Board of Directors 2019-2020
Sarah Goodfriend Treasurer Elect
Sarah resides at the corner of 24th and Pemberton Parkway, at the southeast boundary of Pemberton Heights, near Shoal Creek. She and her wife, Suzanne Bryant, have two daughters, Dawn and Ting Goodfriend, ages 22 and 18. She has lived in Pemberton .Heights since 1993. Sarah was born in Austin, grew up in Tarrytown .Sarah attended Casis, O. Henry, Austin High, Grinnell College, UT-Austin and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her PhD in Economics. Her favorite adult beverage is decaf espresso.
Rick Crump Traffic and Triangles
Rick is married to Wendy Crump and they have two grown children. Wendy and Rick moved from Friendswood, Tx to Austin, Bryker Wood in 2016. After aquiring 1406 Wooldridge in 2018 they began a significant renovation and expect to complete in January 2019. Rick and Wendy were raised in Houston and attended Sam Houston State University. Rick spent 35 years in the Oil and Chemical industries. He worked for a Russian / German oil trading firm in Houston and Singapore. The past 20 years were dedicated to building Intergulf Corporation. Its primary activities include chemical blending, waste water recycling, refining and non-hazardous waste processing. Rick and Wendy moved to Austin (full – time) shortly after the sale of Intergulf in 2017. Rick now spends most of his time in their commercial real estate business, with assets in Austin and Houston. Rick's favorite adult beverage is Vodka with Topo Chico.
William A. Wroe Jr. Social Chair
My wife Mariette & I have lived at 1405 Wooldridge Dr. since 1992 where we raised 4 kids that are now all paying taxes and providing me with grandchildren. I grew up on Enfield Rd, attended O’Henry Jr. High, and went to Culver Military Academy for high school. I received a BA in Economics from Duke University, an MD from UTMB Galvestion, and an MBA from St. Edwards. I completed my residency at Emory University, and have practiced with Capital Anesthesiology Association in Austin for 36 years. My favorite adult beverage is cold beer.
Mark Fries Safety and Investigations
We are relative newcomers to Pemberton, having lived previously in Hyde Park and Clarksville. .. I retired in 2007 and returned to Austin from San Francisco. I have enjoyed my leisure time tremendously, but to keep a sound mind and solid body I play occasional tennis, spend time at the “Y”, and attend adult education classes at UT.We live on Wooldridge Dr. Between the two of us, my wife and I have 5 adult children living in California, New York and Florida. .. I grew up in Mexico, but attended Austin’s St. Stephens Episcopal School for 5 years. I graduated with a B.A. from Stanford followed by a two year stint in the Peace Corps in Chile. My whole professional career revolved around international banking with postings in NYC, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City, Manila, Madrid, London and San Francisco. My favorite adult beverage depends upon the season. In the summer it's gin and in the colder months I choose whiskey.
Teddy Kinney Vice President Government Affairs
We have lived on lower Gaston since 1991, first in the stone cottage at 1004 and at 1010 Gaston Ave. since 1994. We are only the 2ndowners of this 1938 home, formerly occupied by Dr. John Stockton of UT where we steady practice “historic preservation”. We have 3 grown children. My husband grew up in Big Spring and I in San Angelo, but we spent most of our early work lives in the east Texas town of Woodville before beginning our return to Austin. In 1995, I opened The Kinney Company where I served as the Broker for several sales agents until retirement in 2009. I have been on the boards of Preservation Austin and currently serve on the advisory board of the Neill Cochran House Museum. Presently, I work as property manager for residential rental housing, and I continue to maintain a membership in the Austin Board of Realtors as well as Austin Apartment Association.My favorite adult beverage is beer.
Mike Klatt Secretary
Mike has lived on Hardouin Avenue in Pemberton Heights for over 30 years with his wife Sha and three kids -- now all out of the house and pursuing successful careers on their own in Austin. He grew up in Austin and Waco, went to undergrad at UT (where he received a history degree) and law school at Baylor. After law school, he was a judicial clerk for Judge Bob Shannon in 1980-81 here in Austin and he's been practicing law in Austin ever since. His favorite adult beverage Is a martini.
Bob Wesson Communications
Using his PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Texas, Dr. Bob Wesson invents and builds simulators to train air traffic controllers and pilots. Bob has lived at 1407 Wooldridge for the past 20 years with his wife Dana. He is a blue water yacht captain, a licensed instrument multi-engine pilot, and an anti-aging vegan biohacker who might live forever. His favorite adult beverage is red wine.
I am an architect and with a focus on restoration and historic preservation. I have a M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University, and a B. Arch. from the University of Texas at Austin. My specialty is the repair, maintenance, and conservation of buildings and their materials. I am principal architect for our firm, Volz & Associates, Inc. I have 40+ years of national and Texas professional preservation/architectural experience, including employment with the Texas Historical Commission, The National Trust for Historic Preservation, the U.S. National Park Service (NPS), and private architectural firms. My wife and I have lived in Pemberton 32 years and raised our three children here. I value our neighborhood friendships and the physical qualities that make the neighborhood attractive and livable. I feel privileged to live in Pemberton and hope that by contributing my time and skills as a PHNA board member I can help maintain the quality of life that we all enjoy.
Jane Hayman President
Jane grew up in Houston where her father was the Medical Examiner for 40 years. Before heading to UT for a BA in History and then a JD from the Law School, she graduated from Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart in Houston. She practiced law in Washington DC, New York City and then did insurance consulting in San Francisco for several years. She and the Australian husband Peter moved to Pemberton in 2006. They are child free and have livestock including three large cats and two small dogs. Gin is her preferred adult beverage. (Skip the vermouth).