Board of Directors

United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County is governed by a 18-member volunteer board of directors, as outlined in the organization's by-laws.

Board members serve three-year terms. Terms are staggered such that five board members are elected each year at the United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County annual meeting. Each year the terms of six board members end and six new members join the board through a nominations and election process.


2015-2016 Board of Directors



David R. Smith


Bayer Technology Services

Deena Smith

Vice President

Community Resource Credit Union


Brian Shatwell



James Gibson



Dr. Dennis Brown

Lee College


Matt Lawrence

ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Co.


Tom Sessions

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.


Dr. Precious Reimonenq




Becky Chalupa

Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital


 Daryl Fontenot

 Merrill Lynch

James Hopper

Anahuac ISD 


Denise Pratt



Mark Kuhlman



Patti O'Neill-Burn

ExxonMobil MBPP


Karen Thomas

GCCISD Travis Elementary School


Rolando Valdez