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Governor appoints three to TWU Board of Regents

Gov. Rick Perry recently appointed two new members to the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents and reappointed one of the current regents.

George Schrader of Dallas was reappointed, and Anna Maria Farias of Brownsville and Nancy P. Paup of Fort Worth were newly appointed.

Regents serve six-year terms. The terms of the recent appointees will expire Feb. 1, 2019.

Farias and Paup will replace P. Mike McCullough, who was the board chairman, and Cecilia May Moreno. Regent Sue Bancroft was voted chairwoman of the board at the regularly scheduled meeting in February. Mary Pincoffs Wilson was voted vice chairwoman of the board at the same meeting.

Farias, an attorney and consultant in private practice, is the former director of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Center for faith-based and community initiatives.

She is a member of the OneStar Foundation board and past member of the MANA board, a national Latina organization, and the Winter Garden Women’s Shelter board.

Farias is past vice chair of the Philadelphia Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and past president of the Crystal City Lions Club and Crystal City Little League.

She received a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a law degree from Temple Law School. She is a fellow of the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Paup, a fundraising consultant, is the former corporate relations and membership manager of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

She is a member of the Texas Woman’s University Foundation board as well as a member of the Schreiner University Board of Trustees. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from TWU.

She is the campaign vice chair of the Texas State Historical Association “A Future for Our Past” fundraising campaign.

Paup is a member of Certified Fund Raising Executives International and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Schrader, the owner of Schrader Investment Company, is the past city manager of Dallas, Mesquite and Ennis. He is the former executive vice president of LDB Corp.

He is principal of Schrader and Cline LLC.

Schrader is past president and a life member of the International City Management Association as well as past president and board member of the Texas City Management Association.

He is a member of Methodist Health System board and advisory board member of Life Information Inc. He is past board member of the Baker University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree.

He earned his master of public administration from the University of Kansas.

Schrader is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration as well as an honorary lifetime member of the Boy Scouts of America.

The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.