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Governor Perry Appoints Gloria L. Ray to TDHCA Board

Governor Rick Perry has appointed Gloria L. Ray of San Antonio to the TDHCA Governing Board for a term to expire January 31, 2011.

Ray is a retired senior official of Kelly Air Force Base where she served as chief of the resources management division for the propulsion directorate. She is a member of the Alamo Area Council of Government, serving on both the organization’s Housing Round Table and Housing Advisory Committee, and is vice president the Alamo Community College District’s bond oversight committee.

In addition, Ray is co-founder and volunteer executive director of the St. Paul Area Development Corporation and a member of the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame. She has previously served as a member of the Carver Cultural Center Development Board, the Kelly Air Force Base speakers bureau, the Kelly Management Club, the Federal Managers Association, and is past president of the Fiesta San Antonio Commission. In March 2006, Ray was selected as chair of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration.

A student of liberal arts at St. Philip’s College and the University of Texas at San Antonio, her appointment to the TDHCA Board is subject to senate confirmation.