The Friends of Kinder Institute are individuals, family foundations and donor-advised funds that offer general support, participate in the annual luncheon or invest in specific Kinder Institute areas.

More information on the privileges associated with the Friends of Kinder Institute.

Current as of December 31, 2018

Includes gifts made through family foundations, donor-advised funds or other organizations
* Denotes multi-year commitments to the Kinder Institute


Benefactor’s Circle  

$100,000 and above 

  • Nancy and Rich Kinder ‡*
  • Laura and Tom Bacon*

Founder’s Circle  

$50,000 to $99,999

  • Reinnette and Stan Marek*

Chairman’s Circle 

$25,000 to $49,999 

  • Kathryn and Hank Coleman*
  • Sarah and Doug Foshee 
  • Sis and Hasty Johnson
  • Becky and Ralph S. O'Connor*

Director’s Circle  

$15,000 to $24,999 

  • Laura and John Arnold
  • Patti and Richard Everett
  • Melissa and Steve Kean
  • Franci Neely 
  • Regina Rogers
  • Phoebe and Bobby Tudor

Visionary Circle  

$10,000 to $14,999    

  • Anne Chao, Ph.D. and Albert Chao
  • Tracy and Ken Janda*
  • Jill and Dunham Jewett 
  • Stephanie Larsen ‡
  • Phuong and George Levan
  • Katie and Patrick Oxford
  • Susan and Fayez Sarofim
  • Aliyya and Herman Stude ‡

Leadership Circle  

$5,000 to $9,999  

  • Joan and Stanford Alexander
  • Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen
  • Claire and Eric Anyah
  • Angela Blanchard
  • John Bradshaw Jr.
  • Anne and Charles W. Duncan
  • Brenda and John H. Duncan
  • Bill Fulton
  • Susie and Melbern Glasscock
  • Shannon Margolis
  • Ginni and Richard Mithoff
  • Joy and Paul Posoli 
  • Jeri and Marc Shapiro
  • Nina and Michael Zilkha

Legacy Circle  

$2,500 to $4,999

  • Nancy C. Allen
  • George W. Connelly, Jr.
  • Gayle and Bob Eury
  • Jo and Jim Furr
  • Marianne and Rob Jones
  • Tip and Charley Landgraf
  • Fairfax and Risher Randall
  • Lorraine and Ed Wulfe

Supporter’s Circle  

$1,000 to $2,499  

  • Dorothy and Mickey Ables
  • Bettie Cartwright
  • Gus Comiskey, Jr.
  • Susie and Sanford Criner
  • Stewart (Chip) Cureton, Jr.
  • Susie and Joe Dilg
  • Susan Elmore
  • Cullen Geiselman, Ph.D.
  • Karen Ostrum George and Larry George
  • Janice and Charlie Gipson
  • Lance Gilliam
  • Sandy Godfrey
  • Barbara and W.M. Harris ‡
  • Harris L. Kempner, Jr.
  • Margaret and Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D.
  • Carla Knobloch
  • Carole and K. Terry Koonce
  • Harriet and Truett Latimer
  • Y. Ping Sun and David Leebron
  • Nancy Manderson
  • Hadia and Osama Mawlawi
  • Mary Hale Lovett McLean
  • Trini Mendenhall
  • Jim Postl
  • Cassye Cook Provost
  • Eliza Lovett Randall
  • Beth Robertson
  • Rob Rogers ‡
  • Barrett Sides
  • Kristine G. and Stephen Wallace