Leadership & Board

At the heart of the Foundation and Dallas College leadership stand experienced and influential individuals. These senior executives play lead roles in raising funds to support the strategic priorities of the district.

View the Dallas College Foundation Board of Directors.


Photo of Debbie Taylor

Debbie Taylor


Debbie Taylor, recently retired from a 19-year career at Citigroup, is active in community leadership and non-profit board governance. While at Citi, she was the Director of U.S. Markets for Citi Community Development.

Justin Lonon

Dr. Justin H. Lonon

CHANCELLOR, Dallas College

Dr. Justin H. Lonon is the eighth chancellor of Dallas College. He has served the college for more than 15 years, his strategic leadership guides the institution to fulfill its mission of transforming lives and communities through higher education. 

Our Board

The Dallas College Foundation is governed by a board of distinguished business and civic leaders who make an impact in local and global communities. These individuals provide valuable insight, helping the Foundation galvanize the excellence of Dallas College and its seven campuses.


Dallas College Foundation Board

Debbie Taylor 

Clint McDonnough

Immediate Past Chair
Hunter L. Hunt
Hunt Energy, LLC.

Brian Olson
Goldman Sachs

Scott Letier
Deason Capital Services


Lynn McBee
Young Women's Preparatory Network

Honorary Officers

Director Emeritus
Douglas D. Hawthorne, LFACHE
Retired Texas Health Resources

Mike A. Myers
Myers Financial Corporation

Philip J. Ritter
GreenLight VitalSign6

Robert L. Thornton III
Retired Chase Bank


Chairman, Dallas College Board of Trustees
Monica Lira Bravo
Lira Bravo Law, PLLC

Chancellor, Dallas College
Dr. Justin H. Lonon

Board of Directors

Tonika Cheek Clayton
Technology Executive & Investor

Tom Corcoran
TCOR Hotel Partners

Manuel Diaz
Manuel Diaz Law Firm, PC

Chris Durovich
Children’s Health System of Texas

Regen Horchow
Early Matters Dallas

Chad Houser
Café Momentum

Mary Jalonick

Alicia Makaye, Ph.D.

Ann Margolin

Alfreda Norman
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Mark Paul
UBS Wealth Management Americas

Executive Director

Josh Skolnick
Executive Director