Board of Directors

The volunteer Board of Directors provides leadership and sets policy for United Way of the Coastal Bend. Board members act as stewards for the monies raised in our community, understand United Way's legal responsibilities, review existing policies and formulate new policies, review and approve the annual budget and audit, and review and approve grant awards.


Timothy P. Noble, Chair
Station Manager

Ann Hennis, Secretary
Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer, LLP

Catrina Steinocher Wilson
President & CEO
UW of the Coastal Bend

Mike Carrell, Past Chair
Regional President
Frost Bank

Wesley Gore, Treasurer
VP & GM of Central West Region
NuStar Energy, LP

Robert L. Barger, Chair-Elect
Plant Manager

Board Members


Libby Averyt                                               
Corpus Christi Caller – Times 



Claire Meurer Garza  
Director of Environmental and Safety
Valero Three Rivers Refinery


Louis Whetstone
Unit Director
H-E-B Plus Saratoga


Larry R. Elizondo, Sr.
Manager, Social Corporate Responsibility
Refining G&PA and Legislative Affairs



John LaRue
Executive Director
Port of Corpus Christi



Judith E. Talavera                                              
President and COO           
AEP Texas