Our Board

Board of Directors

HUDL is operated by an internal staff and governed by a Board of Directors.

Marcos Rosales 
General Counsel, The Adams Corporation

Heather K. Hatfield – Chair
Partner, Porter Hedges LLP

The Honorable Marvin Isgur – Treasurer
Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas

Bradley J. Benoit
Partner, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

Charles Chafer 
Founder & Owner, Space Services, Inc.
Nathan Coco
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Sarah Cooper
Sarah Cooper
Counsel, Gerger & Clarke LLP (ret.)
University of Texas School of Law - UT Law alumnus Gregg Costa, US Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Judge Costa was photographed in his courtroom in the Federal Courthouse in Galveston, TX, September 10, 2014.
The Honorable Gregg Costa
Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Eric Emerson- Chair Elect, Secretary 
Director of Debate, The Kinkaid School
Nikki Hill
Associate, Andrews Kurth LLP
Sarah Spring
Lecturer, University of Houston

Jason M. Powers
Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP
Margaret Tellegen
Lecturer, University of Houston

Craig Smyser
Partner, Smyser Kaplan & Veselka LLP

Matthew P. Whitley
Partner, Beck Redden LLP


The Board is comprised of the following committees:

  • Board Governance
  • Competition and Curriculum
  • Development
  • Post-season and Pre-season