Members of the Society

For the Year 2009

(Name of Spouse appears in parentheses)

ABOUSSIE, MARILYN (JOHN HAY), chief justice retired, Texas Third Court of Appeals, Austin and San Angelo

ADAMS, PHIL, board of regents, Texas A&M University; director, American Momentum Bank; Texas Public Policy Foundation Board, Bryan

ALLBRITTON, JOE LEWIS (BARBARA), lawyer; investor; chairman Perpetual Corporation, Houston

ALLISON, SHARON WILSON (SAM), former president of board of International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region, member of Governing Council of International Planned Parenthood Federation. Serves on boards of  Guttmacher Institute, Americans for UNFPA, board of visitors for Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Pathfinder International. Serves on the College of Liberal Arts Advisory Council at The University of Texas at Austin, Waco

ARNOLD, DANIEL C. (BEVERLY), private investor, Houston

ASHBY, LYNN COX (DOROTHY), former editor, editorial page, Houston Post; member, Houston Philosophical Society; author, columnist, Houston

ATLAS, MORRIS (RITA), lawyer; senior partner, Atlas and Hall, McAllen Babcock, Charles L. (Nancy), general counsel, Texas Association of Broadcasters; chairman, Texas Supreme Court Advisory Board Committee, Houston

BARNES, SUSAN J., reverend, assistant rector, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Austin

BARNETT, LYNN (RANDY), director, Abilene Cultural Affairs Council, Abilene

BARNHILL, JOHN W. (JANE), member, The University of Texas Board of Regents; Chairman of the Bank of Brenham; Board of Directors for Blue Bell Creameries; past president of the Texas Exes; past chair of The University of Texas System Chancellor’s Council, Brenham

BARROW, THOMAS D. (JANICE), retired president, T-Bar-X, Ltd., Houston

BARTLETT, Richard C. (Joanne), vice chairman, Mary Kay Inc.; chairman, National Environmental Education & Training Foundation; member of board, National Council for Science & the Environment, NatureServe, The Nature Conservancy; member, Governor’s Environmental Flows Advisory Committee, Carrollton BASH, FRANK (SUSAN), retired director, McDonald Observatory, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

BASS, James (Hong), President, Ojai Goliad, LLC; Board Member of The Trinity Trust, St. Mark’s School of Texas, The Hockaday School, Dallas

BASS, Richard “Dick” D. (Alice), co-authored Seven Summits; board of directors, Y.M.C.A., Dallas; Lifetime Achievement, National Ski Area Association, Dallas

BEAUMONT,J. Penny (Roger), retired associate director, formerly Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M System; president, Foundation for Women’s Resources, Bryan

BELL, PAUL GERVAIS (SUE), retired general contractor, Houston BIGGS, EDWARD GLENN (ANN), former chairman, Baylor University Board of Regents and First National Bank, San Antonio

BLANTON, JACK S., JR. (LESLIE), chairman, Nicklos Drilling Company; former chairman & CEO ADCOR-Nicklos Drilling Company; Chairman & CEO JEM Group, Houston

BLANTON, JACK S., SR. (GINGER), former chairman, current board member, Houston Endowment Inc., Houston

BOBBITT, PHILIP C., professor of law, The University of Texas at Austin; author, Austin

BOLES, JOHN B. (NANCY), William Pettus Hobby Professor of History at Rice University, managing editor of the Journal of Southern History, Houston

BRINKERHOFF, ANN BARBER, chair, UTMB Centennial Commission; Hogg Foundation national advisory board; vice president, Houston Community College Foundation; chairman emeritus, Liberal Arts Foundation, The University of Texas at Austin; chair, Women’s Institute, Austin, Houston

BROWN, MICHAEL S. (ALICE), professor of molecular genetics and director, Jonsson Center for Molecular Genetics, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; 1985 Nobel laureate in physiology or medicine, Dallas

BROWNELL, BLAINE A. (MARDI), former provost, University of North Texas; former president, Ball State University; higher education consultant and author, Charlottesville, VA

BRYAN, J. P. (MARY JON), CEO, Torch Energy Advisors Inc.; former president, Texas State Historical Association, Houston

BURKA, PAUL J. (SARAH), senior executive editor of Texas Monthly, cocreator of biennial Best and Worst Legislators feature; former attorney with the Texas Legislature, Austin

BURNS, Fred C. (PAT), retired chairman, John L. Wortham & Son; president, Wortham Foundation, Inc.; board of directors, JP Morgan Chase Bank of Texas, Houston

BURTON, W. Amon Jr. (Carol), attorney; adjunct professor, The University of Texas School of Law; National Conference of Bar Examiners’ Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination, Austin

BUSH, GEORGE W. (LAURA), former president of the United States of America, Dallas

BUSH, LAURA WELCH (GEORGE), former first lady of the United States of America, founder of the Texas Book Festival, Dallas

BUTT, CHARLES C., chairman of the board and chief executive officer, H. E. Butt Grocery Company, San Antonio

CALDWELL, JOHN CLIFTON (SHIRLEY), rancher; former chairman, Texas Historical Commission; former president, Texas State Historical Association, Albany

CALGAARD, RONALD KEITH (GENIE), Chairman and trustee, Ray Ellison Grandchildren Trust; president emeritus, Trinity University, San Antonio

CAMPBELL, RANDOLPH “MIKE” B. (DIANA SNOW), Regents Professor of History, University of North Texas, Denton

CANTRELL, GREGG, professor of history, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth

CAPPER, JOYCE PATE (ROBERT ), founder, Abraham Lincoln Appreciation Society; honorary consular, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; organized first Edna Gladney Auxiliary in 1965; opened Pate Museum of Transportation in Cresson, Texas, Fort Worth

CAPPER, Robert S. (Joyce), president, Fort Worth Chapter of the American Heart Association; vice chairman, Harris Methodist Health Foundation, Fort Worth

CARLSON, Paul H., professor of history, Texas Tech University; director, Texas Tech Center for the Southwest; author The Plains Indians, Pecos Bill: A Military Biography of William R. Shaffer, and Empire Builder in the Texas Panhandle: William Henry Bush, Ransom Canyon

CARLETON, DON E. (SUZANNE), executive director, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

CARPENTER, ELIZABETH “LIZ,” former assistant secretary of education, Washington correspondent, White House press secretary; consultant, LBJ Library; author and speaker, Austin

CARSON, RONALD (UTE), Independent Scholar and Adjunct Professor in the Plan II Honors Program, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

CATTO, HENRY E., former U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and El Salvador; vice-chairman, Aspen Institute; former vice-chairman, National Public Radio; former director, U.S. Information Agency, San Antonio

CAVAZOS, LAURO F. (PEGGY ANN), former U.S. secretary of education; former president, Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Port Aransas

CHEW, DAVID WELLINGTON (MANDY), Chief Justice, Eighth Court of Appeals, 2006 to present; 8th Court of Appeals Justice, 1996-2007; past representative, City Council of El Paso; practicing attorney specializing in immigration and nationality law; former Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy; El Paso

CIGARROA, FRANCISCO (GRACIELA), chancellor, The University of Texas System; pediatric and transplant surgeon, Austin

CIGARROA, JOAQUIN G., JR. (BARBARA), physician, internal medicine and cardiology, Laredo

CLEMENTS, WILLIAM P., JR. (RITA), former governor of Texas; former chairman, SEDCO, Inc.; former U.S. deputy secretary of defense, Dallas

COERS, Donald, Provost, Vice President, Academic Affairs, Angelo State University; award winning author and international expert on the works of John Steinbeck; state president, Texas Council of Faculty Senates, San Angelo

CORMIER, RUFUS (YVONNE), attorney and partner in the Houston office of Baker Botts L.L.P., Houston

CORNYN, JOHN (SANDY), U.S. Senator sworn into the U.S. Senate on December 2, 2002. Senator Cornyn serves on five key Senate committees: Armed Services; Judiciary; Budget; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Joint Economic Committee. He chairs the Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Citizenship and the Armed Services Committee’s subcommitteeon Emerging Threats and Capabilities, San Antonio and Washington, D.C.

COX, PATRICK (BRENDA), assistant director, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin; historian; writer, Austin

CRAIN, JOHN WALKER (MIMI), president of Summerlee Foundation; honorary director, Texas State Historical Association, Dallas

CRAVEN, JUDITH LYNN BERWICK (MORITZ), past president, United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast; regent, The University of Texas System, Houston

CRIM, WILLIAM ROBERT (MARGARET), investments, Kilgore

CRISP, James E., professor of history, North Carolina State University; member, Academy of Outstanding Teachers; author, Raleigh, NC

CROOK, ELIZABETH (MARC LEWIS), author; member, Texas Institute of Letters, Austin

CRUTCHER, RONALD A. (BETTY), provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, Miami University; cellist, Oxford, OH

CRUZ, R. Ted (Heidi), former Solicitor General of Texas; Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; Adjunct Professor of Law, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin

CULLUM, LEE, journalist contributing columns to Dallas Morning News and commentaries to National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and to News Hour with Jim Lehrer; author of Genius Came Early: Creativity in the Twentieth Century, Dallas

CUNNINGHAM, WILLIAM H. (ISABELLA), former president, The University of Texas at Austin; former chancellor, The University of Texas System, Austin

CURTIS , GREGORY (TRACY), editor, Texas Monthly, 1981-2000; author, Austin

DAILEY, MACEO (SONDRA), director of African American Studies and assistant professor of history at The University of Texas at El Paso; board chair of Humanities Texas, El Paso

DAVIS, D. JACK (GAIL), professor of Art, University of North Texas; director, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, Denton

DAVIS, RAMONA, executive director, Greater Houston Preservation Alliance, Houston

DE WETTER, MARGARET BELDING, artist and poet, El Paso

DEAN, DAVID A. (JEAN), lawyer; former secretary of state, Texas, Dallas

DECHERD, ROBERT W. (MAUREEN), chairman, president, and chief executive officer, A. H. Belo Corporation, Dallas

DE LA TEJA, JESÚS F. (MAGDALENA), Appointed first Texas Historian 2007 by the Governor; Department of History Chair, Texas State University; former president, Board of Directors, Texas State Historical Association, San Marcos

DELCO, WILHELMINA (EXALTON ), former member, Texas House of Representatives; civic leader; adjunct professor, Community College Leadership Program, The University of Texas at Austin; and chair, Board of Trustees, Huston-Tillotson College, Austin

DENIUS, FRANKLIN W. (CHARMAINE), lawyer; former president, The University of Texas Ex-Students’ Association; member, Constitutional Revision Committee; Distinguished Alumnus, The University of Texas at Austin; decorated veteran of World War II, Austin

DENTON, P. LYNN (MARK), director of the Public History Program at Texas State University, founding Director of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum; Past-President, Texas Association of Museums, Dripping Springs

DEWHURST, DAVID, lieutenant governor of Texas, veteran, businessman, rancher, Austin

DICK, JAMES, founder-director, International Festival-Institute at Round Top; concert pianist and teacher, Round Top

DJEREJIAN, EDWARD P. (FRANCOISE HAELTERS ), Founding and present Director of the James Al Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and former U.S. Ambassador to the Syrian Arab Republic, Houston

DOBIE, DUDLEY R., JR. (SAZA), successor trustee, Clayton Foundation of Research; shareholder, Brorby & Crozier, P. C., Austin

DOUGHERT Y, J. CHRYS, III, retired attorney; former Honorary French Consul in Austin; former president, State Bar of Texas; former trustee, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, Austin; former trustee, The University of Texas Law School Foundation; trustee, Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, The Austin Project; Administrative vice-chair, Texas Appleseed, Austin

DOUGHERT Y, J. CHRYS, IV (MARY ANN), Senior research scientist, National Center for Educational Achievement & ACT, Inc., Austin

DUGGER, RONNIE E. (PATRICIA BLAKE), reporter, writer, and social structure activist, Austin and Cambridge, MA

DUNCAN, A. BAKER (SALLY), chairman, Duncan-Smith Investments Inc., San Antonio

DUNCAN, CHARLES WILLIAM, JR. (ANNE), chairman, Duncan Interests; former secretary, U.S. Energy Department; deputy secretary, U.S. Defense Department; president, The Coca-Cola Company; chairman, Rotan Mosle Financial Corporation, Houston

DUNCAN, JOHN HOUSE (BRENDA), businessman; chairman, board of trustees, Southwestern University, Houston

EARVIN, LARRY L., president, Huston-Tillotson College; former dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Clark Atlanta University, Austin

EMANUEL, VICTOR LLOYD, naturalist and founder of Victor Emanuel Nature Tours, Austin

FARABEE, KENNETH RAY (MARY MARGARET), former vice-chancellor and general counsel, The University of Texas System; former member, Texas Senate, Austin

FAULKNER, LARRY R. (MARY ANN), president emeritus, The University of Texas at Austin, Houston

FEHRENBACH, T. R. (LILLIAN), author; historian; former chairman, commissioner emeritus, Texas Historical Commission; former chairman, Texas Antiquities Committee; fellow, Texas State Historical Association, San Antonio

FISHER, RICHARD (NANCY), recipient of Service to Democracy Award & Dwight D. Eisenhower Medal for Public Service from the American Assembly; president & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; member, Federal Open Market Committee; former vice chairman, Kissinger McLarty Associates; former deputy, U.S. trade representative; Laureate, Dallas Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Dallas

FLATO, EDWARD C. (KATY), architect, Lake/Flato, San Antonio

FLAWN, PETER T. (PRISCILLA), president emeritus, The University of
Texas at Austin, Austin

FLEMING, CHERYL (JON), operatic soprano, director & producer; former Dean of Margaret Petree School of Performing Arts in Oklahoma City; former Managing Director of the Tulsa Opera; advisor-consultant of the Metropolitan Opera, National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities; award winning poet, writer on Arts education, children’s books author, North Zulch

FLEMING, JON HUGH (CHERYL), educator; consultant; businessman; former president, Texas Wesleyan College; former member, Governor’s Select Committee on Public Education, North Zulch

FLORES, DIONICIO, Texas State University Board of regents; executive vice president and editor, El Paso Times, El Paso

FLOWERS, BETTY SUE, former director, Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, Austin

FRANCIS, James B. Jr. (DEBBIE), president, Francis Enterprises, Inc; board of directors, Silverleaf Resorts, Inc; trustee, Southwest Research Institute, Dallas

FRANCIS, L. Frederick “Rick” (Ginger), vice chairman, director, Bank of the West; board of directors, Western Refining Inc; Board of Regents Chairman, Texas Tech University System; board of managers, El Paso Workforce Collaborative, El Paso

FRAZIER, DONALD (SUSAN), professor of history, McMurry University; fellow and executive director, Grady McWhiney Research Foundation, Abilene

FROST, PAT (KELLEY), president, Frost National Bank; serves on over ten non-profit boards in San Antonio, San Antonio

FROST, TOM C. (PATRICIA), chairman emeritus, Frost National Bank, San Antonio

FURGESON, W. ROYAL, JR. (MARCELLENE), U.S. district judge, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, Dallas

GALBRAITH, JAMES K. (YING TANG), professor, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

GALVAN, ISRAEL J. (MARSHA ANN PERLMAN), founder and president of GHG Corp., League City

GALVIN, CHARLES O’NEILL (MARGARET), centennial professor of law, emeritus, Vanderbilt University, Nashville; of counsel, Haynes and Boone, L.L.P., Dallas; distinguished professor of law emeritus, Southern Methodist University, Dallas

GARCIA, JULIET VILLARREAL (OSCAR E.), president of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, Brownsville

GARNER, BRYAN ANDREW (PAN), author; lecturer; lawyer; president, LawProse, Dallas

GARRETT, JENKINS (VIRGINIA), lawyer; former member, board of regents, The University of Texas System; former chairman, board of trustees, Tarrant County Junior College; distinguished alumnus award, The University of Texas at Austin, Fort Worth

GARWOOD, WILLIAM L. (MERLE), judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Austin

GEORGE, ROGER JAMES, JR. (CHERYL), trial lawyer, founding partner of George & Donaldson, LLP, Austin

GILLETTE, MICHAEL L. (LEANN), director, Humanities Texas; retired, National Archives, Austin

GILLIS, MALCOLM (ELIZABETH), president, Rice University, Houston

GLICKMAN, Julius (Suzan), past chair, Chancellor’s Council, The University of Texas System; past chair, Development Board, The University of Texas; board of directors, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art; chair, Texas Humanities Council; Advisory Board of Directors, UT Health Science Center; Recipient of pro Bene Meritus, College of Liberal Arts Univ. of Texas; Liberal Arts Council, Univ. of Texas; Recipient of Leon Jaworski  Award for Public Service from the Houston Bar Auxiliary; Past Chairman of the Board and President, Houston Public Television; Past Director, Executive Committee, Houston Symphony; Past Director, Greater Houston YMCA; Houston

GOETZMANN, WILLIAM H. (MEWES), Jack S. Blanton Sr. Endowed Chair in History and American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin; Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Austin

GOGUE, George J. (Susie), Chancellor, University of Houston System; President, University of Houston; board of directors, Greater Houston Partnership; member, Texas International Education Consortium, Houston

GOLDSTEIN, JOSEPH L., professor of medicine and molecular genetics, The University of Texas Southwest Medical Center; Nobel laureate in medicine or physiology, Dallas

GORDON, WILLIAM EDWIN (ELIZABETH B.), distinguished professor emeritus, Rice University; foreign secretary (1986-1990), National Academy of Sciences, Houston

GRANOF, Michael H. (Dena Hirsch), professor of Accounting, McCombs School of Business and LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin; specialist in government accounting; member of several committees involved in setting accounting and auditing standards for both state and local governments and federal
government, Austin

GRANT, JOSEPH M., chairman emeritus, Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc., Dallas

GREENHILL, JOE R. (MARTH A), lawyer; former chief justice, Supreme Court of Texas, Austin

GRUBEN, William C. (Marilu), vice president, senior economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; director, Bank’s Center for Latin American Economics; adjunct professor, Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University, & Department of International Studies, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas

GUERRA, FERNANDO A. (BEVERLY), director of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at University of Texas Health Science  Center-San Antonio, member of Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, member of Commonwealth Fund, National Commission for a High  Performing Public Health System, recipient of Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award from The University of Texas Medical Branch, recipient of Bronze Star Medal, U.S. Army Commendation Medal, San Antonio GUEST, WILLIAM F., attorney; chairman, American Capitol Insurance Company, Houston

GULLETT, JOHN, physician, Provincetown, MA

GUNTER, PETE A.Y. (ELIZABETH), Regents Professor of Philosophy, University of North Texas; member, Texas Institute of Letters; board of directors, Southwest Philosophy Review; president, Association for Process Philosophy of Education; lifetime board member and past president, Big Thicket Association, Denton

GUTHRIE, JUDITH K., United States Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Tyler

HAMILTON , ANN THOMAS, senior grant officer, Houston Endowment Inc.; vice-president, Jacob W. & Terese Hershey Foundation, Houston HAMM, GEORGE FRANCIS (JANE), president emeritus, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler

HARDESTY, ROBERT L. (MARY), former president, Southwest Texas State University; former assistant to the president of the United States; former chairman,board of governors, United States Postal Service; former vice-chancellor, The University of Texas System, Austin

HARRIGAN, STEPHEN MICHAEL (SUE ELLEN), author; contributing editor, Texas Monthly, Austin


HARTE , EDWARD HOLMEAD, former publisher, Corpus Christi Caller Times, Corpus Christi

HAY, JESS, Retired Chairman and CEO, Lomas Financial Group; chairman, Texas Foundation for Higher Education; former member, board of regents, University of Texas System, Dallas

HAYES, PATRICIA A., retired CEO, Seton Healthcare Network, Austin

HECHT, NATHAN LINCOLN, justice, Supreme Court of Texas, Austin

HERSHEY, TERESE TARLTON “TERRY,” civic leader; Houston Parks Board; National Association of Flood Plain Managers Foundation; National Recreation and Park Association; Texas Women’s Hall of Fame; former board member, National Audubon Society; Trust for Public Lands, Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission; Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center; Frances K. Hutchison Medal for distinguished service to conservation, Garden Club of America, Houston

HEYER, GEORGE STUART , JR., professor emeritus, history of doctrine, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin

HIGGINBOTHAM, PATRICK E. (ELIZABETH), judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Dallas

HILGERS, WILLIAM B., attorney; former chairman, Supreme Court of Texas Grievance Oversight Committee, Del Valle

HILL, LYDA, president, LH Holdings and Seven Falls Company, Dallas HINES, GERALD DOUGLAS (BARBARA), chairman, Hines Interests, Houston

HIXON, SARITA A. (ROBERT ), Board of Directors, Texas State Historical Association, appointed to Texas Historical Commission 2005, past chair of San Jacinto Museum of History; elected Kenedy County Commissioner, Precinct 3 2008, Houston

HO, James C. (Allyson), Solicitor General of Texas; Of Counsel, Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher, LLP, Dallas; Law Clerk, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas; Chief Counsel, U.S. Senator John Cornyn, Dallas


HOBBY, WILLIAM PETTUS (DIANA), lieutenant governor of Texas, 1973–1991;  Radoslav A. Tsanoff Professor, Rice University, 1989–present; Sid Richardson Professor, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 1991–1997; chancellor, University of Houston System, Houston

HOLLAMAN, ELIZABETH E., former head, Trinity Episcopal School, educational consultant; president, Calvalry Consulting, Galveston

HOLT ZMAN, WAYNE H. (JOAN), professor emeritus of psychology and education; past president, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, University of Texas at Austin, Austin

HOOK, HAROLD SWANSON (JOANNE), retired chairman and chief executive, American General Corporation; trustee, Baylor College of Medicine; former national president of the Boy Scouts of America; Texas Business Hall of Fame, Houston

HORCHOW, S. ROGER (CAROLYN), founder and former CEO of the Horchow Collection, author, theatrical producer, Dallas

HOWE, JOHN P., III, physician; president and CEO, Project Hope, Washington, D.C.

HUDSON, EDWARD R. JR. (ANN FRASHER), independent oil producer; board member, Kimbell Art Foundation, Burnett Foundation, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Aspen Art Museum, and Aspen Center for Physics, Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, Fort Worth

HUEY, MARY EVELYN (GRIFFIN), president emerita, Texas Woman’s University, Denton

HUFFINES, JAMES R. (PATTY), former chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System and current vice chairman of the Board of Regents; Chairman, Central & South Texas for Plains Capital Bank, Austin

HUGHES, VESTER T., JR., lawyer; partner, K&L Gates, Dallas

HUNT, WOODY L. (GAYLE), chairman and CEO, Hunt Building Corporation; member, The University of Texas System Board of Regents; member of numerous local and state business and charitable boards, El Paso

HURLEY, ALFRED FRANCIS (JOANNA), professor of history, University of North Texas, chancellor/president emeritus, University of North Texas; chancellor emeritus, University of North Texas System, Brigadier General USAF (retired), Dallas

HUTCHISON, KAY BAILEY (RAY), U.S. senator; former state treasurer, Texas, Dallas and Washington, D.C.

INMAN, BOBBY R. (NANCY), admiral, U.S. Navy (retired); investor, Austin

JACK, JANIS GRAHAM (WILLIAM DAVID), U.S. district judge, Corpus Christi

JACKSON, LEE, chancellor, University of North Texas System; former member, Texas House of Representatives; four-time Dallas County Judge, Dallas

JACOBS, GARY, (JESSIE), chairman, Cabo Capital, Advisors, Ltd., Laredo

JAMAIL, JOSEPH D. JR., attorney; philanthropist, Houston

JAMES, THOMAS N. (GLEAVES), cardiologist; Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pathology, Inaugural Holder of the Thomas N. and Gleaves T. James Distinguished Chair in Cardiological Sciences, former president, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston

JOHNSON, Clay III (ANNE), Former Deputy Director, Management, Office of Management and Budget, Washington D.C.

JOHNSON, LUCI BAINES (IAN TURPIN), chair, LBJ Asset Management Partners, Austin

JORDAN, BRYCE (BARBARA), president emeritus, Pennsylvania State University, Austin

** KAIN, COLLEEN T., retired executive assistant, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

KECK, RAY M. (PATRICIA), president, Texas A&M International University, former provost & vice-president for Academic Affairs, Laredo

KELLEHER, HERB, cofounder and former executive chairman of Southwest Airlines, serves on Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board. Recipient of Wright Brothers  Memorial Trophy, INC magazine’s U.S. Master Entrepreneur and the Bower Award for Business Leadership from the Franklin Institute, Dallas

KELLY, DEE J. (JANICE), attorney, Fort Worth

KELSEY, MAVIS PARROTT SR., retired physician; founder and former chief, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston

KEMPNER, HARRIS L., JR. (HETTA), trustee, H. Kempner; president, Kempner Capital Management, Inc., Galveston

KESSLER, JAMES LEE (SHELLEY), Rabbi, Temple B’nai Israel; founder and first president, Texas Jewish Historical Society, Galveston

KING, CAROLYN DINEEN (THOMAS M. REAVLEY), circuit judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Houston

KING, ROBERT D., professor, Linguistics, founding dean, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

KLEBERG, SALLY SEARCY, financial educator; family office manager, New York and San Antonio

KLEIN, MELVYN N. (ANNETTE), founder, Melvyn N. Klein Interests; attorney; adjunct professor, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi

KRIER, CYNDI TAYLOR (JOSEPH), former member, Texas Senate; partner, Vallejo Ranch, San Antonio

KRUEGER, ROBERT “BOB” CHARLES (KATHLEEN), former U.S. senator, congressman, ambassador to Burundi, ambassador to Botswana, ambassador at-large to Mexico; former Texas Railroad commissioner; former vice-provost and dean of Arts and Sciences, Duke University; author; president, Krueger Associates, New Braunfels

LABOON, ROBERT BRUCE (RAMONA), of counsel, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP, Austin

LANE, Neal (Joni), Malcolm Gillis University professor and senior fellow, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University; former director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; former director National Science Foundation, Houston

LARIVIERE, RICHARD W. (JANIS), dean, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

LASATER, Garland M., Jr. (Mollie), Board of Visitors, McDonald Observatory of The University of Texas; member, Aspen Center for Physics; director, Aspen Science Center, Fort Worth

LEE, Elizabeth Maxwell (William), head of school, Columbus School for Girls, Columbus, Ohio; former executive director, Foundation for the Education of Young Women; founder, Irma Rangel Leadership School for Young Women, Dallas

LEEBRON, DAVID W. (Y. PING SUN), president, Rice University, former dean Columbia University School of Law, Houston

LEMAISTRE, CHARLES A. (ANDREA), president emeritus, the University of Texas System Cancer Center M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, San Antonio

LEVIN, WILLIAM C., physician; president emeritus and Ashbel Smith Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston

LINDSEY, JOHN H. (SARA), businessman; art collector; civic leader; former member, board of directors, Museum of Fine Arts; director, Alley Theatre; member, board of regents, Texas A&M University System; former member of the board of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Houston

LIVINGSTON, WILLIAM S. (LANA), senior vice president, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

LOCHRIDGE, LLOYD, lawyer; former president, State Bar of Texas; former member, board of governors, American Bar Association, Austin

LOCKE, JOHN PATRICK (RAMONA), president, Locke Holdings, Inc., Dallas

LORD, GROGAN (BETTY), senior chairman, First Texas Bancorp; member, Texas Securities Board; trustee, Southwestern University, Georgetown

LOW, GILBERT , lawyer, Beaumont

LOWE, RICHARD (KATHY), Regents Professor, University of North Texas; author and recipient of Jefferson Davis Award of the Museum of the Confederacy for Walker’s Texas Division, CSA: Greyhounds of the Trans-Mississippi, author of several books, Denton

LOWMAN, ALBERT T. (DARLYNE), past president, Texas Folklore Society, Book Club of Texas, Texas State Historical Association; managing partner, Lowman Ranch, Ltd., San Marcos

MACKINTOSH, PRUDENCE M. (JOHN), author; member, Texas Institute of Letters, Dallas

MACON, JANE (LARRY), attorney, city and trial attorney, City of San Antonio, San Antonio

MADDEN, WALES H., JR. (ABBIE), attorney; former member, board of regents, The University of Texas System, Amarillo

MARCUS, NANCY CAIN, professor, Southern Methodist University, former professor at University of Dallas and American Academy in Rome. Serves on boards of Dallas Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, Trinity Trust, Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations, and Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. Appointed to Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities and to Humanities Texas Board of Directors. Received presidential appointment as a United States Public Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly in 2001, Dallas

MARGO, ADAIR WAKEFIELD (DONALD R. “DEE”), owner, Adair Margo Gallery; member, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; State Advisory Council, Texas Book Festival; chairman, President’s Council on the Arts and Humanities, El Paso

MARK, HANS (MARION), professor of aerospace engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

MARSH, GWENDOLYN “WENDY” O. (STANLEY), civic volunteer active in arts and education, Amarillo

MARTIN , JAMES C., former associate director, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin; former executive director, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston; Department of Special Collections, The University of Texas; Arlington; and the Texas State Historical Association, Austin, retired, Austin

MARTIN , ROBERT S. (BARBARA), former director, Institute for Museum and Library Services; former director, Texas State Library, Dallas

MARTINE Z, PHILIP, United States District Judge, Western District of Texas; former Judge of the 327th District Court; member American Law Institute; former director El Paso Legal Assistance Society, El Paso Holocaust Museum, El Paso Cancer Treatment Center, and Hispanic Leadership Institute, El Paso

MARTINEZ, Vidal G. (Deborah), partner, Franklin, Cardwell, & Jones; Chairman, Texas Public Education Reform Foundation, Houston

MARZIO, PETER CORT , director, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston

MATTHEWS, JUDY JONES, president, Dodge Jones Foundation, Abilene

MATTHEWS, KATHLEEN SHIVE, Stewart Memorial Professor, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Wiess School of Natural Sciences, Rice University; elected to American Association for the Advancement of Science, Houston

MCCOMBS, B. J. “RED” (CHARLINE), owner, McCombs Enterprises, San Antonio


MCCOWN, F. SCOTT (MAURA POWERS), executive director, Center for Public Policy Priorities, retired judge, 345th District Court, Travis County, Texas, named by Texas Monthly as one of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Texas Politics,” Austin

MCDERMOTT, MARGARET (EUGENE), The University of Texas at Austin Distinguished Alumna; patron of the arts, education, and medicine in various community involvements; member, International council of Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Dallas Shakespeare Club; honorary alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dallas

MCFADDEN, JOSEPH M., president emeritus, professor of history, University of St. Thomas, Houston

MCHUGH, M. COLLEEN, member, Board of Regents, The University of Texas System, Corpus Christi

MCKNIGHT, JOSEPH WEBB (MIMI), professor, Southern Methodist School of Law; legal historian; law reformer, Dallas

MCLAUGHLIN, JOHN MARK (AMY), manager, Double M Ranch, Ltd; lawyer; chairman, Texas State Bank, San Angelo, San Angelo

MCNEILL, LARRY, past president, Texas State Historical Association; president, Texas Supreme Court Historical Society; president, Clark, Thomas & Winters, P.C., Austin

MCREYNOLDS, JIM (JUDY), member, Texas House of Representatives; former faculty member, Stephen F. Austin State University; owner, Chaparral Energy, Inc., Lufkin

MENDELSOHN, JOHN (ANNE), president of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston since 1996, board member of Greater Houston Partnership, Houston Technology Center, BioHouston and Houston Forum, Houston

MIDDLETON, HARRY J. (MIRIAM), director emeritus, Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum; executive director, Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation, Austin


MONDAY, JANE CLEMENTS (CHARLES), author; former regent, Texas State University System; former mayor, City of Huntsville, Huntsville MOORE, J. SAM, JR. (GRETA), retired lawyer; former chairman, Texas Committee for the Humanities; former member, Texas Law Review Association, El Paso

MOSLE, PAULA MEREDITH, life trustee, former chairman, Hockaday School; former dean of women, Rice University; former governor, current trustee advisor, Rice University; trustee, The St. Michael Foundation, Dallas

MULLINS, CHARLES B. (STELLA), executive vice chancellor for Health Affairs Emeritus; Ashbel Smith professor emeritus; consultant, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

MURDOCK, STEVE H. (MARY ZEY), professor, Department of Sociology, Rice University. Presidential appointee to head United States Census Bureau; Allyn and Gladys Cline chair in Sociology, Rice University; State Demographer of Texas, San Antonio

MURPHY, EWELL E., JR., lawyer, retired partner, Baker & Botts L.L.P.; distinguished lecturer, University of Houston Law Center, Houston NATALICIO, DIANA S., president, The University of Texas at El Paso; member, Texas Women’s Hall of Fame; author, El Paso

NEWTON, W. FRANK (NANCY JO), president of the Beaumont Foundation of America, a national resource for education in the field of technology. Past President of the State Bar of Texas and former Dean and Professor of Law at Texas Tech Law School, Beaumont

NICKLAUS, HELEN CAROL (TED), The University of Texas Liberal Arts Foundation Advisory Council, recipient of the Jim Veninga Award for Excellence in Humanities, Texas Council for the Humanities, Amarillo

NYE, Erle A. (Alice), chairman emeritus, TXU Corp; former chairman, current regent, Texas A&M University System, Dallas

O’CONNOR, MACONDA B., philanthropist, scholar, and public activist, Houston

OLSON, LYNDON L., JR. (KAY), former U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, Waco

OSHINSKY, DAVID M. (JANE), Jack S. Blanton Chair in History at The University of Texas at Austin; won Pulitzer Prize for History 2006 for Polio: An American Story; specialist in 20th century U.S. political and cultural history; frequent contributor to NY Times and other national publications, Austin

O'TOOLE, Thomas F. (Jane), managing partner, Glenhest, Ltd; Director, National Alliance for Mental Illness, Dallas

OXFORD, PATRICK CUNNINGHAM (KATE), Chairman, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP; board of regents, University of Texas Systems; board member, M.D. Anderson Outreach, Inc. & Texas Medical Center, Houston

PALAIMA, THOMAS G., professor of Classics at The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

PAREDES, Raym und A., Commissioner of Higher Education, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; board of directors, Texas Cultural Trust; board of trustrees, Mercy College, New York, Austin

PATTERSON, Patricia M., president, Patterson Investments, Inc; board of directors, Hockaday School, Dallas

PFEIFFER, Fred N. (Ann Maria), professional engineer; attorney; former General Manager, San Antonio River Authority, San Antonio

PHILIPS, Jeanne Johnson (David), senior vice president, Corporate Affairs and International Relations, Hunt Consolidated, Inc., Hunt Oil Company, Inc., Dallas

PHILLIPS, THOMAS ROYAL (LYN), attorney, Baker Botts, LLP, Austin

POPE, JACK (ALLENE), former chief justice, Supreme Court of Texas, Austin

PORTER -SCOTT, JENNY LIND (LAWRENCE E.), poet and educator, former poet laureate of Texas, Austin

POWELL, BOONE (DIANNE), president, Ford, Powell, & Carson, Architects; College of Fellows, American Institute of Architects; former president, Texas Society of Architects; peer professional, U.S. General Services Administration, San Antonio

POWERS, WILLIAM C. (KIM HEIBRUN), president, The University of Texas at Austin, Hines H. Baker and Thelma Kelly Baker Chair, University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Austin

PRADO, EDWARD C. (MARIA), U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals; former U.S. District Court Judge, Western District of Texas; former U.S. Attorney, Western District of Texas, San Antonio

PRESSLER, H. PAUL, III (NANCY), justice (retired), Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourteenth Supreme Judicial District, Houston

PROTHRO, CAREN H. (C. VINCENT), member of board of Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, and Southwestern Medical Foundation, Dallas

RAMEY, TOM B., JR. (JILL), lawyer; chief justice, Twelfth Court of Appeals, Tyler

RAMIREZ, MARIO E. (SARAH), physician; past member, board of regents, the University of Texas System; vice-president for South Texas Initiatives University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Rio Grande City

RANDALL, EDWARD, III (ELLEN), private investor, Houston

RANDALL, RISHER (FAIRFAX), former senior vice president and director, American General Investment Corporation; manager, family trusts, investments, and real estate, Houston

REASONER, HARRY MAX (MACEY), lawyer; senior partner, Vinson & Elkins, Houston

REAUD, WAYNE A., attorney and philanthropist; member of The University of Texas System Chancellor’s Council, Beaumont

REAVLEY, THOMAS M. (CAROLYN DINEEN KING), judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Austin

REYNOLDS, HERBERT H. (JOY), president emeritus, Baylor University; Air Force/NASA psychologist and neuroscientist, 1948-1968, Waco

RHODES, CHARLOTTE W. (ALEC), patron, Shakespeare at Winedale; chancellor’s council, The University of Texas at Austin; Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Advisory Council, The University of Texas at Austin, Dripping Springs

RITTER, GRETCHEN, vice provost and professor of government at The University of Texas at Austin. Former Director of the Center for Women and Gender Studies and former co-chair of the Gender Equity Task Force at UT Austin. Serves on Program Committee for the Foundation of the Ann Richards School and the Intercollegiate Women’s Athletics Committee for Y Sports, Austin

ROACH, Joyce G., fellow, Texas State Historical Association and Texas Folklore Society; Carr P. Collins prize for non-fiction, Texas Institute of Letters; president, Horned Lizard Conservation Society, Keller

ROBINSON, MARY LOU, U.S. district judge; former state appellate and trial judge, Amarillo

RODRIGUEZ, EDUARDO ROBERTO , attorney, Rodriguez, Colvin & Chaney, L.L.P., Brownsville

RODRIGUEZ, RAÚL (LORENA), managing director and CEO, North American Development Bank, San Antonio

ROGERS, ELIZABETH, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Western District of Texas since 1984, board of directors, State Bar of Texas 2005–2008, Alpine

ROGERS, Jesse W. (Karen), president, Midwestern State University; Commissioner, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Wichita Falls

ROMO, RICARDO (HARRIETT), president, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio

ROVE, KARL C., Fox News Contributor, Columnist for the Wall Street Journal and Newsweek, Washington, D.C.

RUTFORD, ROBERT HOXIE (MARJORIE ANN), Excellence in Education Foundation Chair in Geoscience, The University of Texas at Dallas; former president, The University of Texas at Dallas; former director, Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation; president, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, Richardson

SANSOM, ANDREW (NONA), executive director, River Systems Institute and Research Professor of Geography at Texas State University San Marcos; former executive director, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department; executive director, Texas Nature Conservancy; founder, The Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas, San Marcos

SCHRUM, JAKE B. (JANE), president, Southwestern University, Georgetown

SCHWITTERS, ROY F. (KAREN), S. W. Richardson Regents Chair in Physics,
The University of Texas at Austin; former director, Super Conducting Super Collider, Austin

SELDIN, DONALD W., William Buchanan and The University of Texas System Professor of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas

SHERMAN, MAX RAY (GENE ALICE), professor and dean emeritus, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin; former president, West Texas State University, Austin

SHILLING, ROY B., JR. (MARGARET), president emeritus, Southwestern University, Austin

SHINE, KENNETH I. (CAROLYN), Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at The University of Texas System Administration, Austin

SHIPLEY, GEORGE (DONNA), president and chief executive officer, Shipley & Associates, Inc., Austin

SHIVERS, ALLAN “BUD”, JR., chairman, Shivers Group, Inc.; chairman, Seton Fund, Austin

SMITH, BEA ANN, Texas Court of Appeals in Austin, Adjunct Professor, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin

SMITH, CULLEN (MICKEY), attorney, former president of the State Bar of Texas; member, Advisory Council, College of the Arts and Sciences, Baylor University, China Spring

SMITH, EVAN (JULIA), member, board of directors, Austin Film Society; board of directors Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Headliners Club, Trinity Episcopal School & Matinee Media, Austin

SMITH, FRANK C., JR. (KATHERINE), electrical engineer; specialist in data processing and geosciences, Houston

SMITH, STEVEN ESCAR (NATALIE), director and C. Clifford Wendler Professor, Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, and associate dean for advancement, Texas A&M University Libraries, College Station

SPECK, LAWRENCE W., W. L. Moody Centennial Professor in the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin, Dean School of Architecture 1992-2001, principal in Page Southerland Page, and American Institute of Architects Fellow, Austin

SPECTOR, ROSE (MORRIS), former Texas Supreme Court Justice, trial judge, and District Judge, San Antonio

SPIVEY, BROADUS A. (RUTH ANN), past president, State Bar of Texas, shareholder, Spivey & Ainsworth P.C., Austin

STALEY, THOMAS (CAROLYN), director, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center; Harry Ransom Chair of Liberal Arts; professor of English, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

STARK, LOIS F. (GEORGE), author and film producer; trustee of The Alley Theatre, Texas Children’s Hospital, St. John’s School, Sarah Lawrence College, Texas Humanities, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the Harry Ransom Center; and a Fellow of American Leadership Forum. Houston

STEINER, FREDERICK (ANNA), dean, School of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin; Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture, Austin

STEPHENS, F. L. “STEVE” (POLLYANNA), former chairman, CEO, and cofounder,
Town & Country Food Stores, Inc., San Angelo

STEVES, EDWARD GALT (NANCY), CEO, Steves & Sons, Inc., San Antonio

STEVES, MARSHALL T. (JANE), president and CEO of Crest Doors, Inc.; member, McDonald Observatory Board of Visitors; past managing partner, Mathews and Branscomb; past clerk, Federal Judge John H. Woods, San Antonio

STOBO, JOHN D. (MARY ANN), senior vice president for health sciences and services for the University of California, Oakland, CA

STOREY, CHARLES PORTER , JR. (GAIL), physician; author; Executive Vice-President American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Palliative Care Consultant, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Boulder, CO

STRAYHORN, CAROLE KEETON (ED), former Comptroller of Public Accounts; former Texas Railroad Commissioner; Mayor of Austin; president, Austin Community College Board of Trustees; president, Austin Independent School District Board, Austin

STREAM, Kathryn Sheaffer (Richard), former senior vice-president and director of the National Center for Human Performance, Texas Medical Center, Houston; advisor to the National Center for Human Performance and the Women’s Health Network; Kathryn S. Stream Leadership Award; Board of the Schull Institute Foundation, Denton

STRONG, LOUISE CONNALLY (BEEMAN), professor of medical genetics; Sue and Radcliffe Chair, The University of Texas System Cancer Center; Phi Beta Kappa, Houston

STUART , ANN, Chancellor & President Texas Woman’s University, past President, Rensselaer at Hartford, Connecticut, Denton

STUART , CLAUDIA (HAROLD), professor of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Sports and Exercise Sciences at West Texas A&M University; author, My Private Stock, Expressions, All Along Life’s Journey and Living Out Loud, An Anthology of Poetry, co-author Sociology--The New Millennium, second edition, Amarillo

SULLIVAN, TERESA A. (DOUG LAYCOCK), ‘provost & executive vice president, Academic Affairs, University of Michigan; professor, Sociology, College of Literature, Science & the Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

SUTTON, JOHN F. (NANCY), A. W. Walker Centennial Chair in Law Emeritus, The University of Texas at Austin; former dean, The University Texas Law School; former practicing attorney, San Antonio and San Angelo, Austin and San Angelo

TAYLOR, LONN (DEDIE), board member, Texas State Historical Association; former Historian, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Fort Davis

TEMPLE, ELLEN C. (ARTHUR “BUDDY” III), former member and vicechair, board of regents, The University of Texas System; publisher, Ellen C. Temple Publishing, Inc., Lufkin

TEMPLE, LARRY (LOUANN), lawyer; former chairman, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin

THOMAS, Gail Griffen (Robert), president, The Trinity Trust Foundation, Dallas; founder, CEO, Cities Alive, Dallas

THOMASSON, CHARLES W. (WILLA), lawyer, Corpus Christi TOBIN, DON, (PEGGY), former president, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Bandera

TOTTEN, HERMAN LAVON, dean, School of Library & Information Sciences, University of North Texas; member, National Commission on Library & Information Science; former president, Texas Library Association, Denton

TRAUTH, DENISE (JOHN HUFFMAN), president, Texas State University; writer, San Marcos

TROTTER, BILLY BOB (PEGGY), pathologist; emeritus director, Laboratories of Hendrick Medical Center, Abilene

TYLER, RON C. (PAULA), director, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth; former director, Texas State Historical Association and the Center for Studies in Texas History; former professor of history, The University of Texas at Austin, Fort Worth

UNTERMEYER, CHASE (DIANA), U.S. vice chairman of Strategic Real Estate Advisors, former United States Ambassador to Qatar, former Assistant Secretary of the Navy, served as Director of Presidential Personnel under George H. W. Bush, former vice president for government affairs and professor of public policy at the UT Health Science Center, Houston

VENINGA, JAMES F. (CATHERINE WILLIAMS), associate professor and chair, Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service, Wausau,WI

VENNEMA, DIANE STANLEY (PETER), author and illustrator, Houston

VICK, FRANCES BRANNEN, former director and co-founder, University of North Texas Press; past president, Texas Institute of Letters; past president, Texas State Historical Association, Dallas

VON ESCHENBACH, ANDREW C. (MADELYN), former Commissioner, US FDA; former Director, National Cancer Institute; former Executive VP and Chief Academic Officer, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Clinical Research Distinguished Chair in Urologic Oncology, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston; instructor, urology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Lieutenant Commander (ret.), US Navy, Montgomery

WAINERDI, RICHARD E. (ANGELA), president and CEO, Texas Medical Center, Houston

WARNER, DAVID C. (PHYLLIS), professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, Austin

WEDDINGTON, SARAH RAGLE, lawyer; adjunct professor, The University of Texas at Austin; former member, Texas House of Representatives; former assistant to the president of the United States; former general counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture; author, Austin

WEINBERG, LOUISE (STEVEN), Holder of the William B. Bates Chair for the Administration of Justice and professor of law, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

WEINBERG, STEVEN (LOUISE), Josey-Welch Foundation Chair in Science and Regental Professor, University of Texas at Austin; Nobel Prize in physics; research and publications in physics and astronomy, Austin

WHITE, L. MICHAEL, Ronald Nelson Smith Endowed Chair in Classics, Founder of Religious Studies Program, Professor of Religious Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

WHITMORE, JON S. (JENNIFER), president, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

WHITTENBURG, GEORGE (ANN), lawyer; member, Council of the American Law Institute; Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation, Amarillo

WILDENTHAL, C. KERN (MARGARET), president, Southwestern Medical Foundation, Dallas

WILHELM, MARILYN, founder-director, Wilhelm Schole International; author, Houston

WILSON, ISABEL BROWN (WALLACE S.), board of trustees: The Brown Foundation, Houston; Smith College, Northampton, MA; chairman, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; board of visitors, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; advisory board, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Texas, Houston

WILSON, ROSINE MCFADDIN, historian and author; former president, Texas Historical Foundation; vice-chairman, Texas Historical Commission; president of the board, McFaddin-Ward House Museum; trustee, McFaddin-Ward Foundation; trustee, San Jacinto Museum of History, Beaumont

WINTERS, J. SAM (DOROTHY), attorney, Austin

WITTLIFF, WILLIAM DALE (SALLY), typographer and publisher; president, Encino Press; movie scriptwriter and film producer; councilor, Texas Institute of Letters, Austin

WOOD, Jane Roberts, English professor, Dallas County Community College District, Fiction Writing, SMU; fellow, National Endowment of the Arts, National Endowment of Humanities; recipient, Texas Institute of Letters Short Story Award, Argyle

WOODRUFF, PAUL B. (LUCIA), professor of philosophy, The University of Texas at Austin; author, Austin

WRIGHT, GEORGE CARLTON (VALERIE), president, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View

WRIGHT, JAMES S. (MARY), architect; senior partner, Page Southerland Page, Dallas

WRIGHT, LAWRENCE GEORGE (ROBERT A), author; staff writer, The New Yorker; screenwriter, Austin

WRIGHT, WILLIAM P. “BILL”, JR. (ALICE), investments, author, photographer, former chairman, Western Marketing, Inc.; former member, National Council on the  Humanities; former chairman, Texas Council on the Humanities; board of managers, School of American Research, Santa Fe; director, National Trust for the Humanities; The University of Texas Press Advisory Council; commissioner, Texas Commission on the Arts, Abilene

WYNN, William Patrick, former Mayor of Austin; President, Civitas Investments; member, Urban Land Institute; chair, Energy Committee, US Conference of Mayors; Energy Executive of the Year, Association of Energy Engineers; Local Public Official of the Year, National Association of Social Workers, Austin

YEAGER, ELIZABETH, director, secretary, Perkins-Prothro Foundation; chairperson, Harry Ransom Center Advisory Council; member, Foundation and System Board, Cook Children’s Healthcare System, Wichita Falls

YEAGER, KATHLEEN “KAY” (FRANK), former mayor, Wichita Falls, Wichita Falls

YOUNG, BARNEY T. (SALLY), founding partner, Rain, Harrell, Emery, Young, and Duke; of counsel Locke, Liddell & Sapp, Dallas

YOUNG, Jay T. (Laurie), director, Business Development, Perot Systems Corp; Lt. Commander, US Naval Reserve; board of directors, Admiral Nimitz Foundation; book reviewer, Dallas Morning News, Plano

ZAFFIRINI, JUDITH (CARLOS), senator for the twenty-first district of Texas; owner, Zaffirini Communications, Laredo

*Life Member
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