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Our Staff

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Jack McBride

Interim Executive Director


Taylor Bush

Director of Strategic Initiatives


Monique Mogilka

Data Manager

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Meggie Monahan

Interim Director of Partnerships & Learning


Mandy Whited

Operations Manager

Our Board

Michael Pipkin, President
Rushmore Resource Partners

Lauren Anderson
Houston Ballet

Caroline Goeser
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Harrison Guy
Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation; Urban Souls Dance Company

Judy Nyquist 
Community Volunteer

Mike Rome
Houston Christian University

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.

Harrison Guy, Chair
Director of Arts and Culture
Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment 

Urban Souls Dance Company

Stacey Allen
Nia's Daughters Movement Collective

Raie Crawford
Director of Youth and Community Programming
Writers in the Schools

Dr. Rick Cruz
Deputy Superintendent
Houston ISD

Rachel Hemphill Dickson
BOLD Artistic Associate Director
The Ensemble Theatre

Marlana Doyle
Founding Artistic & Executive Director
Houston Contemporary Dance Company

Jack McBride
Interim Executive Director
Arts Connect Houston

Alisa Magallón
Associate Director of Programming and Engagement
Houston Grand Opera

Nicole Moore-Kriel
Program Officer
The Powell Foundation

Eileen Morris
Artistic Director
The Ensemble Theatre

Wenden Sanders
Fine Arts Director
Houston ISD

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1824 Spring Street, STE 201

Houston, TX 77077

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