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  • Presidents
    Dr. Grady C. Hogue
    Dr. Norman E. Wallace
    Dr. John M. Brockman
    Dr. Thomas B. Baynum
    Dr. Jimmy L. Goodson
    (Interim) 2012
    Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza


    Board of Trustees
    George F. Elam, Jr.
    George Spikes
    Paul A. Schulz
    Fred C. Latcham, Jr.
    Peter S. Marecek
    Frank Jostes
    Robert J. Beasley, Jr.
    Joseph Obregon
    essy Garza
    R.W. "Bill" Dirks
    1971- 2008
    Henry J. Medina
    r. E.C. "Buck" Spellman
    Louise W. Hall
    Paul A. Jaure
    Rickey De Leon
    Dr. Grady C. "Sam" Hogue, Jr.
    Emilia H. Dominguez
    Carroll W. Lohse
    Fred C. Morón
    Laura Fischer
    Doug Arnold
    Victor Gomez
    Martha Warner
    Bryce Carrillo



    Paul Jaure

    Paul Jaure, Chair
    Mr. 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 Lohse

    Carroll W. Lohse, Vice Chair
    Mr. 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

    Louise W. Hall, Secretary
    Mrs. 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.

    Victor Gomez

    Victor Gomez
    Mr. 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 Fischer

    Laura Fischer
    Mrs. 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.

     Martha Warner
    Martha Warner

    Mrs. Warner attended the University of Texas at Austin where she earned a baccalaureate degree in business administration before moving on to receive her Juris Doctor (JD) from St. Mary’s University School of Law. Her impressive legal career has spanned over three decades. Most recently she served as the Elected District Attorney for the 156th Judicial District covering Bee, Live Oak, and McMullen counties from 2004-2012. Although Warner retired in 2013, she still prosecutes felony cases and assists the new District Attorney as needed.

    Warner and her husband Frank W. Warner, an attorney and owner of Southwest Land and Title Co. in Beeville, have three children: Dr. Jennifer Dharamsi, a dermatologist in Frisco, Texas; Jody Warner, Assistant District Attorney for Dallas County; and Frank W. Warner Jr., a student at Texas A&M College Station. In her spare time, Warner is an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Beeville Art Association, and a volunteer for the Joe Barnhart Scholarship Program.

     Bryce Carrillo
    Bryce Carrillo
    Bryce Carrillo is a Beeville native and an A.C. Jones High School graduate. After high school, he graduated from Texas State Technical College in Waco with an instrumentation degree. For several years, Carrillo analyzed technology at refineries in Texas. He went on to earn his baccalaureate degree in accounting from Texas A&M Corpus Christi and also served in the U.S. Army for three years. Currently, Carrillo works as an accountant for Dan A. Hughes Company LP. Carrillo and his wife Monica Carrillo, a local teacher at R.A. Hall Elementary, have three sons: Reid, 18 years old; Jonathan, 15 years old; and Marcus, 1 year old. Carrillo and his family are huge baseball fans and enjoy being active in the Beeville Little League organization.

    Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza, CBC President

    Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza, President
    Dr. 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.

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    Daria Heil, Secretary to the Board
    Daria was born and raised in Northern California. She graduated from Half Moon Bay High School in 1985 and the following year attended Chabot College in Livermore, California. She worked for AT&T in California, Oregon and New Jersey from 1987 to 2001 where she held various administrative positions. After leaving AT&T in 2001, she relocated to Fort Bragg, California where she was the owner and operator of a local community bookstore. In 2006 she sold her bookstore and relocated to Dubuque, Iowa where she worked for Kendall Hunt Publishing Company as the Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Higher Education and as supervisor of a team of Editorial Assistants. In November 2013 she moved to Corpus Christi, Texas to support her father, a Texas native. In December 2013 she accepted the position of Executive Assistant to the President, Dr. Beatriz Espinoza and Secretary to the Board of Trustees at Coastal Bend College and in January 2014 she chose Beeville, Texas as her permanent residence. Daria married her husband, Bruce, on June 24, 1990 and together they enjoy a variety of activities such as gardening, camping, hiking and cooking. Daria and Bruce are also avid animal lovers and both look forward to exploring the great state of Texas in the months and years to come.