Board of Directors

The University of North Texas Alumni Association’s Board of Directors provides counsel to the university and serves as the official liaison between the university and its 251,000+ graduates. These individuals serve as university ambassadors in their communities and work to establish and maintain life-long relationships.

 
 
 

University of North Texas Alumni Association
2017-2018 Board of Directors

Bottom row (L to R): Past Chair Karen Permetti, April Cain, Chair Emily Klement, Angela Jones, Secretary Sarah Wagner, Sharon McGowan. Top row (L to R): UNT Vice President for Advancement David Wolf, John Matthews, George Esquivel, Ernest Martinez, Brad Gibson, UNT Alumni Association Executive Director Rob McInturf, Charlie Smith, Mike Robnett, Eleasia Lewis-Watts, Treasurer James Guillory.

 
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair
Emily Klement ’92, ’94M, ’12EdD
Executive Director, Catholic Charities

Vice Chair
Cathy Bryce ’91
Retired Educator/Administrator & Entrepreneur

Secretary
Sarah Wagner ’89
Vice President, Project Mgmt., Texas Capital Bank

Treasurer
James Guillory ’13
President, HarDam Hotels, LLC

Past Chair
Karen Permetti ’97
Assistant Superintendent, Engagement & Strategic Innovation, Midlothian IS

DIRECTORS AT-LARGE
Term 2019

Charlie Smith ’82
Owner, ID Resource Management Inc.

Mike Robnett ’78
President, Plano, Texas Capital Bank

Cathy Bryce ’91
Retired Educator/Administrator & Entrepreneur

James Guillory ’13
President, HarDam Hotels, LLC

Sheryl Giles ’95
Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

George Esquivel ’91
Owner, Four Corners Brewery

Term 2020

Justin Gibson ’06
Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Sarah Wagner ’89
Vice President, Project Mgmt., Texas Capital Bank

Sharon McGowan ’85
Director, Susan G. Komen Organization

Brad Gibson ’06
Leasing Manager, The Hall Group

Eleasia Lewis-Watts ’86, ’89MeD
Assistant Principal, Dallas ISD

Term 2021

Rob Houdek ’78
Retired, Business Owner/Entrepreneur

Ernest Martinez ’11
Vice President, HR, Securadyne Systems

Angela Jones 91
Vice President/Project Manager, Citigroup

April Cain ’02
Partner, Merki & Associates, P.C.

Elliotte Dunlap ’97
Sr. Partner Solutions Sales Exec., Microsoft – South Central Dist.

John Matthews ’86
Executive Director, Community Safety Institute

 

 

 

 

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