Board of Directors & Executive Committee

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    Dr. Cynthia Mickens Ross

    Chair
    Methodist Charlton Medical Center


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    Alfonso Hernandez

    2019 Chair

  1. Jerry Sanders

    2020 Chair
    Executive Vice President
    PlainsCapital Bank

  1. Robyn Mota

    Municipal Services Manager
    Republic Services

  1. Maranda Auzenne

    Past Chair
    Hillside Village
    General Manager

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    Dustin Anthamatten

    Treasurer & Healthcare Co-Chair

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    Randall Chase, IOM

    Vice Chair

  1. Steve Martin

    Vice Chair
    Duncanville Chamber of Commerce

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    Laura Terhune, IOM

    Vice Chair
    DeSoto Chamber of Commerce
    President

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    Hon. Bill Houston

    Community Rep.
    Mayor
    City of Midlothian

  1. Lee McCleary

    Community Rep.
    Director of Economic Development
    City of Red Oak

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  1. Hon. Jami McCain

    Councilwoman, City of Cedar Hill
    Church on the Hill

  1. Allison Thompson

    Cedar Hill Economic Development Corp
    Director

  1. Hon. Curtistene McCowan

    Mayor, City of DeSoto
    Chair, Regional Mobility

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    Joe D. Newman

    Board Member, DeSoto

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    Hon. Barry L. Gordon

    Director

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    Shane Shepard

    Board Member, Lancaster

  1. Kevin Hugman

    City Manager
    City of Duncanville

  1. Bob Mong

    President
    UNT Dallas

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    Clyde C. Hairston

    Director

  1. Hon. Michael Williams

    Chair
    UNT Dallas

  1. Opal Mauldin Robertson

    Transportation Co-Chair
    City of Lancaster
    City Manager

  1. Dr. Joe Seabrooks

    Work Force / Economic Development Chair
    President
    Cedar Valley College

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    Hon. Steve Gorwood

    Mayor, City of Balch Springs

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    Hon. Doug Hunt

    Councilman
    City of Ovilla

  1. Tim Maiden

    Frost Bank

  1. Kenneth Govan

    Governmental Affairs Chair
    Community Svcs. Mgr.
    ONCOR Electric Delivery

  1. Patricia Coleman

    Bank of DeSoto

  1. Hon. Micheal Driggars

    Mayor, City of Ferris

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    Emmanuel Wealthy-Williams

    Director

  1. Hon. Cliff Boyd

    Director
    Advisor
    FATHOM

  1. Leonor Marquez

    Chief Executive Officer
    Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic


  1. Marcus Balch

    Provost
    Texas State Technical College

  1. Kimberly Hilley

    Manager Community Affairs
    TXU Energy

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    Patty Bushart

    Tourism Chair

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    Patricia Davis

    Work Force Development Co-Chair

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    Tiara Richard

    Education Co-Chair
    Chief Communication Officer, Duncanville ISD

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    Brenda Richardson-Rowe

    Healthcare Co-Chair

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    Beth Trimble, CPC

    Education Co-Chair
    Red Oak ISD, Communications Director

STAFF
  1. Joe Johnson, IOM

    Executive Director
    Phone: 214-535-1883
    Best Southwest Partnership

  1. Amanda Skinner, IOM

    Administrator
    Phone: 972-754-8124
    Best Southwest Partnership