No Leadership Roundups are scheduled at this time. Please check back for details of upcoming Leadership Roundups as they are scheduled. Below is a list of past leadership roundups.
Police and Community: We Are One
(November 15, 2016)
Speakers: Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson, Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter, Odessa Police Chief Tim Burton, and Midland Police Chief Price Robinson; moderated by Dr. Robert Brescia.
Documentary Film Screening: Bring It to the Table
(April 7, 2016)
Speaker: Emmy-nominated director Julie Winokur; moderated by Dr. Robert Brescia.
Ethics of Public Service: Living in Glass Houses with the Curtains Open
(October 21, 2015)
Speakers: Sen. Kel Seliger, Rep. Brooks Landgraf, Odessa Mayor David Turner, Midland Mayor Jerry Morales, Midland Councilman J.Ross Lacy; moderated by Dr. Robert Brescia.
Terrorism: How it Will Affect Your Future
(April 23, 2015)
Speaker: Dr. Peter Tarlow
Achieving Educational Success Together – A Community Approach
(May 29, 2014)
Speakers: Valerie Longoria, Director, Catholic Charities of Odessa; Dennis McEntire, Superintendent, Presidio ISD; Thomas Crowe, Superintendent, Ector County ISD; Steve Thomas, President, Midland College; W. David Watts, President, UTPB; Greg Williams, President, Odessa College; Rex Peebles, Assistant Commissioner, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; Bobby Azam, Superintendent, Andrews ISD; Denise Shetter, Superintendent, Winona ISD; moderated by Dr. Frank Hernandez, UTPB Dean of Education.
Candidates Debate: Texas State House District 81, Republican Primary
(February 25, 2014)
Speakers: Austin Keith and Brooks Langraf, moderated by Dr. Robert Brescia.
Screening: JFK: The Legacy of the New Frontier
(November 7, 2013)
Moderated by Dr. Robert Brescia.
Creating the Cost of Tomorrow’s Water…Today!
(October 28, 2013)
Speakers: Senator Kel Seliger, Pat Canty, Kevin Urbanczyk, L’Oreal Stepney, Bech Brunn, Tom Davis; moderated by Darrell Peckham.
Economic Development- Dialogue And Dessert: Economic Development In The Permian Basin
Speakers: Morse Haynes, Guy Andrews, Wesley Burnett, Laura Roman
Texas Tribune’s “Hot Seat”
Speakers: Senator Kel Seliger, Rep. Tryon Lewis, Rep. Tom Craddick, Laura Roman; moderated by Evan Smith.
The State Of Education
Speaker: Hector Mendez of ECISD.
City Managers Come Together
Speakers: Odessa City Manager Richard Morton Odessa, Midland City Manager Courtney Sharp, Andrews City Manager Glen Hackler.
Information Revolution: Getting Into Print
Speakers: Dave Wedel, Publisher of the Midland Reporter-Telegram, Glen Hackler of Andrews.
Speaker: Doug Hildebrand.
Speaker: Cliff Angelo.
Speaker: Shirley Green.
Speaker: John James.
Midland-Odessa: Into The New Millennium Together
Speakers: Odessa Mayor Larry Melton, Midland Mayor Wes Perry.