About TACA

2017 Founders Circle

The TACA Founders Circle is a unique group of supporters 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)

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

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*
  • Mr. and Mrs. John R. Eagle*
  • Pilar and Jay Henry
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hobson*
  • 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 Charlie 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 Board of Governors

The TACA Board of Governors is a generous group of enthusiastic arts patrons who share a vision of a dynamic and exciting cultural community in North Texas. Membership levels include $10,000 (Leader), $5,000 (Benefactor), $2,500 (Patron), $1,000 (Sustainer), and $500 (Associate). TACA’s Board of Governors members play a pivotal role as advocates and champions for the arts.

LEADER ($10,000)

  • Kelly and Norman Green
  • Francis and Dianna Sommer

BENEFACTOR ($5,000)

  • Joleen and Jim Chambers
  • Gwen and Leldon Echols
  • Yon Y. Jorden
  • March Family Foundation / Carol and Kevin March
  • Andy and Jackie Schwitter
  • Courtney and Edward Tauriac, Jr.
  • Stephen Tosha
  • Rosemary Haggar Vaughan

PATRON ($2,500)

  • Carol and Steve Aaron
  • Bill and Purvi Albers
  • Mary Anne Alhadeff
  • Billy and Dodee Crockett Advised Fund of the Dallas Foundation
  • Laura and James Einspanier
  • Kathleen M. Gibson
  • Dawn and Tobin Grove
  • Melinda and James Johnson
  • Debbie Lively
  • Karol Omlor
  • Angela Paulos
  • Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr.
  • David and Davana Petree
  • Carol and Daniel Podolsky
  • Rudy R. Pollan
  • Helen and Frank Risch
  • Richard Schulze
  • Steve and Betty Suellentrop

SUSTAINER ($1,000)

  • Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Altshuler
  • Mickie and Jeff Bragalone
  • Jennifer and Keith Cerny
  • Mr. and Mrs. William A. Custard
  • Anne Davidson
  • Pam and Mark Denesuk
  • Heather and Bill Esping
  • Cindy and Phil Eichenholz
  • Kate Flume
  • Steven H. Gendler
  • Jacqueline and Michael George
  • Wanda Gierhart
  • James W. Harrison
  • Jennifer and Doug Houser
  • Caroline Rose Hunt
  • John and Rusty Jaggers
  • Steven Jones
  • Barry Keith Knezek, MD
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mark B. Knowles
  • Lisa and Peter Kraus
  • Heather Lewless
  • Ann Margolin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Tom Marsh
  • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas U. Mattingly
  • Cheryl and Wolford McCue
  • Susan and Bill Montgomery
  • Wade Owens
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gary Owens
  • Dawna L. Richter
  • Catherine and Will Rose
  • Deedie Rose
  • Rogene Russell
  • Ken Schnitzer
  • Pat and Ray Smerge
  • Jill Tananbaum
  • Zannie Voss

ASSOCIATE ($500)

  • Greg and Brooke Alexander
  • Gabriel and Ann Barbier-Mueller
  • Joanne L. Bober
  • Alana and Ron Brame
  • Kimberly Camuel Bryan
  • David Cadwallader
  • Margot and Adam Carter
  • Pete and Brandi Chilian
  • Mr. and Mrs. Roy Coffee
  • John R. Cohn
  • Robert B. Cousins
  • Betty Taylor Cox
  • Lee Cullum
  • Douglas T. Curtis
  • Elizabeth F. Dacus
  • Janet and Wyatt Davis
  • Arlene and John Dayton
  • Zenetta S. Drew
  • Mr. and Mrs. John K. Dunne
  • Bess and Ted Enloe
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ruben E. Esquivel
  • Kristy and Raymond
  • Melissa Fetter
  • Tracy Fitz
  • Mr. and Mrs. James A. Gibbs
  • Graham Greene
  • Stuart Guthrie
  • Howard Hallam
  • Sally Hansen
  • Kelly and Ginger Hardage
  • Carol and Jeff Heller
  • Hollee and Jac Hirzel
  • Marguerite Steed Hoffman
  • Amy Hofland
  • Charlene W. Howell
  • Manuel Huerta
  • Vester T. Hughes, Jr.
  • Tierney Kaufman Hutchins and Jared Hutchins
  • Kline Family Foundation
  • Marten F. Klop
  • Barbara Lake
  • Robin Lederer
  • Stan Levenson
  • Mr. and Mrs. David G. Luther, Jr.
  • Sandye and Peter Mailandt
  • Bill Martin
  • Janie and Cappy McGarr
  • Gail McPherson
  • Michelle Mew
  • Devon Miller
  • Joyce and Harvey Mitchell
  • Charles Dee Mitchell
  • Betty Nelson
  • 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
  • Mr. and Mrs. William T. Solomon
  • Norma and Don Stone
  • Becky and Brad Todd
  • Brenda Truitt
  • Michael R. Veale
  • Sarah and Don Warnecke
  • Ms. Gae Whitener
  • and Dr. Michael Connolly
  • Grover Wilkins and Freya Bergren
  • Randy Wright
  • Sharon Young