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Board of Directors

Sue Ellen Chambers President

Sue Ellen is a former professional dancer and co-owner of an industrial supply business until its sale in 2011. A White Rock area resident for many years, she began rowing in 2011, fell in love with the sport and has not stopped since. An active member of the competitive masters program and an assistant coach with the adaptive/veterans program, she is delighted to see how this sport has changed the lives of so many youth and adult rowers at White Rock. When the weather cooperates, you can almost always find her rowing at the lake.

Tom Ellis Director, and Boomerang Manager

Tom owns a Dallas-based healthcare consulting firm.  A competitive prone paddle boarder, he trains year round at White Rock Lake. A former president of White Rock-based Mirage Cycling Team, Tom has been an avid "lake-goer" since moving to Dallas, in 1983. 

Alice Russell, Membership, and Masters Programing

Alice Russell Membership, and Masters Programing

Ms. Russell has served on our Board since November 2016. Her primary responsibility is as treasurer and to work on the implementation of the master's program, and registrations. She learned to scull at White Rock Rowing and has been actively involved in various projects at the boathouse. Ms. Russell is a Financial Services Manager at Regency Centers. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute and International Council of Shopping Centers. Prior to working with Regency, Ms. Russell handled project management at Ridgemont Commercial Construction. She is a graduate of Bucknell University.

Lisa Henry, Director, Boathouse Safety, and Adaptive Program

Lisa Henry Director, Boathouse Safety, and Adaptive Program

Lisa works as a Research Technician for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center and has lived in in the White Rock area most of her life. She began rowing in 2012 after taking a beginner’s rowing course and was soon competing at regattas. She takes her single out on the lake as much as possible to enjoy the wildlife and meditative atmosphere the outdoors brings.  Lisa is also an assistant coach for the adaptive rowing program.

Mike Wilson Director, and Maintenance Coordinator

Married, father of two, and licensed professional engineer.  Began rowing with the club in 2004 to get a full body workout and escape the pounding of triathlon/marathon training. Assisted with the interior build out, and construction/clean up efforts in both boathouses since joining the club in 2004.