Advisory Board

The following individuals are generously providing advice and guidance to our campaign. Being listed does not imply endorsement. We want input from a variety of different individuals and groups in our community.

Angelina County

Laura Lee Bowman
founder, Indivisible Deep East Texas
Lufkin, TX
Vernay Carrington
retired music teacher
Lufkin, TX
Glenn Donnahoe
Vietnam vet, retired forester & environmentalist
Lufkin, TX
Patricia Honea-Boles
clinical social worker specialist
Huntington, TX
Jim McReynolds
business owner, former member of the Texas House of Representatives
Lufkin, TX
Angier Peavy
former Foreign Service
Lufkin, TX
Luan Tatum
attorney, general litigation, including family and probate
Lufkin, TX
Ellen Temple
civic leader and humanitarian
Lufkin, TX

Gregg County

Gary Borders
writer, editor, and photographer
Longview, TX
Steve Crane
president, East Texas Disability Advocates LLC
Longview, TX
Griff Hubbard
product line agent / revenue manager, Amtrak
Longview, TX
Kate Langston
social media specialist
Longview, TX
Mike Lewis
attorney at law
Longview, TX
Allen McReynolds
real estate investor
Longview, TX
Vik Verma
organizer and activist
Longview, TX

Nacogdoches County

Lauren Brewer
assistant professor, social psychology
Nacogdoches, TX
Pat Castella
activist
Nacogdoches, TX
Reverend Kyle Childress
pastor, Austin Heights Baptist Church
Nacogdoches, TX
Kyle Conlon
assistant professor, social psychology
Nacogdoches, TX
Daaron Dwyer
software deveoper
Nacogdoches, TX
Richard Fischer
immigration attorney
Nacogdoches, TX
Amelia Fischer
immigration attorney
Nacogdoches, TX
John Heath
defense attorney
Nacogdoches, TX
Kent Hutchison
business owner
Nacogdoches, TX
Alec Johnson
activist and climate hawk
Nacogdoches, TX
Ethan McBride
student and activist
Nacogdoches, TX
James Montoya
social worker
Nacogdoches, TX
Sharon Ninness
educational leadership consultant and college instructor
Nacogdoches, TX
Heather Olson Beal
education professor
Nacogdoches, TX
Brenda Riggs
family physician and emergency medicine doctor
Nacogdoches, TX
Donna Todd
senior editor, PVC & Pipe, Petrochem Wire
Nacogdoches, TX
Drew Wenner
retired marketing director and amateur old time musician
Nacogdoches, TX
Sue Wenner
retired teacher and amateur old time musician
Nacogdoches, TX
Michael Wicker
college instructor
Nacogdoches, TX
Stephen Wright
teacher, former candidate for Texas House
Nacogdoches, TX

Smith County

David Henderson
retired business owner
Tyler, TX
Rabbi Neal Katz
Congregation Beth El
Tyler, TX
Anne McCrady
poet, speaker, peace advocate
Tyler, TX
Mike McCrady
family physician hospitalist
Tyler, TX
Mike Nichols
self-employed
Tyler, TX
Nancy Nichols
self-employed
Tyler, TX
Bob Sterken
associate professor of political science
Tyler, TX