Howard M. Huffstutler, III
19th President of The Diana Foundation
Howard is a Texan through and through, embodying the spirit and values of the Lone Star State. Born in East Texas, he developed a deep appreciation for the unique blend of Southern charm and independent mindset that characterizes the region. As he grew up in Austin, the capital city known for its vibrant culture and progressive outlook, Howard's passion for community service and dedication to making a positive impact on people's lives began to take shape.
With a diverse professional background, Howard has made significant contributions in various fields. He has spent a considerable part of his career in the semiconductor industry, where he honed his technical expertise and contributed to technological advancements. Additionally, his experience in Human Resources and Security Consulting has given him a well-rounded perspective on organizational dynamics and the importance of creating safe and inclusive environments.
While Howard's professional achievements are commendable, his true fulfillment comes from giving back to the community. A firm believer in the power of mentorship, he devotes much of his time to supporting at-risk youth in the LGBTQ+ community, providing guidance and inspiration to help them navigate life's challenges. Howard's impact extends beyond mentoring; he is actively involved in volunteering at Meals On Wheels, ensuring that vulnerable individuals receive nourishment and companionship. Recognizing the significance of employment in empowering individuals, Howard conducts monthly resume clinics to assist the unemployed in reintegrating into the workforce, equipping them with the necessary tools to succeed.
Howard's commitment to community service is further exemplified by his role as the President of the Board of Directors for the Diana Foundation. Leading this esteemed organization for the past three years, he has steered its efforts to support LGBTQ+ causes, foster inclusivity, and promote equality. Howard's exceptional leadership and dedication have garnered the trust and admiration of his peers, leading to his recent re-election to serve another year as President.
In summary, Howard's journey from his East Texas roots to his current residence in Houston has been driven by a deep sense of responsibility to make a positive impact on the lives of others. With a professional background spanning the SemiConductor industry, Human Resources, and Security Consulting, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his endeavors. However, it is Howard's unwavering commitment to community service, including mentoring at-risk youth, volunteering, and supporting the Diana Foundation, that truly defines him. Through his selfless dedication, Howard exemplifies the values of compassion, inclusivity, and leadership, making him a true asset to the community and an inspiring President of the Board.
Past Presidents of The Diana Foundation
Charles Hebert
1954 - 1987
Harry Guyton
1987 - 1989
Frank Campisi
1989 - 1990
Rick Biehl
1990 - 1991
Bill Poplin
1991 - 1995
Ben Crump
1995 - 1997
Tom Mays
1997 - 1999
Bill Green
1999 - 2001
Earl Kreiger
2001 - 2004
Frank Staggs
2004 - 2005
Bob Briddick
2005 - 2006
John Heinzerling
2006 - 2011
Michael Leibbert
Michael Kemper
John Danielson III
Tanner Williams
Dan Maxwell
Nathan Wright
Howard Huffstutler III