Museum of the Coastal Bend elects new advisory board officers
The Museum of the Coastal Bend recently elected its new slate of officers for its advisory board to serve in the 2011-12 fiscal year.
Gerald Parker will begin his third year as secretary/treasurer, along with new officers Mike Cowley, chairman, and Frank Condron, vice chairman.
Cowley is a senior vice president at TrustTexas Bank, where he serves as an agricultural and commercial loan officer. A native of Wyoming, Cowley lives in Meyersville with his family. He holds degrees from both Texas A&M University and Michigan State University and has worked in the banking industry for 13 years.
Condron is a retired General Motors engineer now living in Edna. He also serves as chairman of the Jackson County Historical Commission, as president of the United Way of Jackson County and is a member of the Edna school district improvement team. He also serves on the board of directors of the Texana Arts Council. Condron holds degrees from the University of Texas-Arlington and Wayne State University.
Returning as secretary/treasurer, Parker is also retired as past-president and co-owner of City Chevrolet in Edna. Prior to that, Parker worked as an aerospace engineer for 13 years. He holds degrees from the University of Florida and the University of Texas-Austin. He has also served as president on the Edna school board and has been a member of Rotary International since 1972.