Friday, December 29, 2017

Board of Directors

Bill Coon

Bill Coon is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA of EL Paso. He oversees the Y’s overall mission to nurture youth development, promote healthy living and foster social responsibility. Coon has over 20 years of experience working for the YMCA, serving as the Executive Director for multiple YMCA facilities in El Paso. He has served as Chief Professional Officer for the Boys & Girls Club of America as well as the Vice President of Goodwill El Paso.

Coon will oversee the Association’s continued commitment to El Paso through various events, including the 84th Hyundai Sun Bowl on December 29, 2017. The Sun Bowl Association takes the lead to put on a variety of community events, college and youth sports programs, including the Academy Sports + Outdoors Sun Bowl International Soccer Tournament, the Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic and the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational.

Coon has been heavily involved with the Sun Bowl Association since 2010-11 serving on the Board of Advisors and soon after was selected to join the Sun Bowl Association Board of Directors. In 2014 he was selected as the Vice President of Volunteers managing the Fan Fiesta. He was also the 5K Chairman when the event was active. Coon has also been in charge of overseeing the First Light Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade’s equestrian unit’s safety and coordinating the overall set-up and break-down on game day of the Sun Bowl.

Coon has also assisted in the Academy Sports + Outdoors Sun Bowl International Soccer Tournament for three years as the Field Marshall Coordinator, supervising volunteer teams toward successful trash pick-up. He was elected the Executive Vice-President of the Sun Bowl Association in 2015 and designated as President-Elect in 2016.

Coon and his wife, Janette, have been married for 20 years and have an 18-year-old son, Jacob and a 33-year old daughter Jacqie Bustamante.

2017-18 Sun Bowl Association Board of Advisors

Alphapbetical Order
Joana Alferez (Media Host Chair)
Amen Ayoub (Past President, 2010)
Frank Bates (Past President, 2009)
Ruben Batista (Team Host Chairman)
Gil Blancas (Basketball Committee)
Joseph Bocanergra
Walker Crowson (Past President, 2013)
Casandra Davisson
Richard Dayoub
Greg DiDonna
Celia Dubrule
Linda East (Past President, 2007)
Veronica Escobar
David Forti
Frank Hernandez
Brian Kennedy
Tommy Lewis (CBS Committee)
David Lindhuber (Basketball Committee)
Leila Melendez
Andre Miranda
David Morales (Team Host Chair)
Chris Mott (Past President 2003)
Marilyn Munden (Past President 2015)
Cindy Ramos Davidson
Terri Rangel
Jimmy Rogers, III
Mike Rogers (Past President, 2011)
Jeff Stevens (Soccer Chairman)
Bob Stull
Eric Swanson (CBS Host)
Brad Taylor
Brooke Underwood
Pat Valdez-Rios (Fan Fiesta)
Joe Valenzuela (Past President, 2008)
Charles Vass (Fan Fiesta)
Mario Vega
Rebekah Wierson

Past Presidents

1934 – Dr. C. M. Hendricks
1935 – Harris Walthall
1936 – Harvey Gamble
1937 – W. S. Crombie
1938 – John Neff
1939 – L.W. Overlock
1939- Leo P. Floyd
1940 – Dr. R.B. Homan
1941 – Frank Klohs
1942 – Wiley Edwards
1943 – M.L. Hutchins
1944 – Chris Fox
1945 – John Jagoe
1946 – H.O. Fulwiler
1947 – Dan White
1948 – C.M. Irwin
1949 – J. Francis Morgan
1950 – Forrest Smith
1951 – Karl Wyler
1952 – Howard Maxon
1953 – Ted Andress
1954 – Thomas Patterson
1955 – Robert Haynesworth
1956 – Judson F. Williams
1957 – Harold Wiggs
1958 – Maurice Hill
1959 – B. Marshall Willis
1960 – Carl Conners
1961 – William Latham
1962 – James Orr
1963 – Leonard Goodman Jr.
1964 – Jack Chapman
1965 – Dr. W. W. Schuessler
1966 – Richard Mithoff
1967 – Richard Mithoff
1968 – Frank Gorman, Jr.
1969 – E. W. Kayser, Jr.
1970 – James Rogers, Jr.
1971 – Jack Kitchen
1972 – C. C. “Jimmie” Krigbaum
1973 – Irwin Lambka
1974 – Roy Chapman
1975 – W. Clay Fiske
1976 – Jim Phillips
1977 – Alan Rash
1978 – George Janzen
1979 – Harry Stone
1980 – Ted Houghton
1981 – Jane Thornton
1982 – John Thompson
1983 – Harris Hatfield
1984 – Larry Wood
1985 – Sam Jenkins
1986 – Joe Wilson
1987 – David Wiggs, Jr.
1988 – Ted Houghton, Jr.
1989 – Henry Ellis
1990 – Randy Lee
1991 – Nathan Christian
1992 – Steve DeGroat
1993 – Ramiro Guzman
1994 – Darrell Windham
1995 – Joyce Feinberg
1996 – Richard Black
1997 – Alejandro Acosta, Jr.
1998 – Clyde Scott
1999 – Don Melendez
2000 – Bernie Olivas
2001 – Sam Santana
2002 – Louis Zuniga
2003 – Chris Mott
2004 – Linda Smith
2005 – Wayne Thornton
2006 – John H. Folmer
2007 – Linda East
2008 – Joe Valenzuela
2009 – Frank Bates
2010 – Amen F. Ayoub
2011 – Mike Rogers
2012 – Gary Hanson
2013 – Walker Crowson
2014 – Barry Kobren
2015 – Marilyn Munden
2016 – Steve Beltran