Sam A. Gregson was elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2001. Sam was raised in Ponca City, Oklahoma and graduated from Ponca City High School. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Oklahoma State University in 1980. While at Oklahoma State, Sam met his future wife Sandra. They were married in 1981 and have been blessed with three wonderful daughters- Sheena, a 2005 graduate of Tomball High School, Shayne, a 2015 graduate of Tomball Memorial High School currently studying Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and Shea, a 2017 graduate of Tomball Memorial High School currently enrolled in the University of Arkansas nursing program and representing the University on the women's swim team. The Gregsons attend church at Community of Faith in Hockley, Texas
Sam enjoyed a 35-year career in Property Tax while employed at both Conoco and BP with assignments in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Oklahoma and finally Texas. Mr. Gregson retired from BP in January of 2016 and has joined the Cummings Westlake property tax firm as a Senior Consultant. He is a member of the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association Property Tax Committee, Legislative Committee, and School Finance Committee. Sam is an Accredited Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers and holds the CMI professional appraisal designation from the Institute for Professionals in Taxation.