Leadership Volunteers

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

President - Martha Bowles


Vice-President - Ralph J. Vasami, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.


Treasurer - Richard Simmons, Waldron & Schneider


Secretary - Shepard Perrin, INEOS

Other Officers & Committee Chairs

Board Development - Martha Bowles


Events Committee - Penny Brockway, Brockway Reality & Tina Foster, AMOCO Federal Credit Union


Resource Development - Jayme Sanchez


Past Board President - Jamieson Mackay, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union

Board Members

John Armour, HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake

John Bargerstock, KeyT Wellness

Robert Challenger, Tremont Street Finical Group 

Bridget Bear, South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center 

Molly Crow, McRee Ford

Robert Cobb, DISD Representative

Ann-Marie Doolin

Brent Cockerham, Moody Bank

Timothy Hall, NASA

Jeanne deVezin, CCISD Representative

Gail Love

Emily Krone

Julie Masters, Mayor of Dickinson

Stephen Morris, Bay Oaks Country Club

Jill Reason

Robert McAfoos, Barrios Technology

Dr. Gary Renola

Emily Watkins, Linebarger, LLP

Executive Director

Peter C. Wuenschel, PhD

Senior Advisory Council

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

Carla Voelkel, Superintendent Dickinons ISD