Who We Are
The Texoma Health Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of leaders of business, government and philanthropy, including a permanent seat for Reba McEntire. The Board is passionately committed to improving the quality of life in our four-county service area.
Each Member serves on at least one of five major committees including the Audit Review Committee, Bylaws Committee, Executive Committee, Finance and Investment Committee and Grants and Giving Committee.
William joined the Denison Development Alliance and Denison Industrial Foundation as Vice President of Business Development in December 2013. Prior to Denison, William served as Executive Director for the Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation from 2005-2013. He has a BBA in finance and real estate from Texas Tech University. He is a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker Read More
Joe Fallon, Jr. is a 5th generation Sherman native. He is a graduate of Sherman High School and Southern Methodist University. Joe joined Northwestern Mutual in 1980 upon graduating SMU and is now a principal with WWA Integrated Wealth Strategy Group within Northwestern Mutual. Read More
Although a native Lubbockite, Ginger Nye has lived in and been involved in the Texoma area for over 30 years. Her eclectic career has run the gamut from food service to car dealerships, mortgage banking to chamber of commerce and tourism work followed by sales and event planning for team building on Read More
Heather Hillburn Burrage is a 1995 graduate of Colbert High School and graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and went on to graduate, with honors, from the University of Oklahoma College of Law with a Juris Doctorate, in 2002. While attending the Read More
Dr. Carlson is a family doctor and has worked for TexomaCare for the past 21 years. He and the love of his life wife, Leslie have 4 married children and a grandson.
Since 2015, Seth has served as Executive Director of the Chahta Foundation. In college, he was both a member of the Honor’s program and the Native American Council at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, a student-led group that focused on Native issues and initiatives—all while earning a Read More
Patrick Flynn moved to Sherman in 2004 as the CEO of Wilson N. Jones Medical Center. He grew up in Port Arthur, Texas, and graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in pharmacy and a master’s degree in clinical pharmacy. He then received a master’s degree in hospital administration Read More
Dan Little returned to Madill in 1969 to practice law with his father, Reuel Little, and his wife, Prudence Little. His county seat law practice has included the usual anything and everything and in later years has included more and more litigation in state and federal courts. Dan earned his bachelors degree Read More
A Nashville, TN native, Leslie’s journey to her current Brand Manager role with REBA Brands embodies her energy, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. Based at Country Music queen Reba McEntire’s headquarters, Leslie personally oversees all aspects of Reba’s retail brand as one of the top managers directly responsible for all aspects of Reba’s career.
Dr. J. Timothy Parker grew up in the Texas panhandle, where he earned his bachelors degree from Texas Tech University. After receiving his M.D. from Texas Tech University School of Medicine, he completed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a Fellow Read More
Herman Ringler has been at the forefront of the development of THF since inception. He is the first Chairman of THF. His family owned and operated a ladies clothing store on Main Street in Denison for over 60 years before it was sold in 2006. He has a long history of service to Texoma. In addition to THF, he currently serves Read More
Jim is a partner in the Graber & Walker, LLP law firm and has practiced law in Grayson County since 1994, working primarily with estate planning, probate, trust, guardianship, and business organization clients. He has many years Read More
Bill lives in Bells and is President of McCraw Oil Company and McCraw Transport headquartered in Bonham. After graduating from Texas A&M University with a MBA, he spent 16 years with Exxon/ExxonMobil and served in numerous leadership and staff positions both domestically and internationally. After Read More
THF’s staff strive to be servants to all those who enter THF and Reba’s Ranch House with a balance of working to maintain high quality services. Operations have consistently fallen at less than 0.8% since 2007 due to a combination of a caring and committed staff and volunteer support.
Michelle is the founding President and CEO of the Texoma Health Foundation created in 2007. Serving in this role, Mrs. Lemming had the opportunity to assist through the transition of the Foundation, as well as the construction of THF offices and a new Reba’s Ranch House. Read More
Kitty joined the Texoma Health Foundation in 2017 as THF’s first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to joining THF, Kitty served as the Administrator of Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center (WNJ) for two years. Read More
Shunnay started with the Foundation in 2010 after managing the Calera site for the Southern Oklahoma Nutrition Program where she oversaw fundraising activities, meals on wheels for Seniors, and assisted with federal grant writing. She has Read More
Nicole joined THF in March of 2014 and served as the Project Coordinator before transitioning to her current role in 2018. In the Development & Community Philanthropy role she helps individuals and organizations learn more about Read More
Alexander was raised in Houston and found his way to Sherman when he attended Austin College. He started at the foundation as an Austin College Intern in August 2016, and by 2017 became the Read More