CVAD Advancement Board Members

The following list comprises the members of the CVAD Advancement Board. For more information, contact Felicia Lewis, senior director, development and fundraising,, 940-369-8042.


Marilyn Archer
D. Jack Davis
Cathy Drennan
Cohn Drennan
Michael Faircloth, CVAD Alum: 1983, Fashion Design
Susan J. Ellis Gabbard
Georgia "Billie" Gough, emeritus
Kendall Gordon
Charran James, CVAD Alum: 2007, B.F.A., Interior Design
Anita Moran
Brandon Murphy

Terence Reynolds
Benjamin Salazar
Arma Saloumeh Shahidi-Fitzgerald
Monica Samson, chair, 2019–2021
Debbie Stafford
Ken Villalovos
Paul R. Voertman, in memorium
Katherine Wagner
David Wilgus
Jim T. Wilson, CVAD Alum: 2018, M.F.A., Studio Art: Drawing & Painting

CVAD Advancement Board Undergraduate Scholarship

The CVAD Advancement Board Undergraduate Scholarship is funded solely by Advancement Board members and is dedicated to helping students pay for college. Kicked off by CVAD Advancement Board member Marilyn Archer with the inaugural gift, this is a merit-based scholarship.


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