Volunteers that serve on committees of Katy Area EDC provide the power for the Katy Area to accomplish its goals and objectives. The officers and Board members are noted below.

2020 Board of Governors Executive Committee

Officers Members


Chair: Rick Lawler, R.H. Tamlyn & Sons LP


Dan Boggio, PBK Architects

Vice Chair: Paul Kurt, Kurt & Associates PC

Robert Gilpin, Texas Children’s Hospital - West Campus

Treasurer: Yvonne Kershner, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union

Mark Gehringer, The Howard Hughes Company - Bridgeland

Secretary: Caroline Champion, Houston Methodist West Hospital

Gwen Wagner, CenterPoint Energy

Past Chair: Woody Mann Jr., Vista Equities


Board Members

Masaud Baaba, Tristar Holdings, Inc.

Bill  Callegari, Emeritus

Robert Chalker, NACE International

Rainer Ficken, Newland Communities

Michael Garza, Prosperity Bank

Kerry Gilbert, Kerry Gilbert

Stan Goss, Emeritus

Byron Hebert, City of Katy

Butch Herod, Houston Community College

John Leonard, Sueba USA Corporation

Wesley Martin, Consolidated Communications, Inc.

Tina McGregor, Allegiance Bank Texas

Andy Meyers, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court

Vidal Ramirez, Allegiance Bank Texas

Kent Rosenberger, Rosenberger Construction, LLC

Heath Rushing, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

Downy Vickery, Emeritus

Annie Yang, Harris County Commissioners Court, Budget Management Department, Office of Economic Development

Robert Glenn, University of Houston at Katy and University of Houston at Victoria

Richard Phillips, University of Houston at Katy and University of Houston at Victoria

Carrie Prudhomme, Katy Area Districts Council

Jim Black, Caldwell Companies

Brett Clanton, BP America, Inc.