Community Foundation Board Elects 5 New Members

Community Foundation Board Elects New Members

 FORT WORTH (April 3, 2017) – The North Texas Community Foundation elected and approved the 2017-18 board slate, which includes new officers, committee chairs and incoming board members, at its recent March meeting.

Incoming board members include: Victoria “Tori” Adams, community volunteer; Erika Beltran, program director of Leadership ISD; Daniel H. McCarthy, partner at Wick Phillips Gould & Martin, LLP; Buddy Puente, president of Southwest Office Systems, Inc.; and Dr. Elizabeth Trevino, community volunteer and former CEO of the North Texas Area Community Health Centers.

Officers include: Chair James B. DeMoss, ret. president of The DeMoss Company; Vice Chair Ralph D. Heath, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Aero. (retired); Secretary Al Saenz, president of Multatech; Treasurer Stewart Alcorn, market president of Frost Bank; At Large Anne Holland, CFP; and Past Chair Phillip W. McCrury, Kelly Hart & Hallman, LLP.

Returning board members in addition to the officers listed above include: Cynthia Adams, president of Concorde Asset Group; Elizabeth Fleischer, community volunteer; Michael Appleman, Cantey Hanger, LLP; Joseph DeLeon, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest; William Slater, ret. dean and professor emeriti at TCU; and Mark Walton, controlling manager of The Walton Group.

Chair Emeriti include: Chris Huckabee, Huckabee & Associates; Jeff Alexander, HCM Investments; Tom Cravens, ret. Southwest Bank; Allen Hodges, The Hodges Companies; Leland Hodges, The Hodges Companies; William Landreth, The Landreth Company; Garland Lasater; Ann Louden; and Nick Martin.

About the North Texas Community Foundation

The North Texas Community Foundation, a permanent collection of charitable funds supported by donors, serves 11 counties in the North Texas region. The Community Foundation helps civic leaders, nonprofits and donors apply philanthropic solutions to improve our quality of life. Assets exceed $280 million and more than $30 million in grants and scholarships were awarded by the Community Foundation in 2016 at the local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit


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