The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

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Elizabeth Gray Mayes

Past Chairman of the Board

As Director of Public Affairs for Texas Instruments, Gray manages federal, state and local government relations.

She is Past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and the Texas Association of Business. She is also a member of the Executive Committees for the North Texas Commission Board of Directors and the Texas Association of Manufacturers; and on the Boards of the World Affairs Council of Dallas and the Dallas Breakfast Group. She formerly served on the Plano Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee, and is Past Chair of the Dallas Friday Group. Gray has also chaired public policy committees for AeA Texas, TechNet Texas, the Metroplex Technology Business Council and the Greater Dallas Chamber's International Advisory Board; and formerly served on the North Texas Regional Center for Commercialization and Innovation Board. In 2008 she was appointed by Texas Governor Perry to his Competitiveness Council.

Prior to Texas Instruments, Gray worked for 11 years on Capitol Hill in both the House and Senate, and subsequently moved to Texas where she was appointed North Texas Director for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.

Gray is a member of the Dallas Assembly, the Leadership Dallas Class of 2000 and the Leadership Texas class of 2005, and was recognized as one of the 21 Leaders for the 21st Century in Collin County, Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona.