Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board

Beverly Volkman Powell, Chairman of the BoardBeverly Volkman Powell '92, MBA '99
Chairman of the Board


Dan Boulware, Vice ChairmanDan Boulware '68
Vice Chairman


John R. Murphey, SecretaryJohn R. Murphey '71


Kenneth H. Jones, Jr.‌Kenneth H. Jones, Jr.
Immediate Past Chairman



Mr. Dan Boulware ’68
Attorney at Law, MacLean & Boulware
Cleburne, TX
Dr. Tim Bruster
Senior Pastor, First United Methodist Church
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. Tim Carter
Regional President, North Texas Region, Southside Bank
Fort Worth, TX
Rev. Dr. Jerry Chism '76
Senior Pastor, William C. Martin United Methodist Church
Bedford, TX
Mr. Douglas J. Compton, Sr.
Owner, First Management, Inc.
Lawrence, KS
Rev. Ben Disney
Senior Minister, Arborlawn United Methodist Church
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. James S. DuBose,
Chairman and CEO, Colonial Savings, F.A.
Fort Worth, TX
Ms. Janie Faris ’77, MA ’83
Education Consultant, Faris Educational Support
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. Jan Fersing
Retired CEO, Therma Foam, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX
Congresswoman Kay Granger '65, HON '93
U.S. House of Representatives
Fort Worth, TX
Ms. Kelly Allen Gray
Councilmember, District 8
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. William Tompie Hall ’74
Partner, HGM Alternative Investments
Santa Monica, CA
Mr. Kenneth H. Jones, Jr.
Chairman and CFO, Ride TV Network
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. Glenn O. Lewis '81
Partner, Attorney, Linebarger Groggan Blair & Sampson, LLP
Fort Worth, TX
Dr. George F. Leone '49,
HON '90
Trustee and Operating Officer, Leone Trust and Foundation
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. Thomas R. Locke
President, Texas Methodist Foundation
Austin, TX
Bishop Mike Lowry
Central Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church
Fort Worth, TX
Dr. J. Roy Lowry ’71
ENT Surgeon, Fort Worth ENT
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. Mark Ma ’04
Director of Operations (AG Division), ALEG, Inc.
Wylie, TX
Dr. Louella Baker Martin,
HON ’03
President, LBM Investments & Management Company
Fort Worth, TX
Ms. Sharon Millians
Partner - Attorney, Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. John R. Murphey ’71
Retired, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. David Parker
Director of North Texas Operations, Longbow Partners, LLP
Fort Worth, TX
Dr. Greg Phillips ’70
Internal Medicine Physician, Fort Worth Medical Specialists
Fort Worth, TX,  
Ms. Beverly Volkman Powell ’92, MBA ’99
Investor, Powell Capital Group, Inc.
Burleson, TX 
Ms. Norma Roby
Entrepreneur, Texas Star Quality Foods
Fort Worth, TX
Rev. D. Nick Sholars '74
Retired Pastor
Hideaway, TX
Dr. Lamar E. Smith '50,
HON '65
Associate Minister, First United Methodist Church Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX
Ms. Claudia Stepp '72
Fort Worth, TX
Ms. Vickie Stevens '80
Farm and Ranch Healthcare
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. Gary Terry
President, The Terry Group
Hurst, TX
Mr. Rice M. Tilley, Jr.
Of Counsel, Haynes & Boone
Fort Worth, TX
Congressman Marc Veasey '95
U.S. House of Representatives
Fort Worth, TX
Rev. Anthony Vinson '76
Senior Pastor, Clear Lake United Methodist Church
Houston, TX
Mr. Mark Walker
Partner, CPA, Weaver LLP
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. Max M. Wayman '74
President, Max M. Wayman & Associates
Fort Worth, TX
Dr. Michael Williams '77
President, UNT Health Science Center
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. Jerry Wood '69
President, Mikrotek Data Systems
Arlington, TX

Chairman's Council

Mr. Gary Cumbie
Mr. John Maddux '59
Dr. James Nichols, HON'90
Ms. Anne Street '78

Trustee Emeritus

Mr. John Maddux '59
Mr. Lowell "Stretch" Smith
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Address: 1201 Wesleyan St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76105
Phone: 817-531-4401

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