Executive Board of Directors



Ona Tolliver

UT Tyler Vice President for Student Success

James Brooks

Business Owner, Brooks Investments and Properties LLC

Mary Alice Guidry

Designer, Fitzpatrick Architects

Taylor Heaton

Smith County Court at Law #2 – Judge

Blake Laird

Austin Bank Vice President Relationship- Manager

Mike Landess

Semi-retired television journalist/ Speaker

Kearby Dickeson

Associate Real Estate Attorney

Chris Pulliam

Pastor, First Christian Church

Stephanie Taylor

Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County

Brian Thompson

Administrative Director, Sports Medicine, CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System

Terry Williamson

Vice President, BancorpSouth

Dawn Yount

Director of Human Resources, Hospice of East Texas