Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the legal authority by which Communities In Schools – Bay Area, Inc. operates as a non-profit 501 (c) 3. More importantly, they provide the guidance needed for the agency to fulfill its mission. The CIS – Bay Area Board of Directors spend numerous hours ensuring that this mission is realized.

Executive Committee


Carol Latimer


Bob Davee
Mills Shirley Law Firm


Jamieson Mackay 
Gulf Coast Educators
Federal Credit Union


Martha Bowles

Other Officers


Joy Kelly
Jacobs Engineering


Darryl Smith
ERC  Principal

Golf Tournament

Kevin Lardie
Mark Conrad
Duane Bolpa 

Board Development

Chris Reed

External Relations

Diane Gillebaard

Board Members

  • Duane Bolpa (Merrill Lynch)
  • Martha Bowles
  • ​Robert Cobb (Dickinson ISD)
  • Mark Conrad (Express Employment)
  • Mike Cornett (Texas Citizens Bank)
  • Dr. Jeanne deVezin (Clear Creek ISD)
  • Dr. Glenn Freedman
  • Darryl Gaynes
    (NASA Johnson Space Center)
  • Diane Gillebaard 
  • ​Laura Goldstraw
  • Kevin Lardie (Gay Family Auto)
  • Rene Lewis (DRDA CPAs)
  • Dr. Sandra Mossman
  • Chris Reed
  • Joel Trevino (Bay Area Church)

Executive Director

Peter C. Wuenschel, PhD

Senior Advisory Council

Our Senior Advisory Council is composed of community leaders of influence and persons of high visibility who are interested in and willing to support Communities In Schools – Bay Area, but are unable to commit to the attendance requirements of active Directors. Senior Advisory Board members use their influence to benefit CIS-Bay Area and its mission.

  • Judge Louie Ditta
    Harris County Precinct 8 Place 2
  • Dick Gregg, Jr.
    Gregg & Gregg, PC
  • Judge Kathleen McCumber
    Galveston County Justice of the Peace,Prect.8, Place 1
  • Bob Mitchell, President
    Houston Bay Area Economic Partnership
  • Dr. Greg Smith, Superintendent
    Clear Creek ISD
  • Dr. William A. Staples, PhD., President
    University of Houston – Clear Lake
  • Senator Larry Taylor
    Senate District 11
  • Vicki Mims, Superintendent
    Dickinson ISD