TEXAS LYCEUM ADVISORY AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

The Advisory and Development Council has served a number of functions. Originally comprising many of the senior business and political leaders of the state, the council has evolved into its current role—advising Directors and assisting in certain projects designated by the Board or Chairman. The Council has a Chairman, appointed by the President of the Lyceum, who serves a one-year term. The Immediate Past Chairman of the Lyceum will serve as the Vice Chairman of the Advisory and Development Council. All Past Chairmen are members of the Advisory and Development Council.

Co-Chairs

  • Tieman H. Dippel Jr., Brenham National Bank, Brenham
  • Larry Peterson, Texas Foundation for Innovative Communities, Austin

Vice Chair

  • Renard U. Johnson, METI, El Paso

Council Members

  • Paul David Bettencourt, Texas Senate/Bettencourt Tax Advisors, Houston
  • Donald G. Carlson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Washington, D.C.
  • Hector Gutierrez, Public Affairs Consulting, El Paso
  • Kathryne Bennett Hillier, iPlan4U, Inc., Dallas
  • Molly Beth Malcolm, Austin Community College, Austin
  • Regina T. Montoya, Dallas
  • Rosanne Palacios, Texas A&M International University, Laredo
  • Ray Perryman, The Perryman Group, Waco
  • Daron Peschel, Federal Reserve Bank Dallas–Houston Branch, Houston
  • Shannon L. Smith, ThirdCoast Public Affairs, Houston
  • Leonard H.O. Spearman Jr., Texas Southern University, Houston
  • Manuel "Manny" Vela, Valley Baptist Health System, Harlingen
  • Bill H. White, Lazard Freres & Co. LLC, Houston
  • Don Willett, U.S.Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Austin
  • Phil Wilson, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin

Past Chairs

  • Grant A. Billingsley, Scharbauer Foundation Inc., Midland
  • Jane Cummins Borochoff, The HEART Program, Houston
  • Frank B. Burney, Martin & Drought PC, San Antonio
  • Jordan W. Cowman, Greenberg Traurig, Dallas
  • Collin J. Cox, Yetter Coleman LLP, Houston
  • Amanda Dealey, Austin
  • John B. Dickson, Denim Group Ltd., San Antonio
  • Pete Gallego, Former U.S. Congressman, 23rd District of Texas, Alpine
  • Lukin T. Gilliland Jr., Gilliland Interests, San Antonio
  • John H. James, Midland
  • Daniel N. Matheson III, Matheson Keys & Kordzik PLLC, Austin
  • Robert F. McBee, Houston
  • Miles L. McCall, Commercial Bank of Texas, Nacogdoches
  • Rodney Nathan, Houston Community College System, Houston
  • Lyndon L. Olson Jr.,  Waco
  • Maggie Radford, Fikes Family Office, Dallas
  • Brian E. Roberts, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin
  • Jay K. Rutherford, Jackson Walker LLP, Fort Worth
  • Roberta L. Schwartz, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston
  • Dave Shaw, Arrow, Austin
  • Sam Smith, CEO - Better Residential Care, Lincolnwood, IL
  • Martin P. Sutter, Essex Woodlands, The Woodlands
  • John H. Swords, Swords Strategic Business Consulting, Dallas
  • Walter R. Tomlinson, Statesman Business Advisors LLC, Houston
  • Steve Treddenick, Dietz & Jarrard PC, Round Rock
  • Betsy Triplett-Hurt,  Odessa
  • Edward G. Vaughn, Edward G. Vaughn, Attorney at Law, Boerne
  • Dathan C. Voelter, Austin
  • Margaret A. Wilson, IC(2) Institute – UT Austin, Austin
  • James M. Windham Jr., The Texas Pilgrim, Houston