Dan Flavin Installation at Richmond Hall, The Menil Collection, Houston, photo by J. Griffis Smith/TxDOT

Board of Directors

2016-2017 Board of Directors


Cory Baker
President and Chief Executive Officer
Long Center for the Performing Arts
Austin, Texas

Lynn Barnett
Executive Director
Abilene Cultural Affairs Council
Abilene, Texas

Amy W. Baskin
Executive Director
Young Audiences of Northeast Texas
Tyler, Texas

Mary Grace Carroll, DMA
Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications and Fine Arts – LISD
Laredo Theatre Guild International
Laredo, Texas

Cissy Segall Davis
Managing Director
Miller Theatre Advisory Board, Inc.
Houston, Texas

Linda Donahue, PhD
Associate Chair
Department of Theatre & Dance Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas

Jane Estes
Writer
Georgetown, Texas

Julie Farr
Executive Director
Houston Museum District
Houston, Texas

Ben Fyffe
Cultural Programs Supervisor
City of El Paso Museums & Cultural Affairs Department

Jonathon Glus, President
Chief Executive Officer
Houston Arts Alliance
Houston, Texas

Todd Eric Hawkins
Executive Director
Irving Arts Center
Irving, Texas

Chris Heinbaugh
Vice President of External Affairs
AT&T Performing Arts Center
Dallas, Texas

Jon Hinojosa
Executive Director
Say Si
San Antonio, Texas

Danny Holeva
Executive Director
Arts Council of Midland
Midland, Texas

Sylnovia Holt-Rabb
Assistant Director
Economic Development, City of Austin
Austin, Texas

Linda M. Lee, Treasurer
Executive Director
Texas Nonprofit Theatres
Fort Worth, Texas

Veronique LeMelle
Executive Director
artpace
San Antonio, Texas

Jim Bob McMillan, Ex-Officio
Deputy Director
Texas Commission on the Arts
Austin, Texas

Kathryn McNiel
Chief Executive Officer
Theater District Houston
Houston, Texas

Cathy Neece Brown, CFRE, Secretary
Vice President for Development
James L. West Alzheimer's Center
Fort Worth, Texas

Mary Padgett, Parliamentarian
Community Arts Advocate
Austin, Texas

Felix Padron, Immediate Past President
Former Executive Director
City of San Antonio
Department for Creative & Cultural Development
San Antonio, Texas

Debbie Racca-Sittre
Director
Department of Arts & Culture, City of San Antonio

George Ramirez
President and Chairman
Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts
Brownsville, Texas

Jennifer Ransom Rice
Executive Director
Texas Cultural Trust
Austin, Texas

Jim Ritts
President and CEO
Austin Theatre Alliance
Austin, Texas

Cookie Ruiz, CFRE, Vice President
Executive Director
Ballet Austin
Austin, Texas

Jennifer Scripps
Executive Director
City of Dallas, Office of Cultural Affairs
Dallas, Texas

John Kerr Smither
The Smither Company
Huntsville, Texas

Glenda Thompson
Founder
Gestures Marketing
Fort Worth, Texas

Lily Cabatu Weiss
Executive Director
Dallas Arts District
Dallas, Texas

Karen Wiley
President
Arts Council of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, Texas