Governor Perry Appoints Three to UNT System Board of Regents

Date Published: 
Sunday, September 1, 2013

From the Governor's Office — Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the University of North Texas (UNT) System Board of Regents for terms to expire May 22, 2017.

Donald Potts of Dallas is founder of Capital Institutional Services, and an institutional broker and dealer. He is a member of the American and New York Stock exchanges, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Dallas Security Traders Association, and Securities Investors Protection Corporation. He is a member of the Alliance in Support of Independent Research, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, National Center for Policy Analysis, Chief Executive Round Table, Dallas Citizen's Council and UNT President's Council. He is also a board member of the Hope Cottage Foundation and UNT Foundation, a member of the UNT Foundation Executive Committee, and chair of the UNT Foundation Investment Committee. He served in the Texas National Guard. Potts received a bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas.
Al Silva of San Antonio is COO of Labatt Food Service. He is board chair of Generation Texas, a member of Texas Cavaliers, and past chairman of Episcopal Community Services for the Diocese of West Texas and Alamo Heights Independent School District Board. He is also a past board member of Junior Achievement of San Antonio. Silva received a bachelor's degree from Texas Lutheran College and attended graduate studies at the University of Americas in Mexico. He is being reappointed.
Michael Williams of Fredericksburg is CEO of Hill Country Memorial Hospital, and is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association, Texas Hospital Association, American College of Physician Executives, and American College of Health Care Executives, and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He is also past vice president of the Fredericksburg Independent School District Board of Trustees, and a past board member of Hill Country Memorial Hospital. Williams received a bachelor's degree from Texas Wesleyan University, a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, a medical degree from Ross University, a Master of Business Administration from Duke University, and a master's degree in health care management from Harvard University.