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.


Meet Our Board

Dr. Bowen Loftin

Max Crawford, KBTX Chief Meteorologist

Officers of the Organization

  • Board Chair
    • Razen Thomas, Niche Properties
  • Secretary
    • Jennifer Hobbs, Community Volunteer
  •  Treasurer
    • Teresa Horn, American Momentum Bank
  • Past Board Chair
    • Dr. Sara Mendez, Texas A&M University – School of Public Health

Board of Directors

  • Ginger Carrabine, Bryan ISD
  • Max Crawford, KBTX
  • Martin Hooper, Drift
  • Teresa Horn, American Momentum
  • Melissa Keeling, Lincoln Lumber
  • Ryan King, United Parcel Service 
  • Dr. Bowen Loftin, Community Volunteer
  • Kyle Salmon, SOS Ministries
  • Beatrice Saba, City of Bryan – BCS Public Library System
  • Jason Weeks, City of Navasota
  • Korey Wright, St. Thomas Episcopal
  • Casey Zimmerman, Truist
  • Howard Mayne, Mayne Properties, LP
  • Lucy Ybarra, Grimes County Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr. Susan Ballabina, Texas A&M University
  • Evelyn Mullen, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Gustavo Roman, City of College Station
  • Jaime Cavazos, Kept Classic Homes
  • Ryan Briggs, GFG Wealth Advisors


Ex-Officio Members

  • Harper Cunningham, Community Volunteer
  • Riley Thomason, Bush Board Fellow
  • Rhonda Watson, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley (Partner 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 Peggi Ondrasek, President & CEO at pondrasek@uwbv.org.

United Way of the Brazos Valley works to improve health, expand education and address essential needs for every person in the Brazos Valley.