R. H. (Steve) Stevens, Jr., of Houston
received his bachelor of arts degree in accounting
from Texas A&M
University in 1962. While studying at Texas A&M, Mr. Stevens served as a member of the Corps of
Cadets, Corps Staff, Cadet Court
and was an Executive Officer of the Ross Volunteers, the Honor Guard for the
Governor of Texas. Mr. Stevens
attended postgraduate school at the University
of Texas and served as an officer
in the United States Air Force.
During his military service he was a recipient
of the Outstanding Unit Citation.
Mr. Stevens is managing partner of Stevens & Company, LLP,
of Houston, Texas,
and serves on a number of boards of directors.
Mr. Stevens is a past member of the Chancellor's Advisory
Council, School of Veterinary
Medicine Development Council and the School
of Business Development Council. He also served as Class Agent for the
TAMU Class of '62; Regional Vice President of the Association of Former
Students, 1981-1982; and President of the 12th Man Foundation, 1983.
Mr. Stevens has served as a member of the Project Renewal Technical Advisory
and Resource Committee for the Houston
Independent School District
and was former chairman of the Corporate Giving
Committee for the Houston Chapter of the American Heart Association. He is the former treasurer and a member
of the Board of Directors of the Childress Foundation, a Houston
organization attempting to assist at-risk children.
He serves as president of the American Quarter Horse
Association, an organization of over 330,000 members located in all 50 states
as well as Canada,
West Germany, France,
other countries. He serves as a
Lifetime Vice-President and as a member of the Board of Directors of the
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, a charity devoted to scholarship and
education, and is a Past President of the Texas Quarter Horse Association.
Governor George W. Bush appointed Mr. Stevens to the Board
of Regents in 1999. He is chairman of the Committee on Audit and serves as a member of
the Committee on Buildings and Physical Plant, the Policy Review Committee, the
Public Policy and Planning Committee and the Committee on Campus Art and
Aesthetic Improvement. Mr. Stevens
serves as chairman of the Health Science Center Review
Committee. He has served as chairman of the Committee on Finance and as a member of the
Committee on Academic and Student Affairs and the Committee on
Biotechnology. He is the Board's
special liaison to the University of Texas Investment
Management Corporation (UTIMCO), the Board for Lease of University Lands and
the PVAMU Development Foundation.
Mr. Stevens' term will expire February 1, 2005.