Betty Regard currently serves on the boards of The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, The Hockaday School, the Family Place Endowment Board, Chiapas International, and co-chairs the Advisory Board of the Dallas Women’s Foundation.

Regard is a graduate of The Hockaday School, Southern Methodist University, and has a Master’s degree in Counseling Education from the University of North Texas after which she worked as a counselor at the Family Place.

In 2018, Regard received the Award for Excellence in Community Service from the Dallas Historical Society.

Her hobbies include tennis, reading, and traveling, especially in France where she studied in college and where her husband was born. They have two daughters and six grandchildren.