The Board of Directors plays a crucial role in determining direction and leadership to the chapter, ensuring that the organization continues to operate in the best interest of past, present, and future members.

2021 Board of Directors

Ximena Vila Ferral


Ximena (He-Men-Ah), a Mexican-born, Texas-based designer and developer. Received her BFA in Design @ UIW. Currently a Web Designer at UTSA.

Jessica Vidal

Vice President

Began her career as a Dallas photo stylist. Seven cities later, has her dream job as Southwest Research Institute’s marketing Art Director.

Anthony Welborn

Board Operations Director | President Emeritus

After many stops, including a design studio in Spain, he has found home in San Antonio, and is the in house creative at SF Pathway.

Erin Yurk

Community Engagement Director

It started with play-dough and sidewalk chalk and turned into a career as a creative - first in teaching art, and now as a designer at SWRI

Samantha Skory

Communications Director