• Jesse Pisors

    Chair

    University of Houston - Victoria

  • Jacob Thomas

    Chair Elect

    Financial

  • Chris Vega

    Board

    Woolson Real Estate Company

  • Thomas Hamman

    Board

    Edward Jones-Thomas Hamman

  • Kristi Stevenson

    Board

    Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc., Texas Mid Coast Chapter

  • Brian Billingsley

    Board

    Office Systems Center

  • Clay Kolle

    Board

    The First State Bank

  • Ben Galvan

    Board

    CivilCorp, LLC

    Ben Galvan is president of CivilCorp, LLC, a Texas based civil engineering and land surveying company with offices in Victoria, Houston, Fulshear, Corpus Christi and Round Rock. CivilCorp has over 100 employees and provides engineering and land surveying consultant services throughout the state.
    Ben began his career with the Texas Department of Transportation in 1986 after receiving a degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&I University. He is a 1994 graduate of UHV, with a Master of Business Administration degree and is a professional engineer and registered professional land surveyor.
    Ben serves as a board member of Citizen’s Medical Center, the Victoria College Foundation, VISD Education Foundation and member of UHV’s Presidential Advisory Committee. He is a member and past president of the Victoria Kiwanis Club.
    He is a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church and his hobbies include fishing, golf and relaxing with family and friends. He and his wife, Diana, have two daughters, Kathryn and Jennifer.
  • Brooke Barnes

    Board

    DOW

    Brooke Barnes is the Responsible Care Leader for Dow’s Seadrift site. She has resided in Victoria for the past 5.5 years, previously working for Dow in Freeport, TX and Midland, MI. She has worked for Dow for 17 years after graduating with her Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Dayton in Ohio. She enjoys spending time outside biking, kayaking, and playing golf when she isn’t cuddled up reading with her two rescue dogs.
  • Geri Schroeder

    Board

    Prosperity Bank

    Geri Schroeder is the President of the Prosperity Bank Salem Banking Center and has over 38 years of banking experience. In her role at Prosperity Bank, she focuses on service to the community and assisting families and businesses with their financing and banking needs. She is on the lending team, providing competitive products for mortgage, consumer, real estate and commercial needs.
    Geri is active in a variety of civic and cultural organizations including Children’s Discovery Museum, Victoria Symphony, Victoria ISD Education Foundation, Victoria Fine Arts Association, Devereux Advisory Council, CASA Advisory Board, DeTar Hospital and a member of the Bronte Club.
  • Jesús A. Garza

    Board

    City of Victoria

    Jesús A. Garza was unanimously selected by the Victoria City Council in April of 2019 to be Victoria’s seventh city manager since the City adopted a Council Manager form of government. He began his tenure as City Manager in May 2019. Born and raised in Brownsville, TX, Jesús A. Garza served as the City Manager for the City of Kingsville prior to coming to Victoria. Prior to his three and a half years in Kingsville Mr. Garza worked within the City Manager’s Office for the City of San Antonio and served as the first full-time City Administrator for the City of Von Ormy, Texas. Mr. Garza holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Master’s in Public Administration in Urban Management from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, along with a Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Texas - San Antonio. Mr. Garza and his wife, Shannon, enjoy an active lifestyle that consists of traveling and exploring various ethnic cuisines. In his free time, Mr. Garza can be found in the gym working out, running or playing in basketball and soccer recreational leagues.
  • Diane Kliem

    Director

    Kliem and Assocates

  • Casey Housworth

    Secretary

    Budget Blinds/Rapid Printing

  • Tom Curtis

    Treasurer

    Prosperity Bank

  • Gregory Guerrero

    Director

    Caterpillar

  • Nelda Chambers

    Director

    All Star Realty

  • Rosalind Perez

    Director

    Attorney at Law

  • Dr. Quintin Shepherd

    Director

    Victoria Independent School District

  • James Martinez

    Director

    Victoria College

  • Mike Olson

    Director

    Citizens Medical Center

  • MIa Talley

    Director

    Victoria Television Group