About TACA

2017 TACA Founders Circle

Founders Circle, TACA’s multi-year giving program, is a unique group of supporter committed to fostering a rich array of arts opportunities in North Texas. Members commit an annual gift of $50,000 Chairmen Circle, $25,000 Presidents Circle, or $10,000 Leaders Circle each year for four years, or a gift of $5,000 Benefactors Circle each year for five years. The Founders Circle was created to ensure growth and sustainability for TACA and its beneficiaries for years to come.


Chairmen Circle ($50,000)

  • Mr. and Mrs. Clint D. Carlson*
  • The Louis L. Borick Foundation

Presidents Circle ($25,000)

  • Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. Brierley*
  • Mr. and Mrs. Don Glendenning
  • Ms. Donna Wilhelm

Leaders Circle ($10,000)

  • Mr. and Mrs. Don R. Daseke*
  • Durham Family Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. John R. Eagle*
  • Pilar and Jay Henry
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hobson*
  • Carol and Kevin March/March Family Foundation
  • Dr. and Mrs. Tom G. Mayer
  • Karen and Jim Wiley

Benefactors Circle ($5,000)

  • Mr. and Mrs. Bennie M. Bray
  • Ms. Faye C. Briggs
  • Ms. Marsha Cameron and Mr. Michael Halloran
  • Mr. and Mrs. Denny Carreker*
  • Mr. and Mrs. Steven Durham
  • Cindy and Charles Feld
  • Julie and Ken Hersh
  • Ms. Laree Hulshoff and Mr. Ben Fischer
  • Mr. and Mrs. R. Steven Ivy
  • Mr. and Mrs. Darren Kozelsky
  • Ms. Tara Lewis and Mr. John Swords
  • Shirley and William S. McIntyre Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Moon
  • Ann and Dan Noble
  • Deborah and Jim Nugent
  • Mr. Jay Oppenheimer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pasant*
  • Ms. Nelda Cain Pickens*
  • Stefanie Schneidler and Jeffrey Robinson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Teller, Jr.
  • Karen and Ken Travis
  • Ms. Michele F. Vobach and Dr. Stephen F. Vobach
  • Kathleen J. Wu

Foundations Circle

  • Bowdon Family Foundation
  • Kohl Foundation
  • Sapphire Foundation, Inc.

* Denotes Founders Circle Founding Member

2017 TACA Board of Governors

Board of Governors, TACA’s annual giving program, plays an essential role in supporting the arts in North Texas. With your gift, you become part of our community alliance while enjoying a wide array of benefits throughout the year. The annual giving membership levels include: $5,000 Benefactor, $2,500 Patron, $1,000 Sustainer, $500 Associate and $25-499 Friend. TACA’s Board of Governors members play a pivotal role as ambassadors and champions for the arts.

Leader ($10,000)

  • M.R. Evelyn Hudson Foundation

Benefactor ($5,000)

  • Bill and Purvi Albers
  • Joleen and Jim Chambers
  • Gwen and Leldon Echols
  • Laura and James Einspanier
  • Yon J. Jorden
  • Debbie lively
  • Andy and Jackie Schwitter
  • Stephen Tosha
  • Rosemary Haggar Vaughan
  • Marnie and Kern Wildenthal

Patron ($2,500)

  • Carol and Steve Aaron
  • Peter and Jennifer Altabef
  • Billy and Dodee Crockett Advised Fund of the Dallas Foundation
  • Kathleen M. Gibson
  • Dawn and Tobin Grove
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hawkins
  • Melinda and James Johnson
  • Karol Omlor
  • Cara and Gary Owens
  • Angela Paulos
  • Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr.
  • David and Davana Petree
  • Carol and Daniel Podolsky
  • Richard Schulze
  • Steve and betty Suellentrop

Sustainer ($1,000)

  • Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Altshuler
  • Ida Jane and Doug Bailey
  • Kathy and gene Bishop
  • Mickie and Jeff Bragalone
  • Carol Calkins
  • Jennifer and Keith Cerny
  • Mr. and Mrs. William A. Custard
  • Pam and Mark Denesuk
  • Patricia M. Donosky
  • Cindy and Phil Eichenholz
  • Kate Flume
  • Steven H. Gendler
  • Wanda Gierhart
  • James W. Harrison
  • Marguerite Steed Hoffman
  • Jennifer Swift Houser
  • Caroline Rose Hunt
  • John and Rusty Jaggers
  • Steven Jones
  • Barry Keith Knezek, MD
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mark B. Knowles
  • Lisa and Peter Kraus
  • Barbara Lake
  • Robin Lederer
  • Heather Lewless
  • Ann Margolin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Tom F. Marsh
  • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas U. Mattingly
  • Cheryl and Wolford McCue
  • Susan and Bill Montgomery
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gary Owens
  • Nancy Perot
  • Carolyn and Karl Rathjen
  • Dawna L. Richter
  • Catherine and Will Rose
  • Deddie Rose
  • Ken Schitzer
  • Pat and Ray Smerge
  • Jil Tananbaum

Associate ($500)

  • Greg and Brooker Alexander
  • Heather and Ray Balestri
  • Gabriel and Ann Barbier-Mueller
  • Tony Barnard
  • Dayle Binder
  • Joanne L. Bober
  • Kimberly Camuel Bryan
  • David Cadwallader
  • Pete Chillian
  • Mr. and Mrs. Roy Coffee
  • John R. Cohn
  • Betty Taylor Cox
  • Lee Cullum
  • Elizabeth Dacus
  • John Dayton
  • Darren and Christy Dittrich
  • Zenetta S. Drew
  • Mr. and Mrs. John K. Dunne
  • Bess and Ted Enloe
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ruben E. Esquivel
  • Kristy and Raymond Faus
  • Melissa Fetter
  • Tracy Fitz
  • Edward Fjordbak
  • Robyn Flatt
  • Suzy and Larry Gekiere
  • Graham Greene
  • Stuart Guthrie
  • Howard Hallam
  • Sarah Hansen
  • Kelly and Ginger Hardage
  • Jennifer Heiss
  • Carol and Jeff Heller
  • Hollee and Jac Hirzel
  • Amy Hofland
  • Kline Family Foundation
  • Marten F. Klop
  • David Leggett
  • Margo and Curtis Leggett
  • Stan Levenson
  • Mr. David G. Luther, Jr.
  • Sandra and Peter Mailandt
  • Bill Martin
  • Janie and Cappy McGarr
  • Gail McPherson
  • Devon Miller
  • Joyce and Harvey Mitchell
  • Charles Dee Mitchell
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Netzer
  • Linda Patston
  • Lucilo A. Peña
  • Kelly E. Proctor
  • Terri Provencal
  • Cindy and Howard Rachofsky
  • Jeff Rane
  • JoAnne Roosevelt
  • Pat and Jed Rosenthal
  • Jennifer Sanders
  • Naheed Shahid
  • Jan and Jim Showers
  • Mr. and Mrs. William T. Soloman
  • Debbie Stack
  • Norma and Don Stone
  • Roslyn Dawson Thompson and Rex Thompson
  • Becky and Brad Todd
  • Brenda Truitt
  • Sarah and Don Warnecke
  • Grover Wilkins and Freya Bergren
  • Randy Wright
  • Sharon and Michael Young

Friend ($25-499)

  • Heather Bryant
  • Carlos and Jane Davis
  • A.C. Gonzalez
  • Gloria Little
  • Margaret and Carl Weinkauf
  • Ms. Gae Whitener and Dr. Michael Connolly