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Governing Documents

Note: The following documents are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
Articles of Incorporation »
Las Colinas Association Bylaws »
Management Certificate »
Records Production and Copying
Policy and Procedures
Supplementary Declarations »

The Las Colinas Association is governed by non-compensated, volunteer board members, with equal representation for residential and commercial properties, and one Declarant representative.

The bylaws now provide for staggered terms and term limits. Directors are elected for three-year terms on a rotating basis and are limited to two consecutive terms plus any preceding partial terms resulting from an appointment to a vacated position.

2018 Board of Directors Meeting Dates

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Board of Directors Annual Meeting

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 @ immediately following the Annual Meeting of Members

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 @ 12:00 noon

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 12:00 noon

Tuesday, September 18 2018 @ 12:00 noon

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 @ 12:00 noon

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 @ 12:00 noon (as needed)

Albert C. Zapanta, Chairman
Albert C. Zapanta has been a member of the Las Colinas Association Board of Directors since 2008 and currently serves as Chairman. He is president and CEO of the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, which recently opened its new North American headquarters on the Mandalay Canal in Las Colinas. He is also chairman and CEO of PAZ Energy. Mr. Zapanta has worked in business, government, and politics for over 36 years, and is a highly decorated combat veteran. With post-graduate degrees from the University of Southern California and the Harvard Graduate School of Business, Mr. Zapanta has served on numerous boards and commissions, in both the public and private sectors. He and his family have lived in Hackberry Creek for seven years.
David A. Cole, Vice Chairman
David A. Cole is a lifelong resident of Irving and an owner of i Fratelli Ristorante and Wine Bar and i Fratelli Pizza located in Las Colinas. With 35 years of experience in the Food Service Industry, Mr. Cole holds an Associate's degree in Food Service Operations. He currently serves on the boards of the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Irving Family YMCA. He is a former board member of the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and a past commissioner on the Irving Planning & Zoning Commission. He is also a past president and a current member of the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association and a Lifetime Member of the Irving Heritage Society.
Charles A. Boyce retired from Caltex Petroleum Corporation in 1994. As vice chairman and CFO, he was half of a two-man executive committee having responsibility for all major business operation decisions. Drawing on his extensive background within that industry and his experience as an attorney, he had primary reporting responsibility for the legal, comptroller, treasury, tax, auditing, and administrative functions. Since his retirement, Mr. Boyce has remained active in numerous civic and professional organizations including the Irving Arts Center, Irving Healthcare Foundation, Rotary, and the homeowner association boards for both Grand Treviso Condominiums and Cottonwood Valley. He and his wife, Janet, currently live in Grand Treviso.
R. (Ben) Brewer is a Director with Hines, the Houston-based international developer that purchased the remaining 600+/- acres of undeveloped land owned by the Las Colinas Land Limited Partnership in 2005. A certified public accountant, Mr. Brewer is a graduate of Baylor University and was a participant in their Study Abroad Program centered at Imperial College in London. In 2007, after just one year with Hines, he began his project management career in Las Colinas. In his current position as Director, he manages the development process for several major residential properties in Las Colinas as well as his role in vertical development for the Dallas office of Hines.

Barton Hankins is the Owner/Managing Partner of Westway Ford in Irving, which ranks in the top 1.5% of vehicle sales in the nation. He says he got the “car bug” selling cars while in college and worked his way up from selling cars to owning his own dealership. He’s been in the automotive industry since 1989. As a Cottonwood Valley homeowner, Mr. Hankins has held numerous positions on Cottonwood’s Board of Directors, including HOA President in 2015. He has also served on the LCA’s Architectural Control Residential Review Committee and on The Highlands School Board of Trustees as Vice President since 2010. At the May 19, 2015 LCA board meeting, Barton Hankins was appointed to fill the unexpired Board of Directors’ position vacated by Jennifer Austin. He, his wife and children currently reside in Cottonwood Valley.

Rachel S. Kramer is a vice president and partner with The Richdale Group, a premier real estate development and management company, which owns and manages two apartment communities in Las Colinas - Delante and Marabella. She is responsible for the firm's acquisitions, new developments and construction projects in the Dallas Metroplex. Ms. Kramer graduated cum laude from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in real estate and management and went on to earn a Master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design. She previously served as a member of the Las Colinas Association's Architectural Control Committee.
Steve Nguyen and his wife, Lien, are Hackberry Creek residents with two children attending Las Colinas Elementary. Dr. Nguyen grew up in the greater Houston area and earned his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees at the University of Houston. After graduation, he moved to the DFW area and built a successful optometry practice in Dallas, where he has practiced for over 17 years. He has been active in his professional association, serving on various boards and committees at the local, state, and federal level to help providers and the patients that they serve. He is also interested in public policy and has served on various statewide councils. For the past two years, he has served on the Board of the Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD Foundation.


Hammond Perot

R. (Ben) Brewer

Rachel S. Kramer

Lynn C. Strickland
Assistant Treasurer

Jennifer Austin
Assistant Secretary

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