Speaker Date Topic
Jill Ludwig Oct 24, 2017
Lamar CISD
Lamar CISD

Jill Ludwig is a CPA and serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District in Rosenberg, Texas. She graduated from Lamar Consolidated High School and has a degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University. She has achieved over 30 years of progressive financial accounting and reporting experience. Ms. Ludwig has been with the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District for over 27 years, serving in three capacities during her tenure, including:  Internal Auditor, Director of Accounting, and for the past 13 years, CFO. She is an active member of ASBO International, the Texas Association of School Business Officials, and the Government Finance Officers Association. Jill has one daughter, who graduated from George Ranch High School and currently attends Texas A&M University (like mother, like daughter). Jill is also a big fan of jeeps, classic cars … and cats!

Jill will be joined today by Kevin McKeever, who is Lamar CISD’s Administrator for Operations—overseeing maintenance and operations, transportation and construction programming.

Commissioner Vincent Morales Oct 31, 2017
Precinct 1 Commissioner
Precinct 1 Commissioner

Commissioner Vincent Morales is a longtime Fort Bend County resident, business owner and former mayor of Rosenberg.  Since 2011, he has devoted his time in office to serving the citizens of the City he calls home and preparing it for the future.  In 2016, he was elected to Fort Bend County Commissioner’s Court for Precinct 1, and is now in his first term of that office.  Prior to serving as Commissioner, Morales was the co-owner and operator of GreenScape Associates, LLC, a landscape management, design and build firm serving residential and commercial clients.  As a business owner, Vincent is well versed in running an organization effectively and efficiently.  As an entrepreneur he knows intimately well the value of hard work, optimism and perseverance.  As an active member of the community, Morales has been involved in several organizations including the Central Fort Bend Chamber, the Lamar Educational Awards Foundation (LEAF) and the Rosenberg Railroad Museum.  Morales served as a board member of Child Advocates, the Rosenberg Development Corporation and the I-69 Alliance, as well as on the advisory board of OakBend Medical Center.  He also has served as a director on the West Fort Bend Management District.  Morales is married to Fort Bend County native Regina Klingle Morales, President/CEO of the Central Fort Bend Chamber. They have two children, The Honorable Christopher G. Morales, County Court at Law 1 Judge, and Justin Morales, Vice President of GreenScape Associates, LLC, and two daughter-in-laws, Vanessa and Brooke Morales.  They, along with their three grandchildren, Madelyn, William and Parker Morales, all live in Fort Bend.  Morales is committed to continuing his public service in his role as Commissioner, Precinct 1 with a focus on improving the quality of life for all Fort Bend County residents.

Sheriff Troy Nehls Nov 07, 2017
Ft Bend County Sheriffs Department
 Ft Bend County Sheriffs Department

Troy Nehls currently serves as the Fort Bend County Sheriff, a position he has held since 2013.  Prior to being elected Sheriff, Nehls served two-terms as the Fort Bend County Precinct Four Constable.  Sheriff Nehls has a Master’s Degree from the University of Houston-Downtown and also served in the U.S. military.  Troy retired as a Major from the U. S. Army Reserves where he served for over 21 years.  While in the Army, he was deployed to various locations including Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan and is the recipient of two Bronze Stars.  Troy, his wife Jill, along with Jenna, Cambry, and Tori and their dog, Archer, reside just outside of Sugar Land. 

Michael Dotson Nov 14, 2017
CEO AccessHealth
Claire Rogers Dec 05, 2017
Fort Bend History Association
Fort Bend History Association

Claire Rogers is the Executive Director of the Fort Bend History Association, which includes the Fort Bend Museum and the George Ranch Historical Park. She has been with the association for almost 15 years, first as Education Coordinator and then Site Manager of the Fort Bend Museum in Richmond. Prior to that she was a social worker, bereavement counselor and Bible study teacher. She has a degree in Sociology from Louisiana State University and a Master’s in Social Work from University of Houston. Claire serves on the Executive Committee for the Fort Bend County Historical Commission, is a member of the Richmond Historic District Commission, the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation board, and the local chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma’s teacher sorority. Claire and her husband Ron have lived in the Richmond area since 1988 and have two married children who live in Conroe, Texas and Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

Joe Fruedenberger Dec 12, 2017
CEO Oakbend Hospital
Terry Ziegler Jan 16, 2018
World Polio Day
World Polio Day

Terry Ziegler is a native Houstonian and a Texas Tech University graduate with an Honors Studies degree in microbiology. Terry and his wife, Sarka, have two daughters, 19 and 23 years old.  Terry is the owner of Big Z Lumber Company, a  business operating in Houston since 1938. A Rotarian since 1982, Terry served as president of the West U Rotary Club in 2004-05 and as the Astrodome Rotary Club’s president in 1988-89.  The West U Club was awarded the “Best Large Club” in District 5890 during his year as president.  In addition, Terry attended a baseball game for physically & mentally challenged youth on the White House lawn with President George W. Bush as a result of the West U Rotary Club’s Centennial Project. Terry produces a Polio Eradication Update which is emailed weekly to Rotarians around the world and in 2010 received the Rotary Regional Service Award for a Polio-Free World.  In 2015 Terry received The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service. Terry is currently serving as the Rotary District 5890 Polio Eradication Committee Chair, as a Lone Star President Elect Training Seminar Discussion Leader, and as the Rotary Zone 21B Paul Harris Society Coordinator. Or the short version – Terry was asked to join Rotary in 1982, fell in love with it, and has been having trouble saying no since then.