Texas Instruments Alumni Association members took pride in five years of accomplishments at the TIAA annual meeting May 19. More than 150 members gathered to elect officers, approve constitution and bylaws changes, get briefed on the current TI business picture, and hear the good news about TIAA progress. TIAA met at the Dallas Arboretum, formerly the Everette Lee DeGolyer estate. DeGolyer, a legendary oilman, was the silent partner who put up the money to found Geophysical Service Inc. in 1930. GSI was the original company from which Texas Instruments evolved. “Mr. De” willed his estate to the City of Dallas. Today, TIers and the TI Foundation continue to make important contributions to this Dallas jewel.