Board of Directors

OFFICERS

Robert J. (Bobby) Wilkinson, Jr., President
Occupation: Owner of Bay City Abstract and Title and Southwest Land Title
Past president and board member of Bay City Rotary Club, Bay City Country Club, Matagorda County Economic Development Corporation and Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture; Past Secretary General and Treasurer General of The Sons of the Republic of Texas; Long time committee member of Matagorda County Day in Austin; Member of the original Bay City-Matagorda County Industrial Foundation Board; Member and past president of Matagorda County Texas Exes.

Susan Reed, Vice President
Occupation: Reed & Associates, PC, Certified Public Accountants
Member, Junior Service League of Bay City; Treasurer, First Presbyterian Church

Rosie Rodriguez, Treasurer
Occupation: Assistant Vice President and Operations Coordinator, International Bank of Commerce
Member of Pilot Club of Matagorda County and Bay City Rotary Club, Past Director of Bay City Chamber of
Commerce and Agriculture; Past member and secretary of Financial Women International; Served on
Bay City High School Campus Improvement Council and Bay City Jr. High Campus Improvement Council;
Former mentor at Bay City Jr. High and Advisor to Bay City Scholars Program

Harriet Townsend, Secretary
Occupation: Executive Secretary to Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald
Past President and board member Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture; Treasurer of Bay City
Centennial Committee; Active member of First United Methodist Church of Bay City

BOARD MEMBERS

Tami Savage
Occupation: President, Prosperity Bank, Bay City
Member and past president, Junior Service League of Bay City; Board member, Matagorda County Fair &
Livestock Association; Member, LCRA Regional Council, Board member and past board president, Bay
City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture
2012 Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year

Buddy Eller
Occupation: Director of Communications & Public Affairs, STP Nuclear Operating Company
Board member, Matagorda County United Way; Board member, Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture; Kids in Distress; Matagorda Regional Medical Center Foundation

Billy Mann
Matagorda County resident for more than 60 years. Actively engaged in rice farming and cattle.
Past President Bay City Lions Club
Board member: Matagorda County Underground Water District
Chairman: Matagorda County Soil & Water Conservation District
Board member: Farm Bureau
Deacon – First Baptist Church, Bay City

Janet Peden, Past President
Occupation: Managing Partner, Hawkins Ranch, Ltd.
Board of Trustees, Bay City Gas Company; Board member, Gulf Coast Medical Foundation
Board member, Bay City Cemetery Trust; Board member, Texas Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs
2010 Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year
Member and past president, Junior Service League of Bay City
Past Board member and Secretary, Hospice Support, Inc.
Past president and board member, Bay City Library Assn.

Cory McCray

Occupation: Chief Operations Officer, MEHOP

 

Steven Reis
Occupation: District Attorney, Matagorda County
Training committee member, Texas District and County Attorneys Association; Member, Bay City Lions Club; Board member, Matagorda County Museum Association; Praise Team member, First United Methodist Church of Bay City

Christella Rodriguez
Occupation: Captain, Bay City Police Department
Member, South East Texas Chief’s Association; Member and Past President, Bay City Rotary Club; Board member, Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture;
2013 Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year
Member, Van Vleck ISD Educational Standards Committee; Member, Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association; Member, Matagorda County Cattlewomen’s Association; Coordinator, Matagorda County Community Food Drive; Team Leader Coordinator for Matagorda County Relay for Life; Advisor, Bay City Police Explorers; Member, Matagorda County Local Emergency Planning Committee; Board member, Wharton County Jr. College Advisory Board; Bay City Catholic Women’s ACTS core member

Fred Silva, Technology
Occupation: Black and Veatch, Management Consultant
Member, Bay City Lions Club; Board member, Matagorda County Museum; Member Community Actors of South Texas (C.A.S.T.); Member, Bay City Coastal-Aires Barbershop Group