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Gov. Perry Names Barrera Presiding Officer; Appoints Other Board Members – May 25, 2011

Gov. Rick Perry has named A. Carlos Barrera, CPA, Brownsville, TSBPA presiding officer and appointed five members to the board for terms to expire Jan. 31, 2017. The appointments include J. Coalter Baker, CPA, Austin; John Broaddus, CPA, El Paso; Jonathan Cluck, Fair Oaks Ranch, Rocky Duckworth, CPA, Houston; and Catherine Rodewald, Dallas. Cluck and Rodewald are public members.

  • Barrera is a partner at Long Chilton LLP. In addition to professional organizations, he is a past board member of the Brownsville and South Texas ISDs. Barrera received a bachelor's degree from UT Austin and an MBA from UT San Antonio. He was appointed to the Board in 2007.
  • Baker is a self-employed CPA and personal financial specialist. He is a former presiding officer of the TSBPA and member of the NASBA Nominating and Ethics committees. He is active in the West Austin Youth Association and Leadership Austin. Baker is a UT Austin graduate.
  • Broaddus is a shareholder of Schmid, Broaddus, Nugent and Gano PC. He is a past executive board member of the TSCPA and past president of the El Paso Chapter. He is also a board member of the El Paso Metro Area YMCA. Broaddus received a bachelor's degree from SMU and an MBA from UT.
  • Duckworth is a retired partner at KPMG LLP. A graduate of Oklahoma State University (OSU), he is a member of the OSU School of Accounting Advisory Board and OSU's William S. Speers School of Business Hall of Fame.
  • Cluck is an attorney and partner at the Nunley firm. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Texas Association of Bank Counsel and a board member of Hill Country Dispute Resolution Center. Cluck received a bachelor's from Baylor and a law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law.
  • Rodewald, president of Prudential Asset Resources and managing director of Prudential Mortgage Capital Co., was reappointed to the Board for a full term.