Texas Veterans Parade Board of Directors

  • Bill McNutt, Founder and Chairman
  • Elizabeth Brown, CEO
  • Steve Keathley, Secretary
  • Maj. Kevin Eubanks, Chairman - Parade Operations
  • Billy Richards, Chairman - Parade Committee (Veteran and Governor Beauford Jester Award winner, 2021)
  • L. Murphy Johnston, Director of Development
  • Mark Archibald, Press/Media Relations
  • Brian Jewell, Veteran, School Committee
  • Sam Bryant, Army Veteran, Co-Chair, VIP Committee
  • David Croom, Co-Chair VIP Committee and Poster Distribution
  • Coach Taylor Ryan, Head Football Coach Navarro College
  • Chris Woosley, Collin Street Bakery, City Commissioner Corsicana
  • Lindsay King, former President Corsicana Rotary Club
  • Kim Cobb, Managing Director, Little gg Capital
  • Larry Deeds, Grace Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Sarah Farley, Corsicana Aviation Services
  • Dr. Seth Watson, Lott Physical Therapy and Fitness Center

Advisors

  • Monica Aldama, Netflix "Cheer Coach" Navarro College
  • Donald Ballard, Medal of Honor Recipient, Vietnam
  • James McLaughlin, Medal of Honor Recipient, Vietnam
  • Congressman Joe Barton, (Served 1985-2019)
  • Donnie Denbow, Mayor of Corsicana
  • Judge HW Davenport, County Judge, Navarro County.
  • Dr. Danny Reeves, former President, Baptist General Convention of Texas
  • Cathy Ehlers, Medal of Honor Foundation, daughter of Walter Ehlers, 1944 MOH, Normandy France
  • Dawn O'Brien Williamson, Gold Star Mother
  • Connie Standridge, City Manager, Corsicana Texas

Founding Directors / Directors Emeritus

  • U.S. Navy Captain Joe Hill, Governor Beauford Jester Award winner, 2019
  • Judy Dunavant, James Acree Award winner, 2019
  • Ned Easterling, Veteran
  • Kay Hable, Civic Leader
  • Barbara Watkins, James Acree Award winner, 2020
  • Rachel Hawthorne, Gold Star Wife, Navarro College
  • Thomas McNutt, Collin Street Bakery
  • Kathy Meistschleager, Governor Beauford Jester Award winner 2020
  • Dan Summerall, Veteran

Out of town Board Members / Advisors

  • Mr. Michael Durante, Former Federal Reserve Bank Office, co-owner Paving Technologies, Dallas
  • Dr. Lori Anna Dees, DDS, MBA Yale University, Dallas
  • Jake Mienk, Publisher Corsicana Daily Sun newspaper, East Texas
  • Richardson Roberts, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sylvia Navarro Tillotson, Direct Descendant of Jose Antonio Navarro, Founder of Navarro County
  • Judge William Doug Wallace, District Judge, Waxahachie, Texas
  • Scott Spears, attorney, Austin, Texas
  • Felix Acree, oil executive, Woodlands, Texas