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Leadership
Officers
Walter D. Downing, P.E., Chair

Executive VP + COO, Southwest Research Institute
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Ann Beal Salamone, Vice Chair

President, Rochal Industries, LLC
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Richard Perez, Secretary/Treasurer

President, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce (Ex officio with vote)
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Ann Stevens, President

President
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Immediate Past Chair
Kenneth P. Trevett, J.D.

Executive Director, Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio
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Founding Chair
Henry Cisneros, Founding Chair

Chairman, City View (Ex officio with vote)
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Staff
Ann Stevens, President
Roxana Chumney, Membership and Administrative Services Coordinator

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Board of Directors
Bernard Arulanandam, Ph.D., Interim Vice President for Research

UTSA (Public Universities & Colleges)

John Benedict, Vice President

Real Estate and Master Planning, CPS Energy (Community at Large)

David Ribble, Ph.D., Associate VP

Professor, Biology
Trinity University (Private Colleges & Universities)

Delbert Chumley, M.D., Partner

Gastroenterology Consultants of San Antonio (Physicians)

Gary Frashier, M.B.A., P.E., Managing Partner

Targeted Technology (Venture Capital/Investors)

Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D., Vice President for Research

UT Health Science Center (Health Science Centers)

Fred Hines, President & CEO

Clarity Child Guidance Center (Any Category Other than Military)

Shawn Hughes, J.D., Senior Vice President and Group Manager

Broadway Bank (Community at Large)

Bob Hutchens, President and CEO

StemBioSys Inc. (Bioscience Firms)

Rohit Kashyap, President, North America, Advanced Wound Therapeutics

Acelity (Bioscience Firms)

Martin Landon, CEO

BioBridge Global (Specialty Health Providers)

Bruce Leslie, Ph.D., Chancellor

Alamo Colleges (Community Colleges)

Debra Niemeyer, Ph.D., DAF, Chief Scientist

59th Medical Wing, and Co-Chair, San Antonio Military Health System Research Consortium
(Military Healthcare Organizations)

Ann Beal Salamone, President

Rochal Industries LLC (Bioscience Firms)

Jenna Saucedo-Herrera, President & CEO

San Antonio Economic Development Foundation (Community at Large)

Neill (Gobie) Walsdorf, Jr., President and CEO

Mission Pharmacal (Bioscience Firms)

Ex Officio Board Members
Ron Nirenberg, Mayor

City of San Antonio (Ex officio with vote)

Henry Cisneros, Ph.D.

BioMed SA Founding Chair (Ex officio with vote)

Walter D. Downing, P.E.

BioMed SA Current Chair (Ex officio with vote)

Kenneth P. Trevett, J.D.

BioMed SA Immediate Past Chair (Ex officio with vote)

Richard Perez, President & CEO

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce (Ex officio with vote)

David Marquez, Executive Director, Economic Development

Bexar County (Ex officio with vote)

Stephen C. Fitzer, CEO/Executive Director

Bexar County Medical Society (Ex officio with vote)

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