Board Members



After graduating from Texas A & M University in 1986, Forrest has worked as a petroleum engineer in the oil and gas business for over 30 years. Currently, he is the Engineering Manager for Henry Resources LLC, a privately-held Permian Basin oil company headquartered in Midland. His passion for addiction treatment is the result of struggles within his immediate family and a belief that others can benefit from his experiences. Forrest has been married for 30 years to Kim Collier and they have two daughters, one of whom is deceased. Forrest’s hobbies include tennis, hiking, skiing, and reading. He’s been known to catch an Aggie football game on Saturday


Vice President

Margaret G. Wade has a BA Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Stephen F. Austin State University, an MS in Zoology and an EdD in Higher Education from Texas Tech University. For almost 30 years, she has been both a faculty member in the Biology Department and Dean of Mathematics and Science at Midland College (MC). The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Program at MC is under her supervision. It is in supervising this Program that she has experienced the life changing effects of substance abuse issues and the need for treatment. She and her husband, Burgess Wade, have two daughters and value family above all else. Her hobbies include travel, hiking, snow skiing, and reading.


Past President

Mr. Herd graduated from University of Texas with a BA in 1964 and a JD 1967. Tevis spends much of his free time volunteering for multiple organizations in the Permian Basin, including Abell-Hanger Foundation as a member of the Board of Trustees, Midland Memorial Foundation, Fasken Foundation, and FirstCapital Bank of Texas as a member of the Board of Directors. Tevis is married to Patty Herd; has two children, Holly Herd and JT Herd; and four grandchildren, Austin Herd, Carrie Herd, Callie Herd and Kathryn Herd.



Marc Young, CPA, has served as a board member and treasurer of The Springboard Center since 2017, He also volunteers at his local church and other community organizations. He currently works as a Tax Senior Manager for Weaver & Tidwell, LLP. Marc has been married for 9 years and has 3 children. He enjoys sporting events and motorcycles. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). He earned a Master of Business Administration from Eastern New Mexico University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Utah Valley University.



Tina, met her husband Joe in 1989 while living in Oklahoma. They do not have any children except for the four legged kind. Tina received her Master’s in Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. After graduating she led a program called, “I CAN ” by Zig Ziglar, a program designed to help build self-esteem. Tina and Joe love serving their church family at Midland Bible. Tina has served in various ways on many boards throughout Oklahoma and Texas. Both Tina and Joe have had family members who struggle with alcoholism. In her free time she loves to travel and shop for antiques.


Board Member

Bill is a native Midlander and attended SMU in Dallas in the early 1970’s where he received BBA & MBA degrees in finance and accounting. Upon graduation and passing the CPA exam, Bill went to work for Arthur Andersen & Co. in the Audit Division of their Dallas office and specialized in Energy clients. In the 1980’s he left the accounting profession and began a career in the oil & gas industry for his own account which he enjoys to this day. He is in his fifth year on the Board of Directors of Springboard and is a past Treasurer & President. He & his wife Carol are avid scuba divers and underwater photographers and have traveled the world for the last 40+ years in pursuit of the most pristine reefs and exotic creatures.


Board Member

A native Midlander, Bryan has a long history of non-profit work in Midland. She came on the Springboard Board with the ground-breaking of the new facility in 2008. This is her second time on the board. Currently on the Springboard Board of Directors, Past Secretary; Hillcrest School Board Secretary, Past: Holy Trinity Church – Past Treasurer and Vestry Member; Museum of the Southwest Volunteer of the Year 2003; Multiple Sclerosis Society Past Chairman of Board of Directors and Volunteer of the Year 1989, Midland Junior League; to name a few. She graduated high school from Saint Mary’s Hall, San Antonio ‘77 and college from TCU ’81. After many years in retail and teaching, she started in the Oil and Gas Industry in the mail room in 1994. She hung her shingle as an Independent Petroleum Landman in 2006 and is licensed as a Certified Professional Landman.


Board Member

Thomas has been a lawyer with Lynch, Chappell & Alsup, P.C. in Midland since 1978. He works primarily in the areas of securities law, corporate law and finance, and acquisitions and divestitures. Tommy is a native of Midland and over the years has been active in various charitable and community organizations. He and his wife, Bay, have two adult sons and three grandchildren.


Board Member

My wife Cindy and I are Texas Tech graduates and came to Midland in 1979 to work in the oil patch. I worked for various companies as a geologist until starting on my own in 1995. We have a son and daughter who are attending Sul Ross Univ. and University of Mary Hardin Baylor. As a family we are attracted to just about anything that will get us into the great outdoors. Dependency is a fact of life and knows no boundaries. The Springboard Center and its caregivers are a blessing to this wonderful community and it is with great pleasure that I can give of my time and experience to those in need.


Board Member

Paul grew up in Midland and has been a resident this time for the past fourteen years after moving back from Dallas.  Paul works in the energy industry and is a partner in Admiral Permian Resources.  Paul is active in the recovery community and has served on numerous of boards, but Springboard hits closest to home.  Paul has been married to his wife, Sherry, for twenty years and they have two children together (Luke, age 12 and Harper, age 10).


Board Member

Michele is a Christian, wife, and mom who has lived in Midland most of her life. Mrs. Canis is married to Jon Canis and they have 3 wonderful sons. She has owned her own business and currently work for Jim Henry as Business Operations Manager for Willy Nilly Stories, LLC. Most of her time over the past 15 years has been spent at some sporting event with one of her boys. Michele has volunteered for various organizations in Midland (mostly sports related). Like many others, the disease of addiction has affected her family. Mrs. Canis is happy to be a part of the Springboard team to support our work to restore health and dignity to patients and families.


Board Member

David received his B.S. Degree from Texas Tech University in 1969. He began his career in the oil & gas business as a landman with Texaco, Inc. and has been an independent since 1974. Since 1990 he has been a partner in Rogers & Clark Exploration, a Midland based oil & gas investment group. He is involved in ranching and real estate in Texas and Colorado. David is married to Nancy Rogers. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. David has been directly involved in the alcohol and drug abuse recovery community for over 30 years and brings his experience, strength and hope in that area to Springboard.


Board Member

After graduating from Texas Tech University in 1983, Curtis has worked in the natural gas midstream business for over 30 years. Currently, he is the Chief Operating Officer for EagleClaw Midstream Ventures, LLC, a privately-held Permian Basin midstream company headquartered in Midland. Mr. Clark is also an elder of Midland Bible Church. His passion for addiction treatment results from successful treatment of one son, now 7+ years clean and sober knowing others are in need. Curtis has been married for 34 years to Janet Clark and they have a daughter and son-in-law, two sons and one granddaughter. Curtis’ hobbies include golf, fishing, church activities and travelling.


Advisory Board Member


Advisory Board Member


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