Dr. Jim Needham was elected to serve on the Board in May 20, 2011 and re-elected in November 2014. He is a retired Dean of Community Outreach from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Construction and a Ph.D. in Architecture from Texas A&M University. He has two sons and a daughter who graduated from Flour Bluff. Dr. Needham is a Nueces County Coastal Parks Commissioner, serves as Regional Chair for the State Employee Charitable Campaign, and is active on several area committees and councils. He and his wife, Dr. Alicia Needham, reside on Padre Island.