Communities Foundation of Texas’ Board of Trustees has added a couple of new members. John J. Stephens and Thear Suzuki have joined the Board to “help guide CFT in working towards it visions to build thriving communities for all.”
According to CFT President/CEO Dave Scullin, “We are thrilled to welcome John and Thear to the Board. Their commitment to our community and expertise is an excellent addition to our leadership as we work to grow community giving, expand community impact, and advance community equity.”
The selection of Board members is based on “their record of charitable service, diverse knowledge of community needs and fiscal responsibility.
While Alfreda Norman will continue to serve as the Board’s chair, Richie Butler will take the role of vice-chair and chair-elect.
On a parting note, after serving more than a decade of membership Senator Florence Shapiro is going off the Board.
Dave commented, “Florence is a dynamic leader shoes impact and contributions will be felt for many years to come. Her dedication and commitment to our work through Educate Texas are deeply appreciated by me personal, our entire organizations and those we serve.”
Since being established in 1953, CFT has provided more than $2.2B in grants.
* Photo provided by Communities Foundation of Texas