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

Board of Directors

2018-2019 Board of Directors

John Abodeely
President & CEO
Houston Arts Alliance
Houston, Texas

Dr. Agustin Arteaga
The Eugene McDermott Director
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas, Texas

Cory Baker
President & 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

Fiona Bond
Executive Director
Creative Waco
Waco, TX

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

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

Wendie Cook
Executive Director
The Citadel Art Foundation
Canadian, Texas

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

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

Nicholas Dragga
Executive Director
Ballet LubbocK
Lubbock, Texas

Julie Farr
Executive Director
Houston Museum District
Houston, Texas

Dr. Timothy W. Fleming
Music Teacher/College Faculty Member and Arts/Educational Administrator
Member, Georgetown Arts & Culture Board
Georgetown, Texas

Sammetria Goodson
Founder & Managing Attorney
Goodson Law
Dallas, Texas

Randy Ham
Executive Director
Odessa Arts
Odessa, Texas

Todd Eric Hawkins
Executive Director
Department of Arts & Culture
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

Linda M. Lee, Treasurer
Live Theatre League of Tarrant County
Fort Worth, Texas

Kathryn McNiel
Chief Executive Officer
Theater District Houston
Houston, Texas

Mary Padgett, Parliamentarian
Community Arts Advocate
Austin, Texas

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

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

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

Jim Ritts, Vice President
President and CEO
Austin Theatre Alliance
Austin, Texas

Eddie Rodriguez
Walsh Gallegos Trevino Russo & Kyle P.C.
San Antonio, Texas

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

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

Joe Bill Sherrod
Assistant Vice President of Leadership Giving and Development
West Texas A&M University
Canyon, Texas

John Kerr Smither
The Smither Company
Huntsville, Texas

Joanna St. Angelo
Executive Director
The Sammons Art Center
Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition
Dallas, Texas

Ginny Tigue
Independent Fundraising Professional
Fort Worth, Texas

Clyde Valentin
Ignite Arts Dallas
Southern Methodist University
School of the Arts
Dallas, Texas

Lily Cabatu Weiss
Executive Director
Dallas Arts District
Dallas, Texas

Meghan Wells
Cultural Arts Division Manager
Economic Development, City of Austin
Austin, Texas

Karen Wiley
Arts Council of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, Texas



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