William T. "Bill" Avila, Secretary
Bill Avila has been a member of the board since 2007 and has served on the Board Development Committee (2009-2010), Executive Committee (2008-2009 and 2011-2012), Finance Committee (2007-2009) and Investment Committee (2011-2012) for GSSWT. He was a member of the Nominating Committee from 2005-2007. Bill is a Partner in the San Antonio office of the law firm of Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP. Previously, he was president of the Law Offices Of William T. Avila, P.C., established in February 2003. Bill has more than 30 years of experience in the practice of law in Texas. He is a 3018-year member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers, a panellist at its annual Bond Attorneys Workshop and has served as a member of its Tax and Securities Law Institute Faculty. As a local Alumni Coordinator, he represents the Office of Undergraduate Admissions of the Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana, serving as recruiter for the university in South Texas. Bill has coached boys and girls in sports through the YMCA, CYO, Little Leagues, along with adult leagues in San Antonio. He is a former board member of the San Antonio Sports Foundation, Brackenridge High School Alumni Association and a former member of the Citizens Advisory Board of the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company. Bill is a graduate of Leadership San Antonio (Class XXXII).