Neil & Maria Bush  Founders & Chairmen

Neil & Maria Bush
Founders & Chairmen

Neil Bush serves as the Chairman. He also serves as Chair of the Points of Light Board of Directors, Director of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M, and on the Board of Directors for the Houston Salvation Army. Mr. Bush earned an MBA and a BA in International Economics from Tulane University.

Maria Bush recently led the formation of the Ladies for Literacy Guild, now comprised of nearly 300 prominent Houston female leaders, to help continue the literacy legacy of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Mrs. Bush also supports advancing leading medicine through her work with Methodist Hospital. Maria earned a BA from the United States International University.

Greg Garland  Board Member

Greg Garland
Board Member

Greg Garland is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Phillips 66. In addition to his positions on the Board and Executive Committees for DCP Midstream, National Petroleum Council, American Petroleum Institute, Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas, Garland serves on the Board for The Greater Houston Partnership and as a member of the Engineering Advisory Board for Texas A&M University, his alma mater.

Terri Lacy  Board Member

Terri Lacy
Board Member

Terri Lacy is a Partner at Andrews Kurth Kenyon, LLP, a premier law firm in downtown Houston. She focuses her practice on personal tax planning, with particular emphasis on structuring estate plans for high wealth individuals. She also has extensive experience in government ethics laws and uses that expertise to represent officials in the federal administration.

Renée Wizig-Barrios  Secretary

Renée Wizig-Barrios

Renée Wizig-Barrios brings more than 20 years of nonprofit experience in leadership development, community engagement, cross-cultural partnerships, program management, fundraising, and public policy to her role as Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer for the Greater Houston Community Foundation. Renée is a summa cum laude graduate of Washington University in St. Louis.

Steve Maislin  Treasurer

Steve Maislin

As President and Chief Executive Officer for the Greater Houston Community Foundation, Stephen frequently speaks on charitable planning, donor-advised funds, and the power of the community foundation to grow philanthropic impact. Steve received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his JD from the University of Texas School of Law.

Y. Ping Sun  Board Member

Y. Ping Sun
Board Member

Martha Carnes  Board Member

Martha Carnes
Board Member

Y. Ping Sun is of counsel with the law firm of Yetter Coleman LLP, and is a Rice University Representative. She is a trustee of Texas Children's Hospital, a board member of the Asia Society Texas Center, Chinese Community Center and the United Way of Greater Houston. Ping also serves on the Advisory Board of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and Center for Houston's Future. She graduated cum laude from Princeton, and received a law degree from Columbia University School of Law.

Martha Carnes is a retired PricewaterhouseCoopers Partner, where she served as the Houston Office Managing Partner and US Energy and Mining leader.  She is on the Board of Directors of Core Laboratories N.V., Matrix Service Company and SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P.  Additionally, Ms. Carnes is a member of the Board of Trustees of Texas Children’s Hospital and the Governing Board of Greater Houston Community Foundation.