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Many Thanks to Our Board.

Board Members Give Time, Talent and Treasure to help us make see everyone has a safe, decent place to live. For any nonprofit organization, board members should meet basic legal obligations including Duty of Care, Duty of Loyalty and Duty of Obedience, but great board members do even more, offering servant leadership to their organization and community. Habitat Texas is blessed with such leaders from Habitat affiliates and community members.
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2020-2021 Board of Directors

LaJuan Gordon
LaJuan GordonBoard President
Her leadership in various areas of nonprofit development symbolizes her work in the community and as the Executive Director for the Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity. As an affiliate board member, LaJuan Gordon brings her criteria and quality insight to our board.
Beaman Floyd
Beaman FloydVP-Strategy & Alliance
If he isn’t paddle-boarding in Lake Travis, Beaman Floyd may be found in the halls of the state capitol building and working with legislative clients to address the needs of Texans or volunteer building in Guatemala. This, along with his advanced studies at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, guides Beaman’s work as Habitat Texas’ Vice President of Strategy and Relations on the board of directors.
David McGuire
David McGuireVP of Finance and Audit/Treasurer
David M. McGuire is the President and Chief Lending Officer of the Spirit of Texas Bank and has served in those positions since 2009. Mr. McGuire received his Bachelor of Business Administration—Finance degree from Texas A&M University in 1987. With over 37 years of banking experience, Mr. McGuire’s extensive business and banking experience and his perspective, knowledge and extensive community relationships we are thrilled to have him on our board.
Ann Bishop
Ann BishopVP of Governance
Complementing Habitat Texas’ advocacy work is Ann Bishop’s expertise in operations of state agencies and the legislature. Her leadership as head of the multibillion-dollar Employee Retirement System of Texas along with cutting edge technology implementation, legal compliance and fiduciary system accountability helps Habitat with the complex analysis of housing needs and the impact it has on communities.
Miha Vindis
Miha Vindis Board Secretary
Founding Partner at Engage Leadership Consulting, Miha Vindis comes to our board with an array of experiences. He teaches leadership and management strategy at the University of Texas at Austin; and offers related strategic and marketing consulting to senior leadership through Vindis International LLC. His research projects include the development of digital social capital models and their ability to influence engagement.
Shahreen Abedin
Shahreen AbedinCommunity Board Member
With her well-respected work in public relations and communications Shahreen Abedin brings her knowledge and talent to our board. Her background in nonprofit fundraising, marketing and media with companies such as CNN are some of her many accomplishments. Shahreen also has applied knowledge of the First Amendment and media law making her a well-rounded individual for her current role as Director of Communications for the Dell Medical School of UT Austin.
Joey HopkinsAffiliate Board Member
Hopkins currently serves as Executive Director of Midland Habitat for Humanity where, since 2018, he has helped families and communities through new construction and home rehabilitation programs. He also brings years of experience in real estate and working with a mineral fund to the board.
Craig ChickCommunity Board Member
As the Director of Public Affairs at Foley & Lardner LLP, Chick brings over 24 years of experience in legislative and governmental affairs as a senior advisory in the Texas Legislature. His renowned expertise focuses on a variety of topics ranging from economic development, employment, environmental regulation, electric generation & transmission, housing, immigration, workforce, property rights, real estate, and transportation.
Phillip SchmandtCommunity Board Member
Partner at McGinnis Lochridge and head of its real estate (Land & Water) practice group, Schmandt has practiced real estate and corporate law in Texas for over twenty years representing developers, governments, and nonprofit entities. He has extensive experience in all aspects of the real estate development process, from entity formation and financing to acquisition, due diligence, and entitlements.
Philip StacyAffiliate Board Member
Stacy taught in Kerrville schools for ten years before beginning a career in banking in 1999. He served as Senior Vice-President for Union State Bank and Guadalupe National Bank before joining Habitat in 2015. As a 2001 graduate of the Kerr County Leadership program, Stacy enjoys being involved in a variety of community groups. Currently he serves as Executive Director for Kerr County Habitat for Humanity.
Harry John TrubeCommunity Board Member
John Trube is currently the owner of Trube Corporation, a full-service real estate development, brokerage, and consulting firm based in Austin, Texas. With several years of experience in the private and public sector real estate development, Trube’s background encompasses master-planned ground up development of multiple product types to government and corporate-owned real estate development projects.
Andy YorkAffiliate Board Member
With seven years of experience with Habitat for Humanity, Andy York currently serves as the Executive Director of Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity.