Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees

A total of four Board of Trustee members, three attorneys and one public member, are appointed by the State Bar of Texas President to serve a three year term. Additionally, up to three attorneys of the Texas Bar Foundation are chosen and appointed by the Foundation Board annually to serve a three year term. Additional liaisons to the Board of Trustees include a member of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, the Texas Young Lawyers Association President, and the Chair of the State Bar of Texas Judicial Section. Fellows officers are chosen and elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Fellows.

2021-2022 Board of Trustees

David W. Lauritzen
Jennifer Evans Morris
Gary L. Nickelson
Gregory W. Sampson
Scott W. Sherwood
C. Barrett Thomas
Rebekah Steely Brooker, State Bar of Texas Liaison
Jeanine Rispoli, Texas Young Lawyers Association Liaison
Judge Elisabeth Earle, Judicial Liaison

John D. “Jack” Swallow
Receives The Texas Bar Foundation Life Patron Recognition

Shannon Dacus Presents Life Patron Award to Jack Swallow

John D. “Jack” Swallow was presented the Texas Bar Foundation Life Patron recognition by Shannon Dacus, Chair of the Board of Trustees, at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 23, 2021.

Per our foundation bylaws:

The Foundation Board may recognize persons, including individuals, firms, corporations, and other entities, who, whether or not members of the State Bar of Texas, (a) provide financial support to the Foundation, or (b) render services of a significant nature to the Foundation or to the public on behalf of the law and the cause of justice.

Texas Bar Foundation 2019-2020 Board of Trustees

TBF Board 2020

Top Row: Travis Torrence, Frank Stevenson, W. Stephen Benesh, Mark A. Shank, Geffrey W. Anderson, Rick Robertson, David W. Copeland, Roger A. Key
Middle Row: Andrea Stone, John D. “Jack” Swallow, Shannon Dacus, Estrella Escobar, James C. Woo, Diana M. Geis, Alexandra L. Farias-Sorrels, Victor Flores
Bottom Row: Amanda Abraham, Wendy Burgower, B. Blue Hyatt, Robbie Ausley, Florentino A. Ramirez, Justice Gina M. Benavides, Carlos Eduardo Cardenas, Judge Rose Guerra Reyna, MariBen Ramsey
Not Pictured:Melanie Bragg, Alistair Dawson, C. E. Rhodes, Jr., Thomas C. Riney, C. Barrett Thomas