Executive Committee

  • Dr. Shawn Oubre, President
  • Rod Carroll, Vice President
  • Tim Sudela, Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair
  • Pat Avery, Secretary
  • Gisela Houseman, Audit Committee Chair
  • Bessie Chisum, Committee on Directors Chair
  • Commissioner Eddie Arnold, Development Committee Chair
  • Guy Goodson, Investment Committee Chair
  • Raymond Polk, Scholarship Committee Chair
  • Dean Robinson, Immediate Past President

 

Ashley Alemayehu

ExxonMobil, Public Affairs Manager

 

Commissioner Eddie Arnold

Jefferson County, Commissioner Precinct 1

 

Pat Avery

Griffith Mosely Johnson & Associates, Inc., Vice President, Global Business Development

 

Danny Babineaux

Air Comfort, Inc, President Emeritus

 

A. B. Bernard

BGI Contractors

 

Robert Bilnoski

Golden Pass LNG, VP – Human Resources/Public Affairs

 

Dale Boothman

Edward Jones, Financial Advisor

 

Jason Bussell

BASF TOTAL Petrochemicals LLC, Training Coordinator

 

Bryan Canfield

Total Petrochemical Port Arthur Refinery

 

John Carlson

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., LP, Plant Manager

 

Rod Carroll

Vidor Police Department, Chief of Police

 

Alice Cater

Real Estate Broker and Investor

 

Bessie Chisum

Chisum Resource Management

 

Greg Gentry

Valero, Plant Manager

 

Daryl Gilbert, Sr.

Simons Memorial COGIC

 

Guy Goodson

Germer PLLC

 

Brandon Hebert

Acadian Ambulance Southeast Texas Division, Director of Operations

 

Gisela Houseman

Houseman Development Company, Inc.

 

Kathleen Jackson

Texas Water Development Board

 

Jean McFaddin

Plum Nearly Ranch

 

Bill Miller

M & I Electric, Chief Executive Officer

 

Dr. Shawn Oubre

City of Orange, City Manager

 

David Parmer

Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas, Chief Executive Officer

 

J. Hoke Peacock II

Orgain, Bell & Tucker LLP

 

Vernon Pierce

Entergy-Texas, Director of Customer Service

 

Micki Carpenter Platt

American Real Estate

 

Raymond Polk

Port Arthur Independent School District, Director of School to Work

 

Jim Rich

Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation, Executive Director

 

Dean Robinson

State Farm Insurance

 

Chief Pete Shelton

Port of Beaumont Board, President; Beaumont Fire & Rescue Chief Emeritus

 

Rickey Simmons

Triple S Industrial, Vice President

 

Dr. Joel Smith

Dentist

 

Hershel Stagner, Jr.

Claybar Funeral Homes, Operations Manager

 

Tim Sudela

American Valve and Hydrant, President

 

David Thornhill

Southwest Building Systems; LIT Alumni Association President

 

Jerry Vandervoort

SpawGlass, Project Executive

 

Ex-Officio

  • Lamar Institute of Technology President, Dr. Lonnie Howard
  • Lamar Institute of Technology Vice-President Finance and Operations, Bonnie Albright