Membership

Texas Women for the Arts features more than 300 dynamic women from across the state who are dedicated to ensuring every child has access to vital arts and arts education programs.

Texas Women for the Arts is an essential giving circle of the Texas Cultural Trust, uniting the financial forces of Texas Women in funding arts and arts education programs throughout the state.

Texas Women for the Arts’ mission is to awaken and nurture the artist in every Texas child.

This yearly grant initiative provides meaningful funding to arts education programs across Texas. Each year, Texas Women for the Arts has the opportunity to choose which programs its privately-raised dollars will support.

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And support the efforts of these Texas Women and help nurture the artist in every child.

Membership

The membership year is from September 1st to August 31st. However, members may join at any time.

Dues must be paid in a lump sum or quarterly installments. A sustaining membership is also available, in which memberships will automatically renew each September and may be canceled at any time.

Membership Options

Texas Women for the Arts Legacy Council Membership

$2500 per year

Texas Women for the Arts Membership

$1200 per year

Texas Women for the Arts Mother/Daughter Membership*

$1500 per year

Texas Women for the Arts Junior Membership**

$750 per year

*Special introductory membership available for the first year of membership only; renewals will be at full rate for each member. Additional daughters $500/each.

** Junior membership available to women age 40 and under.

Legacy Member Benefits

  • Opportunity to invite 501(c)(3) organizations to apply for grant funding
  • Opportunity to vote on grants
  • Invitation to annual meeting
  • Invitation to attend the annual fall trip
  • Invitation to Texas Cultural Trust events
  • Name recognition on website
  • Name recognition on biennial Texas Medal of Arts Award program
  • Invitation to optional special addition activities surrounding annual meeting at no additional cost
  • Invitation to Legacy Council only trips
  • Complimentary tickets for two to Texas Medal of Arts Awards VIP Preview Party
  • Complimentary tickets for two to Texas Young Masters Program and VIP reception
  • Complimentary tickets for two to Texas Young Masters Program and VIP reception

Member Benefits

  • Opportunity to invite 501(c)(3) organizations to apply for grant funding
  • Opportunity to vote on grants
  • Invitation to annual meeting
  • Invitation to attend the annual fall trip
  • Invitation to Texas Cultural Trust events
  • Name recognition on website
  • Name recognition on biennial Texas Medal of Arts Award program

To apply for a TWA Membership via mail, please download the following form and mail it to:

The Texas Cultural Trust
823 Congress Avenue, Suite 707
Austin, Texas
78701

2019 – 2020 Executive Committee

Leslie Blanton

Chair
Houston

Judy Robison

Vice-Chair
El Paso

Eliza Duncan

Immediate Past-Chair
Houston

Alice Foultz

Membership Chair
San Antonio

Lisa Ivie Miller

Membership Co-Chair
Austin

Janis Brous

Nominating Chair
Fort Worth

Isha Rogers

Nominating Vice-Chair
El Paso

TBD

2020 Annual Meeting Chairs

Chrissy Kleberg

Grants Chair
Austin

Nancy Seliger

Grants Vice-Chair
Amarillo

Alyce Jones

Governance Chair
Fort Worth

Eliza Duncan

Governance Vice-Chair
Houston

Linda LaMantia

Board Liaison
Laredo

Tania Schwartz

Legacy Chair
El Paso

Sara Morgan

Legacy Vice-Chair
Houston

Patty Dedman Nail

Travel Chair
Dallas

Laura Matz

Travel Vice-Chair
Austin

Legacy Members

Barbara P. Averitt, Dallas
Amy Barbee, Austin
Mary Ann Barbier-Mueller, Dallas
Jill Bee, Dallas
Leslie D. Blanton, Houston
Anne Marie Bratton, Fort Worth
Sharron Buschman, Houston
Robin Carreker, Dallas
Nora Castro, Johnson City
Sandra L. Chunn, Houston
Mary Charles Davis, Houston
Nancy Dedman, Dallas
Patsy Donosky, Dallas
Eliza Duncan, Houston
Susan Eisen, El Paso
Sondra Eoff, Odessa
Catharine Faulconer, Houston
Karen Foster, El Paso
Susanne Galtney, Houston
Ruthie Gessinger, Houston
Sandra Gilliland, Amarillo
Angela C. Goldsbury, San Antonio

Merrill Hafner, Houston
Laura Hefner, Dallas
Mary Ann Heller, Austin
Margaret Hodge, Amarillo
Holly Huffines, Dallas
Gayle Hunt, El Paso
Jameen Jacoby, Dallas
Gene Jones, Dallas
Dawn Kelley, Lubbock
Kathleen R. Kennedy, San Antonio
Barbara Lake, Fredericksburg
Linda LaMantia, Laredo
Eleanor Lemak, Dallas
Kim Lewis, San Antonio
Elia d. Mares, El Paso
Charlene Marsh, Dallas
Nena Marsh, Houston
Tracey Marshall, Austin
Kimberly Martin, Houston
Suzanne Mathews, San Antonio
Laura M. Matz, Austin

Carroll Maxon, El Paso
Holly Mayer, Dallas
Jan McKee, Fort Worth
Debbie Montford, San Antonio
Sara Morgan, Houston
Patty D. Nail, Dallas
Sharon K. Oeschger, Amarillo
Dianne Powell, San Antonio
Mary Lou Pringle, Houston
Judy Robison, El Paso
Dede Rogers, El Paso
Isha Rogers Santamaria, El Paso
Karen Rove, Austin
Tania Schwartz, El Paso
Darcy Sety, Fort Worth
Diane W. Shaw, San Antonio
Dian O. Stai, Abilene
Marlene Stewart, El Paso
Charlotte Tripplehorn, Fort Worth
Leslie L. Ward, Austin
Marie A. Wise, Houston

Members

Norah Adams, Houston
Caroll Ahern, San Antonio
Harriet Anton, Fort Worth
Ann G. Ash, San Antonio
Lynne Averett, Houston
Jil Barnes, Fort Worth
Nancy Bass, Dallas
Connie Beck, Fort Worth
Lorraine Benini, Marble Falls
Beverly Bentley, Houston
Ginger Blanton, Houston
Ellen Blasio, Houston
Laurie Blum, Fort Worth
Suzanne D. Booth, Austin
Elise Boyan, San Antonio
Pam Brock, Dallas
Paula Brockway, Fort Worth
Donna Brooks, Tyler
Janis Brous, Fort Worth
Sherry W. Brown, Dallas
Sabrina Brown, Austin
Terri Byrne, Lubbock
Shannon W. Callewart, Dallas
Rene B. Cameron, Fredericksburg
Jeanne Campbell, Dallas
Janis Coffee, Dallas
Wendie M. Cook, Canadian
Kimberly Darden, Fort Worth
Mitzi Davis, Fort Worth
Rachael Dedman, Dallas
Nancy Dinerstein, Houston
Jane DiPaolo, Houston
Jayne Duryea, Beeville
Mindy Ellmer, Austin
Susan Erickson, Austin
Clayton G. Erikson, Houston
Aurora Farthing, Lubbock
Vivian Ferguson, Fort Worth
Pamela Fielding, Johnson City
Caroline A. Forgason, San Antonio
Jill Fortney, Fort Worth
Stephanie Fox, Fort Worth
Ginger G. Francis, El Paso
Elizabeth Fronterhouse, Dallas
Shara Fryer, Houston
Gay W. Gaddis, Austin
Linda Gladden, Austin

Gail Granek, Fort Worth
Elizabeth Granger, Austin
Deborah Greer, Corpus Christi
Marie M. Halff, San Antonio
Janie Harper, Fort Worth
Katherine Harrison, Houston
Carol Heller, Dallas
Winell Herron, Houston
Connie Heyer, Austin
Rex Ann Hill, Fredericksburg
Reta Hirsch, Lubbock
Karen J. Hixon, San Antonio
Carol Holden, Dallas
Sonja Holt, Austin
Pamela Howard, Houston
Kay B. Howell, Fort Worth
Catherine Howell, Dallas
Teresa Hubbard, Fort Worth
Cathy Hudson, Dallas
Libby Hunt, Dallas
Carol H. Hunton, Houston
Kathleen Irvin Loughlin, Austin
Alyce A. Jones, Fort Worth
Lynda A. Jones, Corpus Christi
Jessica Karlsruher, Austin
Kathleen Keating, Victoria
Anne L. Kinder, Houston
Janell Kleberg, San Antonio
Julie Kleberg, Fort Worth
Pamela R. Krick, Fort Worth
Barbara Labatt, San Antonio
Lauri Lawrence, Fort Worth
Mary Lamar Leyendecker, Laredo
Brooke K. Lively, Fort Worth
Sondra Lomax, Austin
Sara T. Martineau, Dallas
Karen Matthews, Dallas
Melody McCaig, Austin
Bethany H. McCann, Houston
Sharon McCullough, Dallas
Lynda McKnight, Fort Davis
Vicki McLaughlin, San Antonio
Lisa I. Miller, Austin
Joyce Mitchell, Dallas
Alex Mizer, Tyler
Marsland Moncrief, Fort Worth
Kit Moncrief, Fort Worth

Nancy Moorman, San Antonio
Donna Neessen, El Paso
Kristi Newton, Fort Worth
Michaelene L. Norton, Houston
Elizabeth Norwood, Dallas
Karen Oswalt, Austin
Mary Lynn Painton, Rockport
Sherri Patton, Fort Worth
Margot Perot, Dallas
Sheila Perry, Odessa
Martha Peterson, Houston
Cathy Phillips, Dallas
Beth N. Phillips, Fort Worth
Dana Porter, Fort Worth
Jill Powell, Austin
Meg Propes, Austin
Margaret A. Purse, Dallas
Barbara Ray, Dallas
Jean Roach, Fort Worth
Matilda Rodgers, Fort Worth
Regina Rogers, Houston
Capera Ryan, Dallas
Kristin Salyer, Austin
Kay Sanford, Lubbock
Melissa Schnitzer, Houston
Pamela Sengelmann, Houston
Sally Shafer, Dallas
Anne B. Shahan, San Angelo
Jennifer H. Stevens, Austin
Laura Street, Amarillo
Suzanne Sugg, San Angelo
Kathy Taylor, Austin
Ginny Tigue, Colleyville
Colleen Trabold, Austin
Nelda Trevino, Austin
Lee Ann Van Amburgh, Dallas
Cheryl R. Votzmeyer, Corpus Christi
Suann Waight, Willow City
Patricia Wheeler, Lubbock
Allison S. Whitaker, Victoria
Andrea White, Houston
Pam Willeford, Austin
Trisha Wilson, Dallas
Carolyn Wittenbraker, Dallas
Jerry Ann Woodfin Costa, Houston
Kelly J. Zúñiga, Houston

Junior Members

Elizabeth Blanton, Houston
Jenny Dupree, Fort Worth
Caroline H. Haley, Austin
Christina R. Kleberg, Austin
Corinna H. Richter, San Antonio
Nancy Rodill, Austin
Kellie Weir, Austin

Mother-Daughter Members

Marilyn Augur, Dallas
Cari J. Couch, Austin
Margaret Hancock, Dallas
Ruth E. Jacobson, El Paso
Lisa Kopecky, Dallas
Marilyn Lehrer, Dripping Springs
Janna Paulson, Austin
Elizabeth Taylor, Dallas
CeCe Barfield Thompson, New York

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