Board of Directors

Texas Appleseed 2024 Board of Directors
(as of January 2024)
 
Gina DeBottis Metts, President
Retired Executive Director, Special Prosecution Unit*
Houston
 
Susan Hartman, Secretary-Treasurer
FTI Consulting*
Dallas
 
Margaret H. Allen
Sidley Austin LLP*
Dallas
 
Annik Morgan Barrios
Chamblee Ryan*
Dallas
 
Christopher Benoit
Coyle & Benoit PLLC*
El Paso
 
Keri Brown
Baker Botts LLP*
Houston
 
Patrick H. Cantilo
Cantilo & Bennett, L.L.P.*
Austin
 
Kent Caperton
Kent Caperton PC*
Austin
 
Carlos Cárdenas
Law Office of Carlos Eduardo Cárdenas, P.C.*
El Paso
 
E. Leon Carter
Carter Arnett PLLC*
Dallas
 
Ricardo G. Cedillo
Davis, Cedillo & Mendoza, Inc.*
San Antonio
 
Dawn Estes
Estes Thorne Ewing & Payne*
Dallas
 
Allene D. Evans
The University of Texas System*
Austin
 
N. Scott Fletcher
Fletcher Held*
Houston
 
Craig Florence
Foley & Lardner LLP*
Dallas
 
R. James George, Jr.
George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP*
Austin
 
T.J. Hope
Stout Risius Ross, LLC*
Dallas
 
Tommy Jacks
Fish & Richardson P.C.*
Austin
 
Joe Jaworski
Jaworski Law Firm*
Galveston
 
Susan Karamanian
Dallas
 
Charles Kelley
Mayer Brown LLP*
Houston
 
Justice Peter M. Kelly
First District Court of Appeals*
Houston
 
Layne Kruse
Norton Rose Fulbright*
Houston
 
Kat Li
Kirkland & Ellis LLP*
Austin
 
Michael Lowenberg
Dallas
 
Elizabeth Mack
Locke Lord LLP*
Dallas
 
Jadd Masso
Clark Hill PLC*
Dallas
 
Daniel S. Mayerfeld
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP*
Houston
 
Keri McKenzie
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP*
Dallas
 
Eric L. Muñoz
Akin*
Houston
 
Elizabeth Myers
Thompson Coburn LLP*
Dallas
 
Christopher M. Odell 
Arnold & Porter*
Houston
 
M. Catherine Ozdogan 
Latham & Watkins LLP*
Houston
 
Ann Marie Painter
Perkins Coie LLP*
Dallas
 
Deidra Perry
University of Houston*
Houston
 
Allissa A.R. Pollard
Arnold & Porter*
Houston
 
Hilary L. Preston 
Vinson & Elkins LLP*
Austin
 
Amy (Saberian) Prueger
Enoch Kever PLLC*
Austin
 
Michael Rodriguez
Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez LLP*
Brownsville
 
David Sharp
Law Offices of David E. Sharp P.L.L.C.*
Houston and Dallas 
 
Ann Hebert Stephens
Shell*
Houston
 
Eric Taube
Austin
 
Leslie Thorne
Haynes Boone*
Austin
 
Megan Utz
PricewaterhouseCoopers*
Dallas
 
Allan Van Fleet
Van Fleet LP*
Houston
 
Laranda Walker
Susman Godfrey LLP*
Houston
 
 *affiliations listed for identification only