The St. Mary’s University Board of Trustees meets four times a year during the academic year.

Rev. Oscar Vasquez, S.M.

Male
  • Chancellor, St. Mary’s University
  • Provincial, Marianist Province of the United States

Leticia “Leti” Contreras (B.A. ’89)

Female
  • Chair, St. Mary’s Board of Trustees
  • Executive Vice President, Texas Security General Insurance Agency LLC

Christopher “Chris” Martinez (B.B.A. ’00)

Male
  • Vice Chair, St. Mary’s Board of Trustees
  • President, Central Electric Enterprises & Co.

John Vaught (J.D. ’78)

Male
  • Vice Chair, St. Mary’s Board of Trustees
  • Retired Attorney

Thomas M. “Tom” Mengler, J.D.

Male
  • President, St. Mary’s University

Rev. Dennis Arechiga

Male
  • Pastor, St. Matthew Parish

Martin “Marty” Beirne (J.D. ’69)

Male
  • Senior Partner, Akerman, LLP

Ray E. Berend (B.B.A. ’67)

Male
  • CPA and Consultant

Brother Reinaldo “Rei” Berrios, S.M.

Male
  • Lecturer, University of Puerto Rico – San Juan

Leland T. Blank, P.E. (B.S. ’67)

Male
  • Dean Emeritus, American University of Sharjah
  • Professor Emeritus, Texas A&M University

Brother Edward “Ed” Brink, S.M.

Male
  • Vice President for Mission and Rector, Chaminade University

Sara E. Dysart (B.A. ’74, J.D. ’81)

Female
  • Attorney, Dysart Law

Lynda Ellis (B.A.S. ’81)

Female
  • Owner, President and CEO, Capitol Concierge

Kelley Frost, Ph.D. (M.A. ’07, Ph.D. ’12)

  • Licensed Professional Counselor

Brother Thomas “Tom” Giardino, S.M.

Male
  • Assistant for Special Projects, Marianist Province of the United States

Paula Gold-Williams (B.B.A. ’84)

Female
  • President and CEO, CPS Energy

George B. Hernández Jr. (B.A. ’74, J.D. ’77)

Male
  • President and CEO, University Health System

David Herrmann (B.B.A. ’88, J.D. ’90)

Male
  • CEO, Columbia Realty Limited

Steven Jansma (B.B.A. ’89)

Male
  • Head of Products, Pharma, Medical and Mass Tort, United States, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Sister Laura Leming, F.M.I., Ph.D (B.A. ’79)

Female
  • Associate Professor, The University of Dayton

Lauro Lopez Jr. (B.B.A. ’76)

Male
  • CPA and President, Lopez and Associates, P.C.

Richard Loza (J.D. ’87)

Male
  • Attorney, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Inc.

Ellen Manzullo, M.D. (B.S. ’82)

Female
  • Deputy Division Head of Internal Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Michael “Terry” Martin (B.B.A. ’81)

Male
  • Owner and President, Anodyne Wool, Inc.

Brother Jesse O’Neill, S.M.

Male
  • Assistant for Education, Marianist Province of the United States

Steven “Steve” Peña Sr. (J.D. ’94)

  • Attorney and Shareholder, Davidson Troilo Ream & Garza, P.C.

Brother Bernard Ploeger, S.M., Ph.D.

Male
  • Assistant Provincial, Marianist Province of the United States

Katherine Resteiner (M.S. ’94)

Female
  • Chief of Staff, Intel Capital, Intel Corporation

Michael “Mickey” Schott (B.B.A. ’68)

Male
  • President, The Gorman Foundation

Yava Scott (B.B.A. ’77, J.D. ’80)

  • Co-Managing Partner, YaCari Consultants, LLC

Gaston Sosa de la Torre (B.A. ’92)

Male
  • Chairman, Aktiva Capital SC

Rev. John Thompson, S.M.

Male
  • Pastor, Holy Rosary Catholic Church
  • Councilor, Marianist Province of the United States

Corinne Vela-Zapata(B.B.A. ’82)

Female
  • Product Management Director, USAA

Sylvia Fernandez Villarreal, M.D. (B.A. ’72)

Female
  • Owner and CEO, Taos Clinic for Children & Youth

St. Mary’s University Trustees Emeriti

Albert B. Alkek

Male

Charles Barrett Jr. (B.B.A. ’62)

Male

David W. Biegler (B.S. ’68)

Male

Jack Biegler (B.B.A. ’65)

Male

Raymond Caravajal, R.Ph.

Male

Brother Richard Dix, S.M. (B.S. ’52)

Male

Stephen M. Dufilho (M.A. ’69)

Male

Robert L. Elizondo (B.S. ’67)

Male

Ruben M. Escobedo (B.B.A. ’60)

Male

Bill Greehey (B.B.A. ’60)

Male

Edward B. Kelley (B.B.A. ’64)

Male

Rosemary Kowalski

Female

Pat A. Legan (J.D. ’46)

The Rev. John A. Leies, S.M., S.T.D.

Male

St. Mary’s President Emeritus

Vincent Lin (B.S. ’66, M.A. ’68)

Male

Al J. Notzon III (B.A. ’60)

Male

Thomas M. O’Connor (B.S.C. ’43)

Male

Philip J. Pfeiffer

Male

Doris A. Slay-Barber (B.A. ’74)

Female

The Rev. Martin Solma, S.M.

Male
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