Board of Directors and Committees

Board of Directors and Committees


DISCOVERY GREEN CONSERVANCY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Julie Young Sudduth,
Chair - PNC Bank
Andrew Abendshein,
Vice Chair/Secretary/Treasurer - Energie Row, LLC
Roxanne Almaraz, Director - Arnold Ventures
Zane Carson Carruth, Director - Carson Marketing, LLC
Robert M. Eury, Director
Linda Evans, Director
Saundria Chase Gray, Director - Shell Oil Company
Chaille Hawkins, Director
Stan Leong, Director
Roxann Neumann, Director - Silver Eagle Beverages
Judy Nyquist, Director
Mark Parsons, Director - NRG Energy/Green Mountain Energy
Cody Patel, Director - Vitalus Health and Indus River Ventures
David E. Ruiz, Director - Bank of America
Lacey Dalcour Salas, Director - H-E-B
Joy Sewing, Director - Year of Joy & Houston Chronicle
Ann-Marie Tcholakian, Director - Phoenicia Specialty Foods
Katherine 'Kara' Kinder Vidal, Director - Kinder Foundation


Ex-Officio Members
Kristopher Larson – President, Central Houston
Nancy Kinder – Chair, Houston Downtown Park Corporation; President & CEO, Kinder Foundation
Michael Heckman – President, Houston First Corporation

Dr. Maconda B. O’Connor, The Brown Foundation, Inc. (Founding board member; deceased)


Discovery Green Conservancy – Officers
Julie Young Sudduth, Chair - PNC Bank
Andrew Abendshein, Vice Chair/Secretary/Treasurer - Energie Row, LLC Aaron Roffwarg, General Counsel - Bracewell
Barry Mandel, President and Park Director


ADVISORY COMMITTEES
Discovery Green also has the invaluable support of much of the Houston community. The following committee members provide counsel on the ongoing operations of Discovery Green.

Governance & Nominating Committee
Roxann Neumann (Chair), Barry Caldwell, Nancy Kinder, Mark Parsons, F. Xavier Peña

Finance & Audit Committee
Andrew Abendshein (Chair), Jackie Martin, Edie Mayo, Bob McGahan, David Ruiz,

Advancement Committee
Saundria Chase Gray (Chair), Julie Bergen, Pam Brasseux, Anne Duncan, Linda Evans, Chaille Hawkins, Shari Kozial, Stan Leong, Cody Patel, Katherine 'Kara' Kinder Vidal

Programming Committee
Lacey Dalcour Salas (Chair), Roxanne Almaraz (Co-Chair), Angie Bertinot, Peter Cayea, Jody Fiess, Joey Guerra, Todd Holloman, Courtney D. Jones, DeRonica Horn, Stan Leong, Maggie Malek, Flash Gordon Parks, Rachel Quan, Mario Rodriguez, Brian Stonesifer, Ann-Marie Tcholakian, Christine West

Operations Committee
Bob Eury (Chair), Guy Hagstette, Jill Jewett, , Lisa Johnson, Nancy Kinder, Peter McStravick

Public Art Committee
Judy Nyquist (Chair), Elizabeth M. Black, Deborah Brochstein, Elaine Finger, Eureka Gilkey, George Lancaster, Brandie Mask, Joy Sewing, Cindi Strauss, Scott Ziegler

Marketing Committee
Zane Carruth (Chair), Nick Massad, Corey Powell, Jennifer Davenport, Holly Clapham-Rosenow, Monica Danna, Jonathan Beitler, Marc Eichenbaum, Sarah Gabbart, Tiffany Smith, Will Matthews, Ted Bowen, Maya Ford, Grace Rodriguez, Sydney Scott, Nicole Capelo, Tina Zulu, Hunter Segesta, Ashley White, Tere Perry, Dena Propis, Monte Large, Carol Watson, Meredith Wade

Compensation Committee
Roxann Neumann (Chair), Barry Caldwell, Nancy Kinder, F. Xavier Peña

 
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