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Board Meetings (BoardBook)
Administrative Organizational Chart(revised November 2013)
PresidentsDr. Grady C. Hogue1965-1984Dr. Norman E. Wallace1984-1999Dr. John M. Brockman1999-2007Dr. Thomas B. Baynum2007-2011Dr. Jimmy L. Goodson(Interim) 2012Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza2012-
Board of TrusteesGeorge F. Elam, Jr.1965-1967George Spikes1965-1971Paul A. Schulz1965-1972Fred C. Latcham, Jr.1965-1978Peter S. Marecek1965-1988Frank Jostes1965-1999Robert J. Beasley, Jr.1965-2002Joseph Obregon1967-1968Jessy Garza1968-1972R.W. "Bill" Dirks1971- 2008Henry J. Medina1972-1982Dr. E.C. "Buck" Spellman1972-1997Louise W. Hall1978-Paul A. Jaure1982-Rickey De Leon1988-1997Dr. Grady C. "Sam" Hogue, Jr.1997-2009Emilia H. Dominguez1998-Carroll W. Lohse1999-Fred C. Morón2002-2010Laura Fischer2008-Doug Arnold2009-Victor Gomez2010-
Paul Jaure, ChairMr. Jaure was raised in Bee County and graduated from Pettus High School. He served in the U.S. Army before attending college. Mr. Jaure received his bachelor of science degree from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos and received his master of science degree from Texas A&I University in Kingsville. He is a retired Agriculture teacher. He has served as President of the Texas Agriculture Teacher’s Association and the National Association of Agriculture Educators (NAAE) as well as several other professional organizations. He continues to be actively involved in Ag activities. He joined the CBC Board in 1982. He is married to Sarah Guerrero and they have two children.
Carroll W. Lohse, Vice ChairMr. Lohse, CBC Board of Trustees Vice Chairman, was raised in Bee County and graduated from Skidmore-Tynan High School. He attended the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&I University in Kingsville before graduating from Texas A&M University in College Station. He farms and ranches in Bee and San Patricio Counties. Prior to joining the CBC Board of Trustees in 1999, Lohse served on the Skidmore-Tynan I.S.D. Board of Trustees. He was married to the late Tamara Clark and they have two children.
Louise W. Hall, SecretaryMrs. Hall graduated first in her class at A.C. Jones High School in Beeville. She attended Incarnate Word College in San Antonio and completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin followed by graduate study at the Universidad Autonoma Nacional de Mexico in Mexico City. She managed Hall’s Store in Beeville for a number of years while being actively involved in civic clubs. She became the first woman to serve on the Board of Trustees in 1978. She and her late husband, Henry, reared six children.
Emilia H. DominguezMrs. Dominguez grew up in San Patricio County and graduated from Mathis High School. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and went on to earn certification to teach mathematics and Spanish at the secondary level. She received her master’s degree in science and guidance and mid-management certification from Corpus Christi State University. Mrs. Dominguez taught school before becoming a school counselor and is currently the principal at Skidmore-Tynan Elementary School. She joined the CBC Board of Trustees in 1998. She and her husband, Adolfo, have one daughter.
Victor GomezMr. Gomez grew up in Bee County and graduated from A.C. Jones High School. He is a graduate of Coastal Bend College, where he earned a Vocational Nursing Certificate and Associate Degree in Applied Science. He earned his baccalaureate degree in nursing from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. He is currently Manager of the Medical, Surgical and Pediatrics Nursing at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital in Beeville. Mr. Gomez is very active in the community. He joined the CBC Board of Trustees in 2010. He is married to Linda Mae Ramirez and they have two sons.
Laura FischerMrs. Fischer grew up in Bee County and graduated from Pettus High School. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where she received both her Bachelor of Science Degree and Masters Degree in Mathematics Education. Mrs. Fischer taught school in Austin ISD and Beeville ISD before joining her family business, R. W. Dirks Petroleum Engineering, Inc. She served on the Beeville Independent School District Board for 15 years and is very active in the Beeville community. She has received many honors including Bee County Citizen of the Year in 2006. She and her husband, Jon, have one daughter.
Douglas L. ArnoldMr. Arnold attended public schools in Bee County. He is a graduate of Texas A&I University in Kingsville, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree, master’s degree and superintendent’s certification. He currently serves as a School Finance Consultant for school districts in Education Service Center Region 2, and contracts with other districts for similar services. He served as Superintendent of Pawnee ISD from 1973 to 1994 and Superintendent of Orange Grove ISD from 1994 to 2002. He joined the CBC Board of Trustees in 2009. He is married to Salura Owings Arnold. Both of their children attended Coastal Bend College.
Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza, PresidentDr. Espinoza comes to CBC from Yuba Community College District in Marysville, Calif. where she served as Vice Chancellor for Educational Planning and Services. She is an experienced educator and college administrator with 25 years in higher education. She holds a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Psychology and Educational Psychology and a Masters in Rehabilitation Psychology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison; and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg. Dr. Espinoza started her college path with the assistance of the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) scholarship after 18 years as an agricultural farm-worker. She attributes her college success largely to the support of her family and other people who “cared enough to remove barriers, build bridges and track new paths for a first generation college student.” Her transition into community college administration culminated 13 years ago as she completed a post-doctorate in the Community College Leadership Program at the University of Texas at Austin. Since then, she has served in various administrative roles, including Vice President for Workforce Learning Services at Arizona Western College in Yuma, Ariz. She also worked in Dallas, Galveston, Tempe and Chicago as part of her 25 years in higher education.
Gloria Rincon, Secretary to the BoardMrs. Rincon grew up in Mineral in Bee County. She graduated from Pettus High School and attended Bee County College. From 1976 to 1983, she worked for Bee County College (now Coastal Bend College) in various positions for administrative services, academic faculty and the office of the vice president. In 1984, she became secretary to President Grady C. Hogue and then to his successor, Dr. Norman Wallace, until 1999. She served as executive assistant to Dr. John Brockman until 2007 and Dr. Thomas Baynum until 2011. She served as executive assistant to interim college president, Dr. Jimmy Goodson until 2012. She currently serves as the executive assistant to the college president, Dr. Beatriz Espinoza. Mrs. Rincon has also served as secretary to the board of trustees since 1984. She is married to Ray and they have three daughters.