Mary L. Volcansek and Michael L. Gillette thank Past Chair Julius Glickman for his leadership. Left to right: Bruce Cole, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, Doreen Cole, and Gerald Tietz. All photos on this page by Humanities Texas. Guests enjoying hors d'oeuvres in the dining room of the Byrne-Reed House. Left to right: HTx board members Shirlene Bridgewater, Larry D. Carver, and Albert S. Broussard. HTx board members Maceo C. Dailey Jr. (left) and Albert S. Broussard (right) with Mary Broussard (center). Left to right: JesÃºs F. de la Teja, HTx board member; Virginia Mithoff, Houston civic leader and newly elected HTx board member; and Mary L. Volcansek, HTx board chair. HTx board member Maceo C. Dailey Jr. (left) and former board chair Bill Wright, whose photographs of Big Bend were given to outgoing board members in recognition of their service. Left to right: Mary L. Volcansek, HTx board chair; Nancy Cain Marcus, HTx board member; Michael L. Gillette, HTx executive director; and Tina Cannon Ayers, HTx program officer. Mary L. Volcansek thanks Bruce Cole for his lecture entitled "My Provenance." HTX board members Chase Untermeyer and Polly Sowell at Saturday morning's board meeting. Mary L. Volcansek and Michael L. Gillette present outgoing board member Leslie D. Blanton with a Bill Wright photograph. Mary L. Volcansek and Michael L. Gillette thank outgoing board member Albert S. Broussard for his service. Mary L. Volcansek and Michael L. Gillette present outgoing board member Virginia Dudley with a Bill Wright photograph.