Since its inception in 1989, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation has been incredibly fortunate to benefit from the generous and thoughtful guidance of our Board of Directors.  Over the years, the leaders listed below have overwhelmingly given their time, talents, and treasures to the Gulf Coast Community Foundation so that together we can make the Gulf Coast a better place.

2017 Board of Directors:

  • Ron Barnes
  • John Baxter
  • Raymond Brown
  • Greg Cronin
  • George Cullinan
  • Trent Favre
  • Charles Graham
  • Mary Graham
  • Julie Gresham
  • Paul Guichet
  • Bill McDonough
  • Virginia Shanteau Newton
  • Donald Perkins
  • Joy Lambert Phillips
  • Rufus Smith
  • Cindy Shaw
  • Dorothy Shaw
  • Joe Spraggins
  • Dave Treutel, Jr.
  • Linda Watts
  • Tom Wicks
  • Rodger Wilder

Past Members of the Board of Directors: 

  • Carlene Allfonso
  • Weezie Anderson
  • Wynn Alexander
  • Dr. Betty Bailey
  • Charles Benvenutti
  • James D. “Buddy” Baker**
  • Alton G. Bankston
  • Robert Bass, Jr.
  • Guy Billups, Jr.
  • Courtney Blossman
  • Paul Bode
  • Andy Bourland
  • Jaye Brice
  • Michael Bruffey
  • Hazel P. Buck
  • Andy Carpenter
  • Patricia H. Case**
  • Nanette Coole
  • Carl M. Crawford
  • Dr. Edgar Dapremont
  • Dr. Strawford H. Dees
  • Jane R. Dennis
  • Judith Emerson
  • James Estabrook
  • Joe B. Etheridge**
  • Dwight H. Evans
  • Michael Garrett
  • Dave Geiger
  • Nancy G. Gex
  • Milton C. Grishman
  • Ann Guice
  • Reed Guice
  • Ann Hairston
  • Steve Hardin
  • Rod Hartung
  • John S. Heath
  • David O. Hensley
  • Billy Hewes, III
  • Robert P. Hicks**
  • Timothy M. Hinkley
  • Marc Holman
  • Claire Sekul Hornsby
  • Bishop Joseph L. Howse
  • Elizabeth C. Joachim
  • Pat Joachim, Ph.D.
  • Wilton J. Johnson, Jr.**
  • Angie Juzang
  • Basil Kennedy
  • Kay Kell
  • Robert T. Killelea
  • Robert Kuttnauer**
  • Martin R. Lee**
  • Shirley LeRoy
  • Sue Matheson, PhD
  • Ricky R. Mathews
  • Richard E. Mattiace
  • Jolly P. McCarty
  • Dorothy Roberts McEwen
  • James L. McEwen, PhD
  • Duncan M. McKenzie
  • Paul Montjoy
  • William E. Morrison
  • Tommy Munro
  • Gordon H. Myrick, Jr.
  • Robert Neal
  • Pat Oakes, PhD
  • Robert Occhi
  • Jerry “Jody” O’Keefe, Jr.
  • Katie Owens
  • Hon. James B. Person
  • Jon E. Ritten
  • Col. Larry E. Roberts**
  • Delmar Robinson
  • Eleanor Rogers
  • Jimmie Roy
  • Paul A. Sala, Jr.
  • Pat Santucci **
  • D’Auby H. Schiel
  • Gayla Baker Schmitt
  • Leo W. Seal, Jr.
  • Gail Seidensticker
  • Dorothy D. Shaw
  • Kathleen Shaughnessy
  • Christy Smilek, CPA
  • John B. Sneed
  • Bill Stallworth
  • Rick Stewart
  • Gerald J. St. Pe’
  • Mark Sullivan
  • Reginald Sykes
  • Chevis Swetman
  • Dr. C. D. Taylor
  • Margaret Taylor
  • Philip Terrell, PhD
  • Patricia Thomas**
  • Barbara M. Thompson
  • Stan Tiner
  • Anthony J. Topazi
  • William Van Kirk, Jr.
  • Rodney Van Loon
  • Hon. Kosta Vlahos
  • Thomas Vu
  • Lisa Wagoner
  • Rev. Nathan Walker
  • Susan Walker
  • George Watson
  • John M. Walton
  • Roland Weeks**
  • John Whitfield
  • Karen Whitley
  • James O. Williams, Ph.D
  • Mickey Williams
  • A. Willis, Jr.
  • C.O. “Pete” Woody
  • William Yates

** denotes a founding member