December 19, 2013
Blinn College has appointed local business owner Glen A. Davis and reappointed city of College Station Mayor Nancy Berry, Real Estate Agent Brad Corrier and city of Bryan Mayor Pro Tem Ann Horton to its Brazos County Advisory Committee.
The committee represents the citizens served by the College’s Bryan campuses, providing input to the Board of Trustees and College administration about the educational needs of the community and the methods, procedures and programs that best meet those needs.
Committee members are selected and appointed by the Board of Trustees for two-year terms and may be reappointed for three consecutive terms.
Davis, who has lived in Bryan-College Station more than 24 years, is president and principal owner of 3BDG, LLC, a real estate and private investment company. He spent 30 years in the banking industry, serving as regional president and corporate executive vice president for Citigroup/First American Bank.
He has served as vice chair of finance and physical facilities for the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce and has volunteered for the College Station ISD Education Foundation, College Station ISD high school transition team and Consolidated Booster Club, where he served as president. He is a member of Christ United Methodist Church, where he serves on the Board of Stewarts, Finance Committee and Executive Youth Council.
The advisory committee vice president, Berry also serves as College Station Medical Center board chair and serves on the regional Federal Emergency Management Assistance (FEMA), College Station ISD Foundation and Brazos County Health Department boards.
Berry has earned the Boys & Girls Club of America National Service to Youth, Junior League of Bryan-College Station Service, United Way of the Brazos Valley Super Hero, Bluebonnet Girl Scout Council Woman of Distinction, College Station Fire Department Making a Difference and the African American National Heritage Society Outstanding Distinguished Citizen awards.
Corrier, a broker with Keller Williams Realty, has served as president of the local Better Business Bureau and the Bryan-College Station Regional Association of Realtors, and as vice president/president elect for the College Station ISD Foundation. He sits on the College Station Planning and Zoning Committee and the Community Advisory Board for the Junior League of Bryan-College Station.
Horton has represented Single Member District 4 on the Bryan City Council since 2007. A Texas A&M graduate, she is a member of the Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee, the Metropolitan Planning Organization Board and was appointed by State Rep. Fred Brown to the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #19. She also chairs the city of Bryan Audit Committee and the Intergovernmental Committee.
Blinn enrolled 18,413 students this Fall and has experienced 31.1 percent growth since 2006. Brazos County is home to the College’s largest campus with 12,771 students.
Founded in 1883, Blinn’s tuition and fees average about one-third the cost of the same classes at most four-year public universities in the state. In addition to its campuses in Brenham, Bryan, Schulenburg and Sealy, the College teaches online courses, dual credit for high school and prepares students for quick employment through its career and technical certification programs. For enrollment information and to learn about financial aid opportunities, visit: www.blinn.edu.