Board of Directors

Members

The Board of Directors of Downtown Odessa, Inc. is made up of seven individuals appointed by each City Council member and the Mayor. Each director serves concurrent terms with the council member they were appointed by. The Mayor, City Manager, One council member, the organizations Executive Director, and a City of Odessa legal representative serve as ex officios to the board as well.

Board of Directors Appointed by City Council

  • Cruz Castillo, Board Member
    JSA Architects
  • Sondra Eoff, Board Member
    Eofficial Enterprises Inc.
  • Alma Gomez, Board Member
    Texas Tech University Health Science Center
  • John Herriage, Board Member
    JL Herriage LLC
  • Lonnie Lawrence, Board Member
    Ameriflush
  • Susan Thornton, Board Member
    Medical Center Hospital
  • William Vaughn, Board Member
    Powerhouse Reality

Executive Officers

  • John Herriage, Board Chairman
  • William Vaugn, Board Chair-Elect
  • Susan Thornton, Board Treasurer

City Council Representatives

Ex-Officio; Non-Voting Members

Downtown Odessa, Inc. Staff

Overview

Downtown Odessa, Inc.'s Board of Directors and its Director work closely with the Odessa City Council and the City Manager's Office in downtown economic development efforts.