Board of Directors

2024 Officers

Preston Bearden

Chair of the Board

Angela Thatcher

Chair of the Board Elect

Air Products, LLC
Serving through 2024

Bob Bradshaw

Vice President of Economic Development

INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA
Serving through 2024

Amanda DeAlejandro

Vice President of Membership Activities

Community First ER
Serving through 2024

James Perrin

Vice President of Business Development

Sulzer Turbo Services, Inc.
Serving through 2025

Michelle Thomas

Vice President of Community Development

Celanese Clear Lake Plant
Serving through 2025

Austin Lloyd

Vice President of Marketing Development

Cornerstone Systems
Serving through 2026

Directors

Mark Bookmyer

LyondellBasell Industries
Serving through 2024

Beth Brady

Public Speaker, Preacher’s Kid
Serving through 2024

Scott Halbrooks

OxyChem La Porte VCM
Serving through 2024

Brenda Thompson

DuPont Bayport
Serving through 2024

Scott Gernander

San Jacinto College
Serving through 2025

Kelly Green

Heat Plant Services
Serving through 2025

Ali Hager

Texas Stress, Inc.
Serving through 2025

Brandon Lunsford

Dausha Moore-Wright

Fathom Realty
Serving through 2025

Shannon Cotham

Fischers Hardware
Serving through 2026

Chad Warden

Derrin Riddick

Enterprise Products
Serving through 2026

La'Jasmine Fitch

Kuraray America
Serving through 2026

Clint Dubec

Kaneka North America
Serving through 2026

Sheree Turnage

Mitsubishi Chemical
Serving through 2026

Ex-Officio Directors

Adelina Gomez-Abshire

Past Chair of the Board

Mayor Rick Helton

Mayor David Jennings

Dr. Walter Jackson