GEORGE A. DeMONTROND, III

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Personal                   Born October 19, 1951; Married Marilyn Gracey 1976
                                    Children: Melissa Gracey DeMontrond, George A. DeMontrond, IV
Employment          President, DeMontrond Automotive Group, Inc.
                                    President, DeMontrond Auto Country, Inc.
                                    President, DeMontrond Motor Corporation
                                    Owner, DeMontrond Allstate Insurance Agency
Education                 University of Texas School of Law 1973-1976
                                          Doctor of Jurisprudence
                                    Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 1969-1973
                                          B.S.E. Basic Engineering Program, High Honors
                                          A.B. Economics
                                          University Scholar
                                    St. John’s School Houston, Texas 1958-1969
                                          Cum Laude Society; High Honors
 

Professional Boards, Associations and Licenses

 
            State Bar of Texas                  Lic. #05654600
            State Insurance Board Lic. #1012585
                        General Lines Agent
            GM Dispute Resolution Process – Independent Mediator 2008-
                    (Involved in 7 Mediations)
            Houston Buick/GMC Dealer Advertising Assoc. – President 2008-2009
            GM National Dealer Council 1999-2002
            GM Southwest Region Advisory Council Co-Chair 1999-2002
            Oldsmobile National Dealer Council 1999-2002
            Buick Advanced Product Brand Team 1999-2002
            Oldsmobile Bravada Brand Team 1998-2002
            Oldsmobile Business Advisory Board 1997-1998
            GM NAO Retail Standards Committee 1997-1999
            GM Fleet Advisory Council 1996-2002
            Cadillac Dispute Resolution Process – Independent Mediator 1996-2010
            Dodge Dealer Council 1995-1997
            Oldsmobile Board of Governance-Sales Development Committee 1995-1998
            Houston Oldsmobile Dealers Advertising Association – President 1994-1995
            Houston Volvo Advertising Association – President 1993-1995
            Houston Automobile Dealers Association – Director 1990-1992
            Volkswagen National Dealer Council 1990-1992
Houston Buick Dealers Advertising Association – President 1988-1992
            Buick National Dealer Marketing Advisory Board 1985-1986
            Charter Bank (Colonial) Board Member 1982-1996
 

Civic

            Children’s Defense Fund Board 2008-2011
            Opportunity Houston – Cabinet Member 2006-2009
            Mayor’s Task Force on Conventions, Tourism & Entertainment
                     Vice-Chair 2004-2005
            Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) – Board Member (Vice-Chair 2008-10) 2004-2010
                     MTA Government & Public Relations Chair 2004-2010
                     MTA Future Planning Committee – Vice Chair 2004-2010
Gulf Coast Regional Mobility Partners
                     Freight Rail Task Force – Chairman 2004-2007
Civic (continued) –
            Manned Space Flight Education Foundation, Inc. – Board Member 2009-2013
                     MSFEFI Operations Committee 2010-2013
Houston Racing Association – Chairman 2011-
            UTHealth – Development Board 2007-
            UTHealth School of Bio-Informatics – Advisory Board – Chair 2004-2007
            Citizens to Keep Houston Strong (Prop 1) – Chairman 2004
            Houston, Space City Sports Commission – Chairman 2004-2008
            Houston World Affairs Council (HWAC) –
                     Trade Delegation to Taiwan 2004
            H.W.A.C. Board 2005-2011
            Blueprint Houston Committee for Excellence, Co-Chair 2004-2007
            Center for Houston’s Future (CHF) Board Member 2004-2009
                     CHF Future Awareness Committee 2004-2006
                     CHF Strategic Planning Committee 2004-2009
                     CHF Development Committee Chair 2007-2008
            “C” Club Member 1998-
            “C” Club Treasurer/Secretary/V.P./President 2003/2004/2005/2006
Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GHCVB) – Board 2003-2013
GHCVB Executive Committee 2012-2013
                     GHCVB Executive Committee/Nominating Comm. Chair 2004-2005
                     GHCVB – Chair 2003-2004
            American Leadership Forum (ALF) Board 2001-2004
                     ALF Development/Nominating Committee Chair 2003/2004
                     ALF Forum, Class XVIII 2000-2001
            Houston Grand Opera – Board of Governors 2004-2007
            HGO Government Relations Committee Chair 2005-2007
            Super Bowl XXXVIII Board of Directors 2003-2004
            Super Bowl XXXVIII Host Committee – Chair Operations 2003-2004
            Houston/Harris County 2012 Foundation-Chairman 1998-2002
                     Houston, U.S. Bid City, 2012 Olympic Games
            Houston Grand Opera – Board of Trustees 1997-2004
            Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) Board of Directors 1998-2003, 2005-2010
                     GHP Executive Committee 2003, 2005-2011
                     GHP “Houston Greatest” Co-Chair 2007
                     GHP Freight Rail Committee Chair 2004-2010
                     GHP Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Vice-Chair 2003-
                     GHP Local Government Relations Committee 2003-2004
                     GHP Quality of Life Committee 2002-2003
            Boy Scouts of America/Sam Houston Area Council – Board of Directors 2008-
            Boy Scouts of America/Sam Houston Area Council – Executive Committee 2009-
            Boy Scouts of America Troop 354 – Council Member 1994-1997
            Boy Scouts of America Pack 55 – Adult Leader                                  1 1990-199
 

Charitable

            Harris County Protective Services Fund Board – President 2013-
            Neighborhood Centers Inc. (NCI) Board Member 2004-2010
                     “Heart of Gold” Luncheon Chair 2005
                     NCI Capital Campaign Chair 2005-2007
            Carole & Ronald Krist Samaritan Center for Counseling & Education 2007
            CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare – Honorary Co-Chair 2006
            Houston Children’s Charity Gala Chair 2005
            United Way Alexis de Tocqueville Society Steering Committee 2004-2005
            University of St. Thomas (UST) Board of Directors 2003-2010
                     University of St. Thomas Board Chair 2009-2010
                     UST Nominating Committee 2010-2014
                     UST Golf Chair 2011
                     UST Ethical Leadership In Action – Luncheon Chair 2004

Charitable (continued) –

                     UST Sports Council, Co-Chair 2005
            Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) Gala Chair 2005
            Battleship Texas Foundation (BTF) Board 2003-2010
                     BTF Vice-Chairman 2004-2008
            Houston International Festival (HIF) Executive Committee 2002-2009
                     HIF Chair 2005-2006
                     HIF Board Member 2000-2009
            100 Club – Board of Directors 1998-
                     100 Club Long-Term Planning Committee/Heroes Awards 2002-03/2004-06
                     100 Club Marketing Membership, Chair 2006-2007
            Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLS&R) – Director 1984-
                     HLS&R Wine Auction Committee – Chair 2007-2010
                     HLS&R Corporate Development Committee 1997-
                     HLS&R Steer Auction Committee 1979-
                     HLS&R School Art Committee 1999-2010
                     HLS&R Legal Advisory Committee 1997-
                     HLS&R Vice President 1994-1996
            HLS&R Lifetime Vice President Committee 1997-
            Mental Health Association (MHA)  – Advisory Board 2001-2008
                     MHA – Board Member 1998-2000
            Rice Parents Committee 2002-2003
            Boys and Girls Country – Advisory Board Member 1997-2002
            Salvation Army Advisory Board 1984-1990
            Boys and Girls Country – Board Member 1988-1996
            St. John’s School – Chairman, Alumni Board 1984-1987
            Princeton University – Alumni Schools Committee 1978-1982
 

Social Affiliations

World Presidents’ Organization, Houston Chapter
            Chief Executives Organization, Houston Chapter
Petroleum Club – Houston
            Pelican Club – Galveston
            The Houstonian – Houston
River Oaks Country Club – Houston
            River Oaks Breakfast Association – Houston
            Coronado Club – Houston
            Lakewood Yacht Club – Clear Lake

Recreational Interests

 
            Amateur Sporting Events
            Amateur Radio- Collecting & Contesting
            Tejas Vaqueros
            Saltgrass Trail
            Computers, Electronics, Physics
            Photography
Wine Collecting/Oenophile
Historic Home Restoration

Awards/Honors

            Trailblazer Award – American Advertising Assoc. – Houston 2007
            Carole & Ronald Krist Samaritan Center – Samaritan Spirit Award 2007
            Recipient of the Cancer League Award 2007
            Pacesetter (with spouse), Cancer League 2004
            Sportsman of the Year, Interfaith Charities 2003
            Institute of Hispanic Culture – Gala Chairman 2003
            Generosity to Mankind Award (with spouse) 2003
                 American Diabetes Association