Community Foundation Board Elects New Members

Community Foundation Board Elects New Members

By Mia Edwards
Communications Coordinator
To view our full list of 2018-19 Board of Directors, click here.

FORT WORTH (March 28, 2018) – The North Texas Community Foundation elected and approved the 2018-19 board slate, which includes new officers and incoming board members at its recent annual meeting.

Incoming board members include: Adelaide Leavens, president of Meta Alice Keith Bratten Foundation; Charles B. Milliken, shareholder at Decker Jones, PC; and Julie H. Wilson, president & CEO of Reasons Group, Inc.

Officers include: Chair Alfred Saenz, chairman/CEO of MULTATECH; Vice Chair Ralph D. Heath, retired president of Lockheed Martin Aero.; Corporate Secretary Stewart Alcorn, executive vice president of Frost Bank; Treasurer Anne Holland, CFP and wealth strategist for Plan + Tactics, LLC; Assistant Treasurer Daniel H. McCarthy, partner at Wick Phillips Gould & Martin, Past Chair James B. DeMoss, retired from The DeMoss Company; and At Large Phillip W. McCrury, Kelly Hart & Hallman.

Returning board members in addition to the officers listed above include: Cindy Adams, president of Concorde Asset Group; Michael Appleman, managing partner at Cantey Hanger, L.L.P.; Erika Beltran, Tarrant County program director of Leadership ISD; Joseph DeLeon, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth; Elizabeth Fleischer, community volunteer; Buddy Puente, CEO of Southwest Office Systems, Inc.; William Slater, dean and professor emeritus at TCU; and Mark Walton, president of The Walton Group, LLC.

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

About the North Texas Community Foundation
The North Texas Community Foundation is dedicated to strengthening our 11-county region through effective philanthropy and civic leadership around key community issues. We serve local individuals, families and corporations by helping them achieve their charitable goals in a meaningful way – during and beyond their lifetimes. The Community Foundation is privileged to work in collaboration with our fundholders, their trusted professional advisors, nonprofit partners and civic leaders to make sure North Texas is strong for generations to come. The Foundation has $312 million in assets and made grants totaling $22 million in 2017. For more information, visit


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