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


​Bob Davee
Greer, Herz Law Firm


Jamieson Mackay 
Gulf Coast Educators
Federal Credit Union


Richard Simmons
Waldron & Schneider


Martha Bowles

Other Officers & Committee Chairs


Kevin Lardie
Gay Family Auto


​Carol Latimer

Golf Tournament

Duane Bolpa
​Myrell Lynch

Board Development

Chris Reed
CCISD Board of Trustees

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)
  • Diane Gillebaard
  • Kevin Lardie (Gay Family Auto)
  • Rene Lewis (DRDA CPAs)
  • Julie Masters (Mayor of Dickinson)
  • Robbie McAfoos
  • Shepherd Perrin (INEOS)
  • Lyza Postell (Lexus of Clear Lake)
  • Dr. Gary Renola
  • Chris Reed (Consultant)
  • Jayme Sanchez
  • Richard Simmons
    (Waldron & Schneider)
  • 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, Precinct 8, Place 1
  • Bob Mitchell, President
    Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
  • Dr. Greg Smith, Superintendent
    Clear Creek ISD
  • Senator Larry Taylor
    Texas Senate District 11