R.H. (Steve) Stevens, Jr.

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, Brazil, Italy, Australia and 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.


Revised 10/21/2003