Our Board

2021 - 2022

Membership requires no dues, only a desire to further the Heart Exchange's objectives of patient support, donor awareness, and support of professional education and research.

The Heart Exchange Support Group Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, was chartered in 1986. It is affiliated with CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. Most of our active members are also members of theCHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. 

Heart Exchange activities are funded by donations, and memorial gifts. Funds are used directly on support programs, including temporary housing, prescription medications, and financial aid for needy patients and families identified by the Social Services department at CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. 

Elected boards of directors comprising a president, vice president/ secretary, vice-president/ treasurer, and 15+ general board members, governs the corporation and receive no compensation. 

Business meetings are held at 5 PM in the Cooley Auditorium at the Denton Cooley Texas Heart Institute Building, on the second Saturday of each month or via ZOOM.


          President                 John Guidry

          VP Treasurer           Carrie Arnold

          VP Secretary           Rebecca Holder

          Historian                  Phyllis Evetts



                   Nancy Aycock

                   Mary Ann Brantley                   

                   John Downs                  

                   Nigeria Evans

                   Bill Fenn                         

                   Megan LeGrue

                   Wayne Holder          

                   Retha Jones                  

                   Melvin Morrison  

                   Kelly Spencer

                   Kevin Spencer

                   Edgar Vesga   (webmaster)