Mrs. Mildred Ray Davis grew up in Bryan, Texas. After earning a music scholarship, Mildred attended Paul Quinn College in Waco, Texas and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a minor in English in 1970 and Master’s degree from Prairie View A&M University
Mrs. Davis taught school in the Dime Box ISD, Bryan ISD, and Seguin ISD.
Afterwards, she earned a mid-management administrative certificate from Texas A&M University in 1989. Her education and experience paid off for her. She became a human resources specialist in Bryan ISD, Director of Human Resources in Seguin ISD, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources with the Grand Prairie ISD, and an educational consultant with Education Service Center, Region 10 in Richardson, Texas. Mrs. Davis served honorably in public education for 33 years.
After retiring in 2006 and relocating to Bryan, she worked as Human Resources Director at West Corporation while continuing to be active in the Bethune Women’s Club, Brazos County Retired School Personnel, B/CS Newcomers Club, Coaches Wives Bible Study, Park Village Homeowners Association, and the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary serving as secretary, President Elect, and now President.
As if she didn’t have enough to do in retirement, she remains an active member of the Christian Women’s Connection Planning Team (Hospitality and Programs). She is a board member of both the Wheelock and Grandview Cemetery Associations. She has served as treasurer for her high school class on a volunteer basis for a decade. Be that as it may, she does a masterful job in all areas of her responsibilities and maintains grace under pressure, never sparing herself any effort or exertion in serving her community. Mildred‘s involvement in the B/CS communities is quite extensive. The organizations and clubs of which she is associated emphasize giving back to the community. She works with non-profits as a board member and serves as president of organizations whose membership is composed of members of the local communities.
She is a proven leader and has financially supported the efforts of the clubs and organizations as they have provided sponsorships and fundraisers for organizations such as the North Bryan Community Center, the African-American Museum. She gives of her time unselfishly as she volunteers in the community. Mildred is currently the president of the Brazos County Retired School and Personnel organization. As a volunteer in numerous community organizations, she is noted for skillfully using certain strategies in her work which include push, pull, persuasion , preventive and preparatory means and measures to get jobs done that will promote and benefit her community.