To provide communications, programs, services, and activities of interest to TI and former TIers around the world.

Leaders of TIAA

The Executive Committee is the leadership body of the Alumni Association. It is comprised of the four elected officers, the immediate past President and those officers appointed by the President. The four elected officers, who serve one year terms, effective as of July 1, are the President, the Executive Vice President, the Treasurer and the Secretary. There are currently five appointed officers: the Activities Vice President, the Chief Information Officer, the Communications Vice President, the Education Vice President and the Membership Vice President. The Executive Committee generally meets as a body every other month to conduct its business.

If you would like to see who the elected officers were in prior years, select the appropriate year and click on Apply.

 

2017

President

Gary and Linda Stopani decided to get involved with the TI Alumni Association once they realized the variety of activities that TIAA offers. Gary served as TIAA treasurer from July, 2010 to June 2012. Gary lived his formative years in the frozen tundra of Rochester, NY. He graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in 1978 with a BS degree in Mechanical/Industrial engineering.  He interviewed with Oil Well, a division of U.S. Steel, and accepted their offer so the family moved to Garland, TX.  Gary eventually came to work for TI in DSEG as a tooling engineer and over the next 25 years he had assignments in manufacturing and finance in the Defense business, Information Systems & Services, Corporate and Semiconductor. During his time in DSEG, he earned his MBA from SMU in 1985. Gary was Church Treasurer for six years and he and Linda have been active on several committees at the King of Glory Lutheran Church. The Stopanis have been married 38 years and both retired in 2008. They have one son, David, who lives in Longview, TX with his wife, Tracy and 8-year-old daughter Claire. Gary volunteers with Dallas Ramps and builds ramps for those in need.

Executive Vice President

Greg retired from TI in 2009 when he became a TIAA lifetime member.  He has been the Community Involvement Chair for the past few years and is married to another member, Denise Boydston, who is a retired teacher. 

Treasurer

David Reid is an adjunct lecturer in Accounting at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas.  David retired from Texas Instruments Incorporated in 2014 after 26 years, where he served 12 years as TI’s Vice President and Director of Ethics.  Mr. Reid held positions outside Texas Instruments from 1983 through 1993 that included managing a small accounting firm and serving as Vice President and manager for Executive Information Systems at Michigan National Bank (MNB) in Farmington Hills, Michigan.  (MNB was subsequently acquired by Bank of America.) 

David received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in behavioral management from the University of Texas at Dallas.  

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and served as chair of The Conference Board’s Global Council on Business Conduct from 2009-2011.   

Secretary

Dorothy served 16 years with TI as an Executive / Staff Secretary for various groups, Packaging in the Process Automation Group  and the Silicon Technology Development Group in Kilby Center.  She has a B.S. in Secondary Education and retired from teaching for the birth of her children.   Returning to the work force she came back as a Medical Transcriptionist for 4.5 years. Hoping to return to the field on retirement, she kept her membership in the American Association of Medical Transcriptionists and served on the ASTM committee EC 31.21.04 on record format.  Attending various national meetings, the trend became apparent that voice recognition and the cell phone along with the push for an electronic medical record would eliminate transcription.   

She currently serves on the City of Garland Library Board and her Neighborhood Association.