Trellis Foundation Summit – Agenda 2018-02-01T14:00:10+00:00

Trellis Foundation Summit – Agenda

9:30 Opening
10:00 Welcome & Overview
Richard Rhodes, Ph.D., Foundation Board Chair and President of Austin Community College
The Honorable Travis Clardy, Texas House of Representatives, District 11
Kristin Boyer, Executive Director, Trellis Foundation
10:25 Introduction of keynote speaker and moderator
Renard Johnson, Trellis Company Board
10:30 Keynote Presentation
Rob Kaplan, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Moderator: Evan Smith, CEO and founder of the Texas Tribune
11:15 Tri-Agency Panel Discussion, introduced by Welcome Wilson, Trellis Foundation Board
Andres Alcantar, Chairman, Texas Workforce Commission
Mike Morath, Commissioner of Education, Texas Education Agency
Raymund Paredes, Ph.D., Commissioner of Higher Education, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Moderator: Evan Smith, CEO and founder of the Texas Tribune
12:15 Luncheon served in the Legislative Conference Center
1:15 Higher Education Panel, introduced by Dora Ann Verde, Trellis Foundation Board
Jacob Fraire, President & CEO, Texas Association of Community Colleges
Ray Martinez, President, Independent Colleges & Universities of Texas
Rissa McGuire, Ph.D., Executive Director, Council of Public University Presidents & Chancellors
Moderator: Teresa Granillo, Ph.D., Executive Director, Con Mi MADRE
2:15 Philanthropy Panel, introduced by Kristin Boyer
Kevin Byrne, Managing Director for U.S. Programs, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Bruce Esterline, Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives & Grants, Meadows Foundation
John Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, EducateTX/Communities Foundation of Texas
Sidney Hacker, Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Sue McMillin, President/CEO, Greater Texas Foundation
Rebecca Villarreal, Ph.D., Program Officer, Kresge Foundation
Moderator: Mark Milliron, Ph.D., Chief Learning Officer, Civitas Learning
3:25 Reflections & Close
3:30 Adjourn