Saturday, December 26, 2015

Board of Directors

Marilyn Munden

A native of Portland, Ore., Marilyn Munden arrived in El Paso in 1985. Since her arrival in the Sun City, Munden has worked arduously with organizations to benefit our community. In 2003, Munden joined the Sun Bowl Association Board of Directors volunteering with all facets of the organization’s events. A vital member of the board, Munden was voted in as president of the Sun Bowl Association for 2015.

Munden began her work as member of the board of directors for the Ronald McDonald House in 1991, where she served for 15 years in numerous capacities including president. She has headed various organizations acting as president for the Convention and Visitors Bureau, the St. Francis Montessori Christian School, and the Visiting Nurses Association. Munden has also held executive positions with the FBI Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association, the Insights Museum, and the American Heart Association. She co-chaired the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce Gala from 2005 to 2008.

In 1996 she began her work with the University of Texas at El Paso working with the UTEP Athletics Special Events Board, the Touchdown Club and the UTEP Alumni Board fundraising for academic and athletic scholarships.

Munden has received numerous awards for her community work. A member of Alpha Phi Sorority, she was named the First Lady of El Paso in 2003 by the City Council of Beta Sigma Phi. She received the ‘Molly Pitcher’ Award from the U.S. Army 2-29 Battalion at Fort Bliss and in 2011 was selected by the Texas Commission for Women as an outstanding leader in the community.

She is also a member of the P.E.O. Chapter DR in 2013, a philanthropic women’s organization in El Paso.

At the Sun Bowl Association, Munden has been an integral member of the Hyundai Sun Bowl Football Selection Committee, the FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade, and the Academy Sports + Outdoors International Soccer Tournament. She has also served in supportive roles for the Sun Court, the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational, the Price’s Give ‘Em Five NFL Punt, Pass & Kick, and the Fan Fiesta, amongst other events.

Currently a business development official with the El Paso Venture Group, Munden has held various positions with the company since 2002.

Munden and her husband Ron have been married for 54 years and have four children and 12 grandchildren.

2015 Sun Bowl Association Board of Advisors

Amen Ayoub
Frank Bates
Ruben Batista
Bill Blaziek
Walker Crowson
Edward Davis
Richard Dayoub
Celia Dubrule
Linda East
Veronica Escobar
David Forti
Michelle Kaip
Brian Kennedy
Monica Lombraña
Tommy Lewis
David Lindhuber
Charles A. Lopez, Jr.
David Morales
Major General (USA Ret.) John Oblinger
Jean Offutt
Cindy Ramos-Davidson
Terri Rangel
Jimmy Rogers, III
Mike Rogers
Mike Rosales
Victor Salazar
Jeff Stevens
Bob Stull
Eric Swanson
Brad Taylor
Pat Valdez-Rios
Joe Valenzuela
Charles Vass
Mario Vega

Past Presidents

1934 – Dr. C. M. Hendricks
1935 – Harris Walthall
1936 – Harvey Gamble
1937 – W. S. Crombie
1938 – John Neff
1939 – L.W. Overlock
1939- Leo P. Floyd
1940 – Dr. R.B. Homan
1941 – Frank Klohs
1942 – Wiley Edwards
1943 – M.L. Hutchins
1944 – Chris Fox
1945 – John Jagoe
1946 – H.O. Fulwiler
1947 – Dan White
1948 – C.M. Irwin
1949 – J. Francis Morgan
1950 – Forrest Smith
1951 – Karl Wyler
1952 – Howard Maxon
1953 – Ted Andress
1954 – Thomas Patterson
1955 – Robert Haynesworth
1956 – Judson F. Williams
1957 – Harold Wiggs
1958 – Maurice Hill
1959 – B. Marshall Willis
1960 – Carl Conners
1961 – William Latham
1962 – James Orr
1963 – Leonard Goodman Jr.
1964 – Jack Chapman
1965 – Dr. W. W. Schuessler
1966 – Richard Mithoff
1967 – Richard Mithoff
1968 – Frank Gorman, Jr.
1969 – E. W. Kayser, Jr.
1970 – James Rogers, Jr.
1971 – Jack Kitchen
1972 – C. C. “Jimmie” Krigbaum
1973 – Irwin Lambka
1974 – Roy Chapman
1975 – W. Clay Fiske
1976 – Jim Phillips
1977 – Alan Rash
1978 – George Janzen
1979 – Harry Stone
1980 – Ted Houghton
1981 – Jane Thornton
1982 – John Thompson
1983 – Harris Hatfield
1984 – Larry Wood
1985 – Sam Jenkins
1986 – Joe Wilson
1987 – David Wiggs, Jr.
1988 – Ted Houghton, Jr.
1989 – Henry Ellis
1990 – Randy Lee
1991 – Nathan Christian
1992 – Steve DeGroat
1993 – Ramiro Guzman
1994 – Darrell Windham
1995 – Joyce Feinberg
1996 – Richard Black
1997 – Alejandro Acosta, Jr.
1998 – Clyde Scott
1999 – Don Melendez
2000 – Bernie Olivas
2001 – Sam Santana
2002 – Louis Zuniga
2003 – Chris Mott
2004 – Linda Smith
2005 – Wayne Thornton
2006 – John H. Folmer
2007 – Linda East
2008 – Joe Valenzuela
2009 – Frank Bates
2010 – Amen F. Ayoub
2011 – Mike Rogers
2012 – Gary Hanson
2013 – Walker Crowson
2014 – Barry Kobren