Robert Miller, Dallas Morning News

The Southwestern Medical Foundation has elected 12 new trustees to its board of directors:

SWMF_BoardMembers_AdamsJohn L. Adams retired in 2007 as
vice chairman of Trinity Industries Inc.
and is a former board chairman
of Children’s Medical Center.
SWMF_BoardMembers_BassAlice Worsham Bass is a volunteer
and a former member of
the Junior League of Dallas
executive committee.
SWMF_BoardMembers_ClarkNita P. Clark is a volunteer
with a background in development.
She serves on the boards of The Dallas
Foundation, Mills College, the
Visiting Nurse Association and the
the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra.
SWMF_BoardMembers_DePintoJoe DePinto is president and
CEO of 7-Eleven Inc. and is on
the board of SMU’s Cox School
of Business and Lone Star
Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
SWMF_BoardMembers_GuptaSatish Gupta is founder and president
of SB International Inc., an energy
and steel company in Dallas. He supports
Primary Care Clinic of North Texas
and the Greater Dallas Arya Samaj
Cancer Clinic, which serve uninsured
residents of the D-FW area.
SWMF_BoardMembers_HaleyDavid C. Haley is president of
HBK Capital Management, a Dallas
investment management firm.
SWMF_BoardMembers_HutchisonKay Bailey Hutchison retired from the
U.S. Senate in January after spending nearly
two decades as a public servant. She was the
ranking member on the Senate Committee
on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
SWMF_BoardMembers_KorenvaesHarlan B. Korenvaes is president and
chief investment officer of Korenvaes
Capital Management LP. He is a director
of Children’s Medical Center Foundation,
and he and his wife, Amy, founded
the Funnyatrics clown program at
Children’s Medical Center.
SWMF_BoardMembers_McNewDr. Danette McNew, who practices in
Rockwall, is a champion for dental education
and oral health care. She’s the 2013-14
president of the Dallas County Dental Society.
SWMF_BoardMembers_MeyersHoward M. Meyers is chairman
of Quexco Inc., a private company that
operates smelters/refineries, mining operations
and raw material supply businesses. He
serves on the boards of the Horatio Alger
Association and UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
SWMF_BoardMembers_RoseMatthew K. Rose is chairman and
CEO of BNSF Railway Co. and is on the
boards of AT&T Inc., the Association
of American Railroads, the U.S. Chamber
of Commerce and Boy Scouts of America.
SWMF_BoardMembers_ShapiroFlorence Shapiro spent 19 years in
the Texas Senate, where she is known for
her work in regional mobility, setting
accountability standards for public education
and protecting children from sexual predators.

William T. Solomon, the foundation’s chairman, said the trustees work to support the mission of the foundation and its primary beneficiary, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

“A solid and enduring foundation will help endow the future of medicine for generations to come and improve the lives of those we serve in our community and throughout the world,” said Kathleen Gibson, foundation president.

The foundation also announced that it has reached $840 million in assets for the year end 2012, including $5.3 million in scholarship funds.

Of $5.3 million in scholarship funds, $245,000 was distributed last year to 197 medical students.