Judy Robison is an extraordinary advocate for the arts and the example of philanthropic leadership. Judy consistently prioritizes equity in access to the arts for all children, recognizing the critical role the arts have in every child’s life.
Judy Robison has extensive experience working in education and arts advocacy. She has chaired and currently serves on the Executive Committee for the for the Texas Cultural Trust Board of Directors, President of the El Paso Symphony Association and Chairman of the El Paso Symphony Foundation. She earned her bachelor’s degree at California State College and went on to study Educational Psychology at Claremont Graduate School. Prior to her work with the arts, Judy’s passion for education led her to work as a secondary school teacher and counselor in Rialto, California. Her past leadership roles include President of the El Paso Symphony Guild, President of the Texas Association for Symphony Orchestras and President of the Child Crisis Center Foundation Board. She currently serves on the Paso Del Norte Community Foundation Board, the governing Board of The Hospitals of Providence /Transmountain Campus and the President’s Advisory Council Texas Tech University Medical School.
Judy and her husband, Kirk Robison, live in El Paso, Texas. They have two daughters, Amy and Jill, and nine grandchildren.