Texas Bar Foundation

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, 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.

2018-2019 Board of Trustees

David W. Copeland, Chair
Florentino A. Ramirez, Chair-elect
Shannon Dacus, Secretary-Treasurer
Cindy V. Tisdale, Past Chair
Amanda Abraham
*Robbie Ausley
Wendy Burgower
Sylvia Borunda Firth
B. Blue Hyatt
*Tim Kelly
MariBen Ramsey
Judge Rose Guerra Reyna
C.E. Rhodes, Jr.
Thomas C. Riney
Rick Robertson
Frank E. Stevenson
*John D. “Jack” Swallow
Travis Torrence
Sarah Keathley, State Bar of Texas Liaison
Sally Pretorius, Texas Young Lawyers Association Liaison
Judge Randy Clapp, Judicial Liaison

2018-2019 Fellows Officers

Alistair B. Dawson, Chair
Steve Benesh, Chair-elect
Mark Shank, Secretary
Judge Penny Roberts, Past Chair

* Public Member

Past Chairs of the Board of Trustees

Past Chairs of the Fellows


Texas Bar Foundation 2018-2019 Board of Trustees


Top Row: Travis Torrence, Frank Stevenson, Rick Robertson, Mark A. Shank, Thomas C. Riney, B. Blue Hyatt, Florentino A. Ramirez, Alistair B. Dawson, Tim Kelly, C. E. Rhodes, Jr., John D. “Jack” Swallow, Steve Benesh, David W. Copleand
Bottom Row: Andrea Stone, Cindy V. Tisdale, Shannon Dacus, Sally Pretorius, Amanda Abraham, Wendy Burgower, Judge Penny Roberts, Robbie Ausley, MariBen Ramsey, Judge Rose Guerra Reyna, Sarah Keathley, Sylvia Borunda Firth
Not Pictured: Judge Randy Clapp

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