is chairman of the Texas Commission on Community College Finance. He serves as senior chair of the board of the Hunt Companies. He is also the founding chair of the Borderplex Alliance in El Paso, where he now serves on its board of directors. He is also a member and former chair of the Texas Business Leadership Council. He also serves on numerous other civic and non-profit, and professional boards.
The Rio Grande Guardian was the first online newspaper to launch on the South Texas border, starting out in July, 2005. It is still the market leader, setting the pace and breaking news often before traditional media outlets.