Advisory Council

Donna BakerDonna Baker
President
Clear Channel Outdoor - Houston
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Nelda Luce BlairNelda Luce Blair
President
The Blair Law Firm, P.C.
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Alejandra BuenoAlejandra Bueno
Attorney/Abogada
Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton, L.L.P.
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Stephanie CavenderStephanie Cavender
Business Manager
Monteris Medical
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Julie B. CrosswellJulie B. Crosswell
Vice President
Osborn Heirs Oil and Gas Co.
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Diana D. DenmanDiana D. Denman
Defense/Foreign Policy
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Patricia DewhurstPatricia Dewhurst

Lauren M. FincherLauren M. Fincher
Attorney
Locke Lord LLP
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Janice FloresJanice Flores
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Amanda Beck FosterAmanda Beck Foster
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Melinda GarveyMelinda Garvey
Co-Founder and Publisher
AW Media, Inc.
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Cris GrahamCris Graham
Owner and President
Hondo’s on Main
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Lesley GuthrieLesley Guthrie
Executive Director
Texas Governor’s Commission for Women
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Susie	 HanceSusie Hance
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Melissa JacksonMelissa Jackson
Executive Director of Community and Donor Relations
The University of Texas System
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Cynthia Tyson Jenkins

Milla	Perry JonesMilla Perry Jones
Vice President, Government Relations
United Surgical Partners International, Inc.
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Glenda KaneGlenda Kane
Chairman
Texas Department of State Health Services Council
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Jamy KazanoffJamy Kazanoff
Assistant Director
City of Austin Aviation Department
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Shelby E. KrauseShelby E. Krause
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Sheri S. KrauseSheri S. Krause
Past Chairman
Texas Historical Commission
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Rita Kreisle
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Christie McAdams Leedy, DDSChristie McAdams Leedy, DDS
Owner
Abilene Dental
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Lisa LuceroLisa Lucero
Texas Oil & Gas Association
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Patsy Woods MartinPatsy Woods Martin
Founder
I Live Here, I Give Here
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Carol McGarahCarol McGarah
CEO
Blackridge
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Becky Deyhle McKinleyBecky Deyhle McKinley
Owner
Dining by Design Catering Co.
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Melinda Cook McMichael, M.D., FACPMelinda Cook McMichael, M.D., FACP
Internal Medicine, University Health Services
University of Texas at Austin
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Kay McNuttKay McNutt
Chief Financial Officer and Board Member
Martin Automotive Group, Inc.
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Alison L. MeadorAlison L. Meador
Special Event Fundraising
Alison Meador & Associates
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Sonny Messiah-JilesSonny Messiah-Jiles
Publisher & CEO
Defender Media Group
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Mica McCutchen MosbacherMica McCutchen Mosbacher
Honorary Consul General, Iceland
Mica Mosbacher Interests, LLC
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Harriet O’NeillHarriet O’Neill
Law Office of Harriet O'Neill
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Louri O’LearyLouri O’Leary
Texas Secretary of State, Elections
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Julie ParsleyJulie Parsley
Partner
Parsley Coffin Renner LLP
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Ivy PateIvy Pate
Regional Vice President
CHRISTUS Health Southeast Texas
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Kate PerezKate Perez
Demand Generation and Marketing Professional
Cisco Systems
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Lisa PeriniLisa Perini
Perini Ranch Steakhouse

Cecilia Phalen AbbottCecilia Phalen Abbott
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MariBen RamseyMariBen Ramsey
Vice President and COO, General Counsel
Austin Community Foundation
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Karen Kenney ReaganKaren Kenney Reagan
Principal
Texas Star Alliance

Jennifer Ransom RiceJennifer Ransom Rice
Executive Director
Texas Cultural Trust
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Mamie Salazar-HarperMamie Salazar-Harper
Founder & President
M Rentals, Inc. DBA Fiesta Rentals
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Julie ShannanJulie Shannan
Deputy Director
Girlstart
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Patricia A. ShiptonPatricia A. Shipton
Strategic Legislative Advisor
Office of Speaker Joe Straus
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Neissa Brown SpringmannNeissa Brown Springmann
Founder and CEO
iGnite Your Life
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Leslie WardLeslie Ward
Vice President, External Affairs
AT&T
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Jimmy Elizabeth WestcottJimmy Elizabeth Westcott
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Daisy Sloan WhiteDaisy Sloan White
Special Events Consultant
The Events Company