Anthony “Tony” Davison



Mr. Anthony “Tony” Davison is a native Texan born in Anahuac, Texas, Mr. Davison grew up in Texas City, Texas and graduated from Texas City High school where he was active in Key Club, football, student government, and Thespians.  Mr. Davison’s college studies began at College of the Mainland and continued at the University of Houston, University Park.

Mr. Davision holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Anthropology and African American Studies with extensive research in African American Lifeways in plantation life in Texas.  He was on Dean’s List / President’s Report, University of Houston, Research in Wallisville Reservoir Project in Chambers County, Texas.  Mr. Davison was also a photographer documenting findings and artifacts as a part of the Smithsonian Institute African American Lifeways exhibit in Washington D. C.

Mr. Davison traveled worldwide with the international educational touring company Up with People for four years of cultural and language studies.  This included touring logistics, public relations, business management, music production and community program development.

Mr. Davison was the recipient of the J. Blanton Belk Outstanding Alumni Award.

Mr. Davison was a co-founder of Cornerstone Resource Development Council, Inc. of Galveston, and was the Executive Director/Grant Writer.  He co-founded and developed this 501(c)(3) corporation where he:

  • Directed community resource development programs
  • Established community service support systems
  • Led community service programs which included: community gardens, culture and history tours for youth, camping, leadership and service training, theater arts and job training
  • Directed daily corporate operations
  • Developed and submitted successful grants
  • Sponsored and introduced cultural programs and exhibits in Galveston and Harris counties
  • Networked and partnered with local, national, and international organizations

Mr. Davison was recognized locally and internationally for exemplary contributions to the youth and seniors of the community.

Mr. Davison worked at the Transitional Learning Center at Galveston, Galveston, Texas as a Recreational Therapist where he:

  • Provided rehabilitation therapy to post-acute brain injury clients
  • Developed therapy modules to improve recreational skills and cognition
  • Employed a variety of mediums that included: greenhouse horticulture, gardening and landscaping, ceramics, painting, photography, music, sports, camping, fishing, and community outings
  • Documentation of client participation and progress

Mr. Davison was also an Employment Counselor/Facilitator at Workforce Solutions in Galveston and Houston, Texas.