Past Excursion Leaders 

Fall 2023

JK Switzer, Chief Pilot at Southwest Houston & Julie Gallagher, NOC Base Manager at Southwest Houston

Fall 2022

Dr. Kelly Zuniga, Houston Holocaust Museum

Spring 2022

Dr. Carin Hagberg, Chief Academic Officer at MD Anderson Cancer Center

Lisa Trapani Schumate, Associate Vice President and General Manager of Houston Public Media

Fall 2021

Donald Bowers, Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Houston Branch)

Gretchen Sheirr, President of Business Operations for the Houston Rockets

Spring 2021

Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Judge

Spring 2020

Elisa Villanueva Beard, CEO of Teach for America

Lisa Falkenberg, Vice President/Editor of Opinion for the Houston Chronicle 

Fall 2019

Art Acevedo, Chief of Police at Houston Police Department 

Dr. Welela Tereffe, Chief Medical Officer at MD Anderson Cancer Center 

Spring 2019

Mark DiBella, CEO of Yes Prep Public Schools 

Gary Tinterow, Director at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston 

Fall 2018

Jim Nelson, Executive Director at Houston Ballet