Board of Directors

Mayor Betsy Price, City of Fort Worth
Mayor Betsy Price, City of Fort Worth – Honorary Chair

Michael Bennett Chairman of the Board
Michael Bennett
Chairman of the Board

City Council Liaisons

BandungJungus Jordan
BudapestAnn Zadeh
GuiyangDennis Shingleton, Zim Zimmerman
MbabaneKelly Allen Gray
NagaokaDanny Scarth, Gyna Bivens
Reggio EmiliaZim Zimmerman, Sal Espino
TolucaSal Espino
TrierGyna Bivens, Danny Scarth

Executive Committee

Chair, Michael Bennett, Bennett Benner Partners
Chair-elect, Johnny Campbell, Sundance Square
Secretary, Eva Bonilla
Treasurer, Mike Thomas, Inwood Bank
Past Chairman/Nominating, Ann Rice
Development Chair, Becky Renfro-Borbolla, Renfro Foods
Government Relations, Michael Hyatt, UBS Financial Services
Long Range Planning Chair, Dr. Thomas Fairchild, UNT Health Science Center
Marketing Chair, Kara Peterson, Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Program Chair, Dr. Staussa Ervin, Mind Peace Counseling
At-Large, Travis DeVault, BNSF Railway Company
At-Large, James Meintjes, JPMorgan Chase Bank
At-Large, Mary Jo Polidore, DFW International Airport
Bandung Chair, Nancy Lopez
Budapest Chair, Greg Jackson, Attorney-at-Law
Guiyang Chair, Renee Permann, Pier 1 Imports
Mbabane Chair, Rae Hyatt
Nagaoka Chair, Ronda Stucker
Reggio Emilia Chair, Mark & Robin Nurdin, Bank of Texas
Toluca Chair, Richard Casarez, ONCOR
Trier Chair, Greg Irwin, BBVA Compass Bank

Board of Directors

Hannah Behrens, HGC Real Estate Services
Tom Brents
L.O. Brightbill III, Southwest Bank
Gary Brinkley, Stockyards Station
Carlo Capua, Z’s Cafe and Catering
Gary Cumbie, Cumbie Consulting
Lynne Eller, Williams Trew Sotheby’s International Realty
Nan Dearen Gluntz
David Johnson, Winstead, PC
Veronica Chavez Law, Brackett & Ellis
Marianne Leal, State Farm Insurance
Randy McGuffee
Dr. Bonnie Melhart, Texas Christian University
Paxton Motheral, Edwards Ranch
David Parker, Longbow Partners, LLP
Michael Parker, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Deborah Peoples
Lu Pham, Dowell Pham Harrison LLP
Andrea Puente, The Capital Grille
Dr. Michael Roemer, Trinity Valley School
Anette Soto, U.S. Department of Transportation
Mary Alyce Zimmerman

Advisory Board

Brian Barnard, Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.
Kenneth L. Barr, Kenneth Barr Consulting
Barclay Berdan, Texas Health Resources
Lillie Biggins, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Bill Boecker, Fine Line Diversified Resources
Dr. Paul Geisel
Felice Girouard
Doug Harman, Harman Consulting
Albon Head, Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Bob Jameson, Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau
Julie Johncox, JPSolutions
Jeff King, Northern Trust
Larry Lauer, Texas Christian University
Brad Mahon, Murphy Mahon Keffler Farrier, LLP
Richard D. Minker, CCIM, MINKERTrahant & Associates
Bob Mitchell, WhitneySmith Company
Phil Moroneso, Weaver & Tidwell
Jim Nichols, Freese & Nichols, Inc.
Danny Perkins, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Jay Sandelin, Sandelin Realty
Jane Schlansker, InterStar Public Relations
Greg Upp

Directors Emeriti

Directors Emeriti Hilde Horchler, Mike Hyatt & Mary Palko
Directors Emeriti Hilde Horchler, Mike Hyatt, and Mary Palko

Hilde Horchler
Michael Hyatt, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Mary Palko, PALMEA
Tim Sear
Elaine Yamagata

Ex-Officio Members

Kalkidan Alemu, Youth President
David Berzina, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
Commissioner Roy Brooks, Tarrant County
David Gu, US-China Chamber of Commerce
John Hernandez, Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Jay Horn, University of Texas at Arlington
Nommo Donald, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce
Michael Jacobsson, Leadership Fort Worth
Bob Jameson, Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau
Rachel Jenkins, Youth Advisor
Oscar Macaraeg, Tarrant County Asian American Chamber
Mattie Parker, City of Fort Worth
Michael Sorum, Fort Worth ISD
Andy Taft, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.

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