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CPS Energy's Board of Trustees

The CPS Energy Board of Trustees, in accordance with bond ordinances, governs the natural gas and electric utility. The Board consists of four citizens representing the four geographical quadrants of the city of San Antonio and the mayor of San Antonio who serves as an ex-officio member. Trustees must reside within the CPS Energy quadrant that they represent. Board members serve for a term of five years and are eligible to serve an additional term.  

The Board meets on the last Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room located on the first floor of the CPS Energy General Office Building located at 145 Navarro. See our Board of Trustees' agenda and meeting schedule.

Contact CPS Energy's Board of Trustees:
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1771 (Mail Drop: 101001), San Antonio, TX 78296-1771

Meet the Board of Trustees:


Nora W. Chávez

Nora W. Chávez is Managing Director of Texas Public Finance group for Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. in San Antonio. She represents the northeast quadrant of CPS Energy's service area. Chávez has extensive experience with Texas municipal finances and has worked in the financial services industry since 1979.


Edward Kelley
Vice Chair

Edward Kelley represents the northwest quadrant of CPS Energy's service area. Kelley served as President and CEO of USAA Real Estate before retiring in 2005 after 17 years of service. The San Antonio native brings decades of management, investment and real estate experience and is an active member of several community organizations.


Dr. Homer Guevara

Dr. Homer Guevara, an economics professor at Northwest Vista College, represents the southwestern quadrant of CPS Energy's service territory. He joined the Northwest Vista College faculty in 2001 before becoming chairman of the college's business and government department.


Derrick Howard
Derrick Howard represents the southeast quadrant of the CPS Energy service area. As executive director of Freeman Coliseum, Howard oversees contracts, manages budgets and monitors capital improvement projects at the facility.


Mayor Ivy R. Taylor
Trustee and Ex-Officio Member

Mayor Ivy R. Taylor, as current mayor of San Antonio, serves an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees. She will remain on the Board through her current mayoral term.