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.