AUSTIN, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Anna Maria Farias of Brownsville is an attorney and consultant in private practice. She is also former director of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. She is a board member of the OneStar Foundation, a past board member of MANA, a National Latina Organization, and past vice chair of the Philadelphia Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. She is also past president of the Crystal City Lions Club and Crystal City Little League, and a past board member of the Winter Garden Women's Shelter. Farias received a bachelor's degree from Boston University and a law degree from Temple Law School, and is a fellow of the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Nancy P. Paup of Fort Worth is a fundraising consultant, and former corporate relations and membership manager of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. She is a board member of the Texas Woman’s University Foundation and Schreiner University Board of Trustees, and campaign vice-chair of the Texas State Historical Association “A Future for Our Past” fundraising campaign. She is also a member of Certified Fund Raising Executives International and the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and a graduate of Leadership Texas. Paup received a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in education from Texas Woman’s University.
George Schrader of Dallas is principal of Schrader and Cline LLC, and owner of Schrader Investment Company. He is also former executive vice president of LDB Corp., and past city manager of the cities of Dallas, Mesquite and Ennis. He is past president and a life member of the International City Management Association, past president and a board member of the Texas City Management Association, board member of the Methodist Health System, and a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He is also an advisory board member of Life Information Inc., a past board member of Baker University, and an honorary lifetime member of the Boy Scouts of America. Schrader received a bachelor’s degree from Baker University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Kansas. He is reappointed to the board.
These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.