MCHD board members are elected to four-year terms; officers are elected by the board annually, and the board chairman announces the committee chairs each year.
MCHD Board Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month at 4 pm in the MCHD Board Room and are open to the public.
|Member||Elected Seat||Home District||Term Expires|
|Brad Spratt||Member||Precinct 2||Nov. 2020|
|Mark Cole||Vice-Chair||Position 1 At Large||Nov. 2020|
|Chris Grice||Treasurer||Precinct 3||Nov. 2018|
|Sandy Wagner||Secretary||Precinct 1||Nov. 2020|
|Kenn Fawn||Member||Position 2 At Large||Nov. 2018|
|Bob Bagley||Member||Precinct 4||Nov. 2018|
|Georgette Whatley||Member||Position 3 At Large||Nov. 2020|
Mr. Kenn Fawn, Member, Position 2 At Large
Mr. Fawn has served on MCHD’s Board since 2006. He and his wife Kaye have lived in Magnolia since 1999. They moved from Houston after his retirement so he would have more room to “roam around.” They have two daughters and seven grandchildren.
Kenn worked for Shell for 36 years and then four more years as a consultant. As a process engineer, he designed multi-million dollar chemical plants throughout the United States, in the Middle East and Asia. Kenn claims that he is the only engineer in Shell that actually worked in a salt mine. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1960.
He served the Nation in the Army Reserve and National Guard for 34 years. Mr. Fawn retired as a Colonel and began as a Private. His last command was of a unit that tested large size logistical organizations, including their medical services units. He is a graduate of the US Army War College.
Mr. Fawn is currently the president of his homeowners association and has served on the boards of two forest landowner associations. While living in Houston, he was active in the neighborhood citizen watch program.
He is an avid hunter and enjoys fishing, and therefore is a member of several sporting organizations. He enjoys working in his garden in Magnolia and also at his tree farm in Crockett, Texas, which he has owned since 1984.
Mr. Fawn appreciates the opportunity to serve the community through the District’s Board of Directors. He became interested in the Hospital District soon after moving to Montgomery County. The District has two vital functions, which must be carried out both with compassion and fiscal responsibility. He believes that the District has excellent, dedicated personnel working in the trenches, and supports efforts to maintain its competent staff.
Mark Cole, Vice-Chair, Position 1 At Large
Mr. Cole has served on the MCHD Board of Directors since November 2011, when he was appointed to fill an unexpired term.
Mr. Cole is the general counsel for U.S. Development Group LLC, an industrial real estate development company. A resident of Montgomery County since 2004, Mr. Cole has been a member of the Rotary Club of The Woodlands and has served as a director and chairman of several non-profits and ministries.
He is the founding (and current) chairman of the Montgomery County chapter of the Friends of the NRA Foundation. Mr. Cole has earned degrees from Baylor (BA), Yale Divinity School (MAR), Notre Dame Law School (JD), the University of Houston Law Center (LL.M), and Whitefield Theological Seminary (Th.M.). He also studied at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland on a Rotary scholarship, where he met his wife, Shona. Together they homeschool their five children. They attend Grace Community Church in Magnolia, where Mr. Cole serves as an elder.
Sandy Wagner, Secretary, Precinct 1
Ms. Wagner has served on the MCHD Board since 2004, and currently serves as Secretary. Sandy was born and raised in Englewood, New Jersey. She was educated at The Dwight Englewood School in Englewood; Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and Columbia University in New York City.
Sandy was appointed to the New Jersey State Historical Commission by Governor Brendan Byrne. She was active in Junior League and many other community organizations while living in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
Sandy is a retired Real Estate Broker and held Real Estate licenses in three States. She is active in North Shore Republican Women, Lake Conroe Republican Women and has served on the Board of the Rainbow Room in Conroe. She is an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Conroe. She enjoys tennis and golf.
Sandy is married to John Wagner and they have six children and eleven grandchildren.
Chris Grice, Treasurer, Precinct 3
Chris Grice was elected as an MCHD Board of Director in 2014. He serves as the Treasurer for the board. Grice joined the Amegy Private Bank in April of 2005 to present as team leader for Private Banking managing Northwest Harris County and Montgomery County, Texas.
Prior to joining Amegy Bank he was employed at Whitney National Bank-Houston from September 2004 to April 2005, JP Morgan/Chase-Houston in Private Banking from November 1985 to June 2004, Klein Bank-Houston from February 1983 to November 1985, Heights State Bank-Houston from February 1982- February 1983, Monroe Bank & Trust-Aberdeen, MS from August 1980- January 1982, and Citizens National Bank-Meridian, MS. from May 1978- August 1980.
He graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance in May of 1978. He also graduated from the Mississippi School of Banking in May of 1983 and the School of the Banking of the South in May of 1987.
Actively involved in Rotary Club of the Woodlands, Former Director of Municipal Utility District 387; Former Director of Lone Star Family Health Center, Montgomery County, Texas; Former Director of Health Care Alliance of Montgomery County; Board of Directors of Grace Point Counseling Center.
Bob Bagley, Member, Precinct 4
Mr. Bagley has served on the MCHD Board of Directors since 2010. He is a Texas native and a Vietnam, Gulf War and disabled veteran. He has three beautiful daughters and granddaughters. He has been a grassroots activist, lobbying at the State Capitol and locally for years, promoting the Constitution and all that it stands for. He has been an active member in his church (Memorial Baptist Church in Montgomery) since returning to the state upon retirement. He’s also a former business owner and Peace Officer.
Georgette Whatley, Member, Position 3 At Large
Ms. Whatley has served on the MCHD Board of Directors since 2004, including a term as Chairman. She is the owner of a small business located in Conroe.
Georgette earned an Accounting Degree from Sam Houston State University, where she graduated Cum Laude in 1985.
After working for Mitchell Energy for a number of years, she earned her teaching certification and taught elementary school for 15 years. After her teaching career, she decided to become a small business owner and real estate investor in 2000.
She lives in April Sound, and has been a resident of Montgomery County since she was in high school. Georgette is proud of her two children, Stephanie and Geoffrey, who both currently attend Texas State University in San Marcos.