediate Past Chair

Jeff Beaver, Jr., Vice Chair

Phillip Trew, Vice Chair

Natalia Rios, Secretary

Kevin Nectoux, Treasurer

Sade' Chick, General Campaign Chair

 Amy Tarver, Associate Campaign Chair

Jennifer Gregory, Allocations Chair

Raymond Begnaud, Allocations Vice Chair

2022/2023 Trustees

Jason Apodaca, Turner Industries

John Arcana, Remax

Dr. Dwaine Augustine*, Hamshire-Fannet ISD

Laura Austin, BASF

Dalton Babineaux*, Retired A/V&H

Jeff Beaver, Jr., Schaumburg & Polk

Raymond Begnaud, JM Prewitt Company

Norman Bellard, Lamar University

Terry Boles, ExxonMobil

Debbie Bridgeman, BISD

Tina Broussard, City of Beaumont

Dwayne Champagne, Edward Jones Lumberton

Doug Chase*, Allegiance Bank

Sadé Chick, Port of Beaumont

Gregory Clark, Legendary Inspections

Natosha Coleman, HEB (Unit Director) Beaumont. 6

Alan B. Coleman*, Dentistry

Marion C. Dunham, ExxonMobil 

Todd Dunkleberger*, Retired - Entergy Texas, Inc.

Phil Dunlap*, Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt

Kayla Fisher, BHHS Town & Country, Realtor

Ron Fletcher, Entergy        

Jennifer Gregory, Beaumont Housing Authority

Alex Guidroz*, Del Papa Distributing Company

Mike Hamburg*, Total

Lori Higgins, Mobiloil Credit Union

David Hitt*, Retired/Banking

Wayne Holland*, CommunityBank of Texas N.A.

Annie Neild Howell, H.B. Neild & Sons, Inc.

John Lee*, Lamar University, Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network

Evelyn Lord*, Retired - City of Beaumont

Steve Lucas*, Allegiance Bank

Steve Lyle, Texas Coffee Company

Shelton McClure*, Wells Fargo Texas

Craig Messer*, ISC Constructors

Ryan Miller, Christus SETX

Karen R. Nichols*, Lamar University Foundation

Kevin Nectoux, Hancock Whitney

Michael Perez*, Gateway Mortgage Group LLC

Vernon Pierce*, Jefferson County Commissioner

Jes Prince, Principality Properties

Natalia Rios, Scallon Controls

Laurie Ritchel*, Lamar University

Nikki Robin, Mid Jefferson Extended Care Hospital

Dr. Kevin Roy*, Interflow Factors, Corp.

Shanna Savage, Natgasoline

Pete Shelton*, Retired - City of Beaumont

Tim Sudela*, American Valve & Hydrant

Amy Tarver, Bill Clark Pest Control, Inc.

Cory Thibodeaux, UPS

Don Thompson, Thompson-Doctors Answering Service, Inc.

Dick Townsend*, Retired - Exxon Mobil

Phillip Trew, Jefferson Entergy

Daylyn Turner, JK Subaru                                                                                                                                                                    

Julie Walker, J. Walker Enterprises, LLC

Barbara Wilson, BAW Resale

Melissa Woods*, A4Media/Suddenlink Media

Juan Zabala*, Lamar University

*Past President/Chairman of the Board - Lifetime Member