World Affairs Council of America (WACA)

Member, (national) Board of Directors, 2007-2009

CorpusBeat (public charity supporting serious journalism involving local high school and college students)

Member, Board of Directors, 2005-2007

Future USA (private) Foundation (supporting civic and educational endeavors)

Member, Board of Directors, 2004-

Art Museum of South Texas (Trustee 1995-2010) and Chair-Endowment Committee 2005)

Chair (2 terms), Board of Governors, 2003-2005

Una Chapman Cox Foundation for the benefit of the United States Foreign Service (U.S. State Department)

Trustee and President, 1997-2007

Corpus Christi Symphony Board of Directors

Member, Executive Committee, 1997-2003

Temple Beth El, Corpus Christi

Board of Directors (Treasurer), 1997-1999

KEDT-TV, FM (Corpus Christi PBS)

Chair, Board of Directors, 1992-1994

Ada Wilson Children's Hospital

Member, Board of Directors, 1990-1997

Corpus Christi YMCA

Member, Board of Directors (Treasurer), 1979-1986