Roland K. Hendricks is appointed to BC Board of Regents

Roland K. Hendricks is appointed to BC Board of Regents

Thu Oct 23, 2014
Brazosport College Board of Regents Chair Carolyn Johnson, right, swears in new regent Roland K. Hendricks during the October Board of Regents meeting.

Brazosport College recently welcomed Roland K. Hendricks to the school’s Board of Regents.

Hendricks was sworn in at the October Board of Regents meeting.

Hendricks has worked for The Dow Chemical Company since 1980 and has served as Finance Director and Texas Manufacturing Controller since 2003. In this role, Hendricks provides financial leadership, training and technical support for the cost accounting staff.  He is also the local advocate for global finance strategies, policies, cost work process procedures, internal control and records management. 

“I look forward to being a member of the Brazosport College Board of Regents,” Hendricks said. “This is an opportunity to help empower the people of the community to further their education and to advance their employment opportunities.”

A 1976 graduate of Sweeny High School, Hendricks earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. Before that, he graduated from Wharton County Junior College with an Associate of Arts in Business.

Hendricks is a lifetime member of the Sam Houston Alumni Association, as well as a member of the Sam Houston President’s Circle and the Sam Houston College of Business Advisory Board. He is also a member of the National Association of Black Accountants. Hendricks serves as a board member of Communities in School in Brazoria County; Second Vice-Chairman of Texas Dow Employees Credit Union, where he also serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Succession Planning & Executive Compensation Committee; a board member of the Salvation Army of Brazoria County, where he serves as Executive Treasurer; and a founding board member of the GMZ Education & Development Center. He is also senior pastor at Greater Mount Zion Church in Brazoria.

Among the honors Hendricks has received include the National Association of Black Accountants National Achievement in Industry Award, induction into the Sam Houston College of Business Hall of Honor, the MLK Drum Major Award from the Martin Luther King Commemorative Committee and one of the Finance recipients of the Dow Transformation In Action Award.

Hendricks has been married to Jean Carter Hendricks for 32 years and they have two children, Ashlyn and Nicholas.

Hendricks takes over for Joe Greer, who stepped down from the board after serving the college for nearly 30 years.