United Way of the Brazos Valley is a volunteer-directed organization and is governed by a local, volunteer Board of Directors that represents many sectors of the region.


Officers of the Organization

  • Board Chair
    • Kyle Gammenthaler, Texas A&M University – Mays Business School
  • Chair Elect
    • Cady Auckerman, Texas A&M University
  • Vice Chair
    • Frank Hidalgo, H-E-B
  • Secretary
    • Allison Pennington, Greater Texas Foundation
  • Treasurer
    • Teresa Horn, American Momentum Bank
  • Past Board Chair
    • Joe Hegewood, Community Volunteer


Board of Directors

  • Hector Acevedo, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Austin Bryan, First Financial Bank
  • Amber Cox, HoM Realty
  • Max Crawford, KBTX
  • Dr. Nkrumah Dixon, College Station ISD
  • Anita Dorsey, City of College Station
  • Steve Fullhart, Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation
  • Dr. Jeffrey Hatala, Texas A&M University – School of Public Health
  • Martin Hooper, Drift
  • Sally Hughes, Blinn College
  • Matthew LeBlanc, Bryan ISD
  • Dr. Bowen Loftin, Community Volunteer
  • Matthew McKay, Briaud Financial Advisors
  • Johnny McNally, Navasota Grimes County Chamber of Commerce
  • Sara Mendez, Brazos County Health District
  • Razen Thomas, Luminant Energy
  • Judge Celina Vasquez, Brazos County


Ex-Officio Members

  • Liz Dickey, Health for All, Inc. (Partner Agency Representative)
  • Andy York, Bryan College Station Habitat for Humanity (Agency Representative)

Directors are nominated to the Board each January and serve up to two, three-year terms. To learn more about serving on the Board of Directors to United Way of the Brazos Valley, contact Alison Prince, President & CEO at aprince@uwbv.org.

The United Way of the Brazos Valley fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in the Brazos Valley.