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Board Members

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Leadership Board

hMr. Eric Boyt (Chairman) 

  • Family: Valerie (wife); Rachael, Lauren & Kaleigh (daughters)
  • Church: Stonegate Fellowship, Midland
  • Occupation: Partner - Anthem Oil & Gas
  • College: Southwestern University
  • Sports: Played Baseball at Southwestern University; Played baseball & basketball at Midland High School; Currently – golf & running
  • Contacts: eboyt@anthemoil.com [email]; 432-664-6146 [mobile]; 432-684-8200 [office]
        

Mr. Blake Batte (Vice Chairman)

  • Family: Cristy (wife); Alix & Abby (daughters)
  • Church: Grace Christian Fellowship, Odessa (Elder)
  • Occupation: CEO - Orrex Plastics
  • College: Texas Tech University 
  • Sports: Played football at Permian High School (State Champion); Currently – golf & running
  • Contacts: blakeb@orrex.com [email]; 432-332-1229 [mobile]

 

Mr. Chris Whigham (Treasurer)  

  • Family: Linda (wife); Natalie, Abbey & Maddie (daughters); Christian (son)
  • Church: First Baptist Church, Midland (Deacon)
  • Occupation: Petroleum Engineer – West Texas National Bank
  • College: Texas A&M University
  • Sports: 20 years of coaching youth baseball, softball, basketball & volleyball; Son played in Junior College World Series for Midland College 
  • Contacts: cwhigham@wtnb.com [email]; 432-770-6670 [mobile]  

Mrs. Amanda Friday (Secretary)

  • Family: Michael (husband)
  • Church: First United Methodist Church, Midland
  • Occupation: West Texas Tennis Service Rep - USTA Texas
  • College: Texas Tech University
  • Sports: Played Tennis at Texas Tech; Played tennis, basketball & volleyball at Harper High School: Currently - tennis & a mean game of ping pong
  • Contacts: afriday@texas.usta.com [email]; 806-224-3921 [mobile]   

Mr. Jared Blong (Former Chairman)

  • Family: Lori (wife); Merritt (daughter); Caleb & Jess (sons) 
  • Church: First Baptist Church, Midland (Deacon)
  • Occupation: President / CEO – Octane Energy
  • College: Tarleton State University
  • Sports: Played football at McMurry University; Played football & track at Abilene Cooper High School; Currently – cycling, hack golfer, coaches youth basketball & soccer; First love – soccer 
  • Contacts: jared.blong@octane-energy.com [email]; 432.685.7736 [mobile]

Tory Bryant

  • Family: Lee (wife); Devyn (daughter); Zeke (son)
  • Church: Mid-Cities Community Church, Midland
  • Occupation: Sales Manager - Scarborough Specialties, INC.
  • College: Texas Tech University (BS); West Texas A&M University (Masters)
  • Sports: Played basketball at Sul Ross State University; Played football, basketball & track at Plainview High School; Former Head Women's Basketball Coach at Wayland Baptist University; Coached basketball at high school & college levels for 15 years at WTAMU, LCU, UTA to name a few.
  • Contacts: tory@scarspec.com (email); 806-577-6325 (mobile)

Mr. Daniel Charbonnet

  • Family: Lisa (wife); 2 (sons), 1 (daughter)
  • Church: Midland Redeemer
  • Occupation: Independent in Oil Industry
  • College: Texas Tech University
  • Sports: Played football at Texas Tech; Played football and ran track at The Woodlands High School
  • Contacts: Dcharbonnet10@gmail.com [email]; 281-794-1411 [mobile

Neil Dufford

  • Family: Sarah Kate (wife); Rosemary (daughter)
  • Church: Midland Redeemer
  • Occupation: VP Land - Tomahawk Petroleum, LLC 
  • College: University of Nebraska
  • Sports: Played Golf at Nebraska; State Champion Golfer at Midland Classical Academy
  • Contacts: neildufford@gmail.com [email]; 432-556-9818 [mobile

Mr. Ken Marks*FCA Hall of Champions Member (Class of 2015)

  • Family: Mary Lea (wife); 4 children; 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren
  • Church: Crestview Baptist Church, Midland
  • Occupation: Owner – Commercial Electronic Supplies, Inc.
  • College: Hardin Simmons University 
  • Contacts: midcesco@cs.com [email]; 432-682-8647 [mobile]  

Mr. Ricky Reynolds

  • Family: Dana (wife); Logan & Austin (sons)
  • Church: CrossRoads Fellowship, Odessa
  • Occupation: Regional Account Manager - RK Pump & Supply
  • College: University of Texas Permian Basin
  • Sports: Played baseball, track & was a 2x All-State Football player at Permian High School
  • Contacts: rick@rksupply.net [email]; 432-438-9271 [mobile]

Mr. Randy Rowe

  • Family: Maribel (wife); Katelyn & Raygen (daughters); Troy & David (sons)
  • Church: Stonegate Fellowship, Midland
  • Occupation: Executive Athletic Director - Midland I.S.D.
  • College: Northwestern University (BS & MA)
  • Sports: Played football at Northwestern; Played football, baseball, & track at Livingston High School; Head Football Coach & AD for a number of years at several 6A schools in Texas.
  • Contacts: randy.rowe@midlandisd.net (email); 432-557-4424 (work mobile)

Mr. Albert Sherman

  • Family: Kelli (wife); Ashton (daughter); Brody & Canton (sons)
  • Church: First Presbyterian Church, Midland (Elder)
  • Occupation: Attorney - Cotton, Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson
  • College: Angelo State University (Bachelors); Texas Tech University (Law School)
  • Sports: Played football, basketball and golf at Haskell High School; Currently - golf
  • Contacts: asherman@cbtd.com [email]; 432-230-7348 [mobile]; 432-685-8573 [office]

Mr. Sam Sledge

  • Family: Helen (wife); 2 (sons)
  • Church: Stonegate Fellowship, Midland
  • Occupation: Frac Specialist - ProPetro Services
  • College: Baylor University
  • Sports: Played football at Baylor; Played football and track at Midland Lee High School; Currently - CrossFit
  • Contacts: sam.sledge@gmail.com [email]; 432-889-5655 [mobile]

Mr. Blake Szymanski

  • Family: Laura (wife)
  • Church: First Baptist Church, Midland
  • Occupation: Landman - CrownQuest Operating, LLC
  • College: Baylor University, (BBA 2009)
  • Sports: Played football at Baylor – started at QB in 15 games & played in over 25 games; Played football and baseball at Wichita Falls Rider High School; Currently - golf
  • Contacts: bszymanski@crownquest.com [email]; 940-867-6014 [mobile]   

Mr. Scott Vanderburg

  • Family: Krista (wife); Aaron (son); Kensley (daughter) 
  • Church: Stonegate Fellowship, Midland (Deacon)
  • Occupation: President - Reliant Holdings, Ltd.
  • College: Texas Tech University
  • Sports: Played football, track and wrestling at Pampa High School; Currently - hunting, fishing and skiing.
  • Contacts: scottv@floco2.com [email]; 432-638-6455 [phone]

Mr. Kyle Van Syoc

  • Family: Christi (wife); 2 (daughters
  • Church: Grace Christian Fellowship, Odessa
  • Occupation: Quality Systems Manager - Orrex Plastics
  • College: Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Sports: Played soccer at OBU; Played soccer and football at Clemens High School in Schertz
  • Contacts: kylevansyoc@gmail.com [email]; 432-934-6455 [phone]

Mr. Dal Watson

  • Family: Linda (wife); Melanie (daughter); Will & Luke (sons)
  • Church: Stonegate Fellowship, Midland
  • Occupation: Vice President – Don Crawford & Associates
  • College: Texas Tech University
  • Sport: Played football at Texas Tech, and at Odessa Permian High School (State Champion)
  • Contacts:  dalw@doncrawford.com [email]; 432-687-0213-x106 [office]

Clay Whitehead

  • Family: Leslie (wife); 2 (daughters)
  • Church: Midland Bible Church
  • Occupation: Landman - CrownQuest Operating, LLC
  • College: Texas Tech University
  • Sports: Played basketball in high school at Clovis, NM; Currently - golf
  • Contacts: cwhitehead@crownquest.com [email]; 432-978-7610 [phone] 

        

 

 

Advisory Board

  • Mr. Eric Boyt
  • Mr. & Mrs. Jamie Berryhill
  • Mr. Steve Byrd
  • Mr. Richard Coats 
  • Mr. Paul L. Davis III
  • Mr. Scott Dinger
  • Mr. Ronnie Farish
  • Mr. Tony Farish
  • Mr. Jim Henry
  • Mr. Bill Howard
  • Mr. Dennis Johnson
  • Mr. Steve Pruett
  • Mr. Albert Sherman
  • Mr. Scott Vandeburg
  • Mr. Herb Ware
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