DHF Industry Members

The following individuals in the aerospace and aviation industry serve on The Dee Howard Foundation (DHF) Industry Advisory Council.

These individuals advise DHF and the members of the DHF Education Advisory Council as to the needs and requirements of the aerospace and aviation sectors, both locally and globally, and as to how DHF can best serve as a resource to those industry sectors.

Board of Directors

  • Lt. Col. Olga E. Custodio (USAF Ret.)

    Executive Director
    Women in Aviation Alamo City Chapter
  • Dan Gonzales

    Vice President, Government Relations
    Military and Components Sector
    StandardAero
  • Col. Timothy W. Strawther (USAF Ret.)

    Lead Executive, San Antonio Field Office
    Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Pat B. Frost

    President
    Frost
  • Col. Richard M. Francey, Jr. (USA Ret.)

    General Manager - San Antonio
    GDC Technics, LTD.
  • Adam L. Hamilton, P.E.

    President & CEO
    Southwest Research Institute
  • Ed Onwe, ASQ-CMQ/OE, CQA

    Vice President/General Manager
    Commercial Airframe and Engineering Services
    VT San Antonio Aerospace, Inc.
  • Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, MBA

    Astronaut (Ret.)
    Vesalius Ventures
  • Tyler J. Schroeder – Secretary

    Manager, State and Local Government Operations
    The Boeing Company - San Antonio
  • Dee Ann Bridges

    President
    Glendale Development, Inc.
  • Brent Fessler

    University President
    Hallmark University
  • JT Norris, Jr. PhD, CPA – Treasurer

    Director, MS in Accounting Program
    University of the Incarnate Word
  • JoAnn Browning, Ph.D., P.E. – Vice President

    Dean, UTSA College of Engineering
    David and Jennifer Spencer Distinguished Chair for the Dean of Engineering
  • Adena Williams Loston, Ph.D.

    President
    St. Philip’s College
  • Wayne S. Alexander – Vice Chair

    President (Retired)
    SBC Southwestern Bell
  • Wayne I. Fagan – Chair/President

    The Dee Howard Foundation
  • Dr. Lloyd Verstuyft

    Superintendent
    Southwest ISD
    Southwest Independent School District
  • Thomas M. McNish, MD, MPH

    Principal Consultant
    Biodynamic Research Corporation

Ex Officio Board Members

  • Jim Perschbach

    President & CEO
    Port San Antonio
  • Lt. Gen. Russ Handy (USAF Ret.)

    Director
    San Antonio Aviation Department
  • Pedro Martinez

    Superintendent
    San Antonio Independent School District
  • Richard Perez

    President & CEO
    San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
  • Rey Chavez

    President/CEO
    San Antonio Manufacturers Association
  • David E. Marquez

    Executive Director
    Bexar County Economic Development
  • Leo Gomez

    President & CEO
    Brooks
  • Jenna Saucedo-Herrera

    President/Chief Executive Officer
    San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

Industry Advisory Council

Education Advisory Council