Our Board

The Houston Community College Foundation has the honor of being governed by a board of some of the Houston area's most respected business and civic leaders. Their commitment to our city and the people who live here energizes the Foundation's work and encourages our success in supporting Houston Community College and its students.

Click here to view the 2023-2024 HCC Foundation Board and Committee meeting calendar

Click here to view page showcasing our Board members at HCC events and in the community on behalf of HCC

Executive Committee


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Ryan F. McCauley
Board Chair

Northern Trust

Managing Director 

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David Regenbaum
Immediate Past Board Chair



Tracy Janda

Tracy Janda
Vice Chair of
Board Relations
Community Volunteer


Ed Fierro

Ed Fierro

Vice Chair of


Dr. Antrece Baggett

Dr. Antrece L. Baggétt
Vice Chair of 

Philanthropic Strategy Houston Community College, Faculty Liaison


Jeanne M. Perdue

Secretary and Chair of Scholarships and Grants Committee

Community Volunteer


Cecelia Allen

Cecelia Allen

Treasurer and Chair of the Finance and Investment Committee

Kinder Morgan, Inc.


Chancellor Maldonado

Dr. Margaret

Ford Fisher

Karen S.-2021

Karen L. Schmidt, M.B.A., CFRE








HCC Foundation Board of Directors

Joseph Avila

Memorial Hermann Health System


Vanessa Carter

Angels On Call Home Care

Javeed Gire
Richmond Printing

Jennifer Waldner Grant

Jessica Herbst
Deloitte & Touche LLP


Doug Hohertz
Community Volunteer

David D. Itz
Community Volunteer

Dr. Mary Lawson
Houston Community College, Faculty Liaison   

Moises Lopez
PNC Bank


Lona McManus

Morgan Stanley - The Journey Groups.


Arturo G. Michel
City of Houston


Sara Montelongo-Oyervidez 

Valero Energy


 Darrell S. Morris

The Morris Capital Group, LLC


Juanita S. Parker


Dr. Eddie L. Patton, Jr.
Vyripharm Enterprises, LLC


Al M. Payton
CenterPoint Energy


Nicole Riley, CPA, CFE
Pannell, Kerr, Forster (PKF) Texas


Melissa Vela 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. 



Ambassadors of the Foundation

 Sharon M. Adams
Festus Adeleke Amoye
Christopher Ashby
David E. Baker
Charles R. (Bob) Bellomy
Karen Becerra
Ginger Renfroe Blanton
Travis C. Broesche
Jesse Brown
Carlyn Burton
Kenneth R. Burton, Jr.
Penny Butler
Dr. Dorothy E. F. Caram
Tony Chase
Alice Chen
Ann W. Cheng
Mark L. Christensen
Hank Coleman
Carlos Cruz
Marcus Davis
Adam J. Dimmick

 Marc Eckhart
Marcia Faschingbauer
Dr. Robert Ford
Harriet Foster
Marc E. Grossberg
John L. Guess, III
Laura Le Harvey
Ann Hayworth
Alan Helfman
Cecilia Hernandez
Dr. Harry D. Holmes
Javed Iqbal
Cyrus Irani
David D. Itz
Suewan Johnson
Dr. Nicolás Kanellos
Deborah T. Kearns
Dr. Stephen L. Klineberg

Alfred W. Lasher, III
Stephen H. Le
Debra L. LeBlanc
Gigi Lee
Nancy Manderson
Silvia Mintz
Roy Montalbano
The Honorable
Christina Morales
Misty Mousa-Lanza
Mary W. Murrin
Leslie Nagy
Michael S. Parmet
Rao Ratnala
Ricky A. Raven
Walter Rimbau
Maria Rios
Scott E. Rozzell
Nancy Ruez
Ali A. Saberioon

Lina Sabouni
Susan D. Sarofim
Dr. Kim Shelton-Brown
Randy Sim
Kathryn S. Stream
Courtney Taylor
Shawn A. Taylor
 Jose Adan Treviño
Irsan Tisnabudi
Massey Villarreal
Charlene White
Mary Williams
Ronald W. Woliver
James Palmer Woodson
The Honorable
Clarease Rankin Yates
Dr. Richard W. Yee
Dr. Nancy Zefo
The Honorable
Fred S. Zeidman

HCC Board of Trustee Liaisons

Sean Cheben
Trustee District V (Ex-Officio)

Dr. Adriana Tamez 
Trustee District III  (Ex-Officio)


Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher
Chancellor, HCC

Karen L. Schmidt, M.B.A., CFRE
President, HCC Foundation


Current and Past Chairs of the HCC Foundation Board of Directors

Ryan F. McCauley, 2022 -
David Regenbaum, 2018 – 2022
Mary R. Williams, 2016 – 2018
Shawn A. Taylor, 2014 – 2016
Charles R. (Bob) Bellomy, 2012 – 2014
Ginger Renfroe Blanton, 2008 – 2012
William M. Coats, Jr., 2006 – 2008
E.W. (Bill) Wright, III, 2002 – 2006
Jim Box, 1998 – 2002
Leroy Hermes, 1996 – 1998








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