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Trustee Philip J. Ritter

Philip J. Ritter

District #2
Chair, Board Finance Committee, August 2016 - Present
Date Elected: May 7, 2016
Term Expires: 2022

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Occupation
Current: Chief Operating Officer, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
Former: Executive Vice President, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Former: Senior Vice President, Texas Instruments Inc.

Education
B.A., Urban Studies (with Honors), University of Maryland, College Park
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
MPA, University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs

Civic/Professional Service
University of Texas at Dallas, Chairman of Development Board
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Board of Visitors
Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University, Advisory Council Member
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Foundation, Trustee
World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, Board of Directors
Dallas County Community College District, Bond Campaign Chair, secured voter approval of $450 million capital authorization
International Aviation Professional Community of Practice, Founding Chairman
Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Board Member, Planning Committee Chair, Regional Transportation Council Member
The Dallas Foundation, Trustee; Chairman, Community Investment Committee; Chairman, Texas Resources for Iraq/Afghanistan Deployment
Texas Education Reform Caucus, Chairman and Executive Committee
Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Business Development Council, Board of Directors
Alliance for Higher Education, Chairman and Executive Committee
Texas Taxpayers and Research Association, Board and Executive Committee
Texas Association of Business, Executive Committee, State Affairs Chair
Dallas Symphony Association, Board of Governors and Executive Board
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, Advisory Board Chairman, Selection Committee for Dean of LBJ School

Contact Information
Board of Trustees
Dallas County Community College District
1601 S. Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75215
214-378-1602
fax: 214-378-1610