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Frank S. Denton

Frank S. Denton

Board Chair, Public Member Position
Apt Exp: 9/5/2025

As the owner of Denton Investment Corporation, Mr. Denton is an influential player in Texas business and political circles. He has served on various boards for the State of Texas, including the Department of Licensing and Regulation, Medical Board, and Business Association. Mr. Denton is a Sam Houston State University alumnus.

Ron Ainsworth

Master Plumber Position / Secretary
Apt Exp: 9/5/2029

Mr. Ainsworth is CEO of The Bosworth Company, LTD. and a licensed Master Plumber with ties to the Nexstar Network. He’s an alumnus of Midwestern State University.

Darrin Black

Darrin Black

Journeyman Plumber Position
Apt Exp: 9/5/2027

President of Black Plumbing, Mr. Black is deeply committed to his local community in Abilene. A licensed Journeyman and Master Plumber, he’s part of several civic and business associations.

Norma Yado

Norma Yado

Plumbing Inspector Position
Apt Exp: 9/5/2029

With a South Texas College degree, Ms. Yado is the Chief Building Official for McAllen City. Her portfolio includes a past presidency of the Valley Building Officials Association and membership in the Rio Grande Valley Builders Association.

Thomas "Tommy" RIce Jr.

Tommy Rice, Jr.

Plumbing Contractor Position
Apt. Exp: 9/5/2027

A plumbing contractor who runs C&B Utilities, Inc., Mr. Rice’s broad experience includes mentoring young tradesmen and serving as a certified instructor. He earned a degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Milton Gutierrez

Milton Gutierez

Public Member
Apt. Exp: 9/5/2027

As the Deputy Operations Chaplain for the Texas Army National Guard, Mr. Gutierez is deeply embedded in various military associations. He’s an alumnus of Texas State University and the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Thomas "Justin" MacDonald

Justin MacDonald

Commercial Builder Position
Apt. Exp: 9/5/2025

Mr. McDonald leads McDonald Companies, Inc. as CEO and president. An active participant in several business associations, he holds degrees from Angelo State University and the University of Texas at San Antonio, alongside a Managerial Leadership Certificate.

William "Bill" Klock

Bill Klock

Professional Engineer Position
Apt Exp: 9/5/2029

A mechanical engineer by trade, Mr. Klock served as VP and CTO for EA Consulting Engineers. With a past role as regional chair at the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, he holds a degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

David "Dave" Yelovich

Dave Yelovich

Residential Builder Position
Apt Exp: 9/5/2025

Mr. Yelovich maintains standards at Tilson Home Corporation as the Compliance Officer. He’s linked with multiple builders associations and the Texas Real Estate Teachers Association and graduated from Texas A&M University.