Advisory Board

Kenneth Houston

Ken Houston born in Lufkin, Texas is a former football defensive back in the American and National Football Leagues. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986.

Houston played for the Houston Oilers from 1967 through through 1972, then with the Washington Redskins until 1980.  While with the Redskins, Houston went to…Read more >>

Don Clark

imageMr. Clark is a native Texan.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and a regular Army commission as a Second Lieutenant from Prairie View A&M University in 1967.  He attended Long Island University, completed course work for a master’s degree in Public Administration, and graduated from The John F. Kennedy School of…Read more >>

Jerry LeVias

Born in Beaumont, Texas, LeVias played quarterback for Hebert High School. He was recruited to the Southern Methodist University in the spring of 1965. His success, on and off the field, led to a highly anticipated varsity debut in 1966, and quickly became one of the most exciting players in the nation on the conference-champion Mustangs.…Read more >>

Rathel Whittaker

Rathel Whittaker, a reservoir engineering advisor, has been with Rosetta Resources for the past five years since his early retirement from ExxonMobil in 2006 after 26 years of service.  Although he received his Bachelor of Science degree from Prairie View A&M University in mechanical engineering, his entire professional career has been in the field of petroleum engineering.…Read more >>


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