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Our Staff

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Jack McBride

Executive Director


Taylor Bush

Associate Director

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Meggie Monahan

Interim Director of Partnerships & Learning


Monique Mogilka

Data Manager


Mandy Whited

Operations Manager

Our Board


Michael Pipkin

Rushmore Resource Partners

Board President

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Brett Falkenhagen


Board Treasurer

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Lauren Anderson

Houston Ballet

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Suratha Elango, MD

Texas Children's Hospital & Baylor College of Medicine

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Caroline Goeser, PhD

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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Harrison Guy

Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation; Urban Souls Dance Company

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Judy Nyquist

Community Volunteer

Board Secretary

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Mike Rome

Houston Christian University

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Todd Stein

Mid-America Arts Alliance

Our Leadership Committee

The Leadership Committee is a shared decision-making body

that represents the interests of all Arts Connect partners

and is responsible for strategic and project oversight.


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Harrison Guy

Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation; Urban Souls Dance Company

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W. KaNeesha Allen

Community Representative

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Stacey Allen

Nia's Daughters Movement Collective

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Eepi Chaad

Mid-America Arts Alliance

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Marlana Doyle

Houston Contemporary Dance Company

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Raie Crawford

Performing Arts Houston

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Marjorie Joseph

Community Representative

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Rachel Hemphill Dickson

The Ensemble Theatre

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Alisa Magallón

Houston Grand Opera

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Nicole Moore-Kriel

The Powell Foundation

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Eileen Morris

The Ensemble Theatre

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Jacob Shideler

Theatre Under The Stars

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1824 Spring Street, STE 201

Houston, TX 77077

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