President's Circle Members


A&M-SA’s President Circle plays a vital role in providing funding for specific presidential initiatives. Members are philanthropists who believe in A&M-SA and its mission.

Gifts of the President’s Circle:

  • Underwrite new initiatives by the University President that enhances A&M-SA’s strategic plan, especially to help meet regional needs with state-wide impact.
  • Provide support for faculty and student research and learning achievements.
  • Bring distinguished speakers to campus for keynote lectures.

List of President's Circle Members for Fiscal year 2016 - 2017:

Audacious ($20,000 and above)

  • James R. Adams
    Thomas Timmer
    Anonymous Donor

Aspiring ($10,000 to $19,999)

  • Rosemary Kowalski

Aiming ($5,000 to $9,999)
There were no President’s Circle members in the Aiming level in fiscal year 2016-17.

Agile Member ($2,500 to $4,999)

  • Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation/ Joyce Ellis

Pathway to Prosperity ($1,000 to $2,499)

  • Michael Bolner
  • Gary Coulton
  • Vivien L. Geneser
  • Carolyn Green
  • Richard P. Green
  • Jerry Hoog
  • Tracy Hurley
  • Amy Lewis
  • Eric J. Lopez
  • Melissa Mahan
  • Richard P. Ortega
  • Carl F. Raba
  • Charles W. Schwartz
  • Edward Westermann
  • Broadway Bank-Main Banking Center / Jim Goudge
  • Harlandale Independent School District / Rey Madrigal
  • Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP / Carri Baker
  • Matt Foundation / Aracely Garcia-Granados
  • Mays Family Foundation / Lowry Mays
  • Raba-Kistner Consulting / William Raba
  • SWBC / Charlie Amato
  • The Helen K. Groves Fund / Helen K. Groves
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Whataburger
  • Zachry Interests Inc / H.B. Zachry, Jr.