William H. Flores ’76, a cum laude accounting graduate, is the 2006 president elect of the Association of Former Students. Joining him as new board member for 2006 is 1982 management graduate Linda LaMantia, a committee co-chair who helped raise $4.2 million over two years for South Texas Academic Rising Scholars (STARS) scholarships.

Flores, self-employed in the oil and gas industry, served as senior VP and CFO for Gryphon Exploration Company before it was sold to Woodside Energy (USA). He is a member of the dean’s development council and a 2003 Mays Outstanding Alumnus.