Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Executive Committee Officers

H. William Swanstrom, Board Chair

Vijay D’Cruz, Board Vice Chair

Curt D. Karges, Treasurer, Vice President, Finance & Audit

Tymothi O. Tombar, Secretary

Willie C.W. Chiang, Vice President, Nominating & Governance

Melanie Gray, Vice President, Special Projects

G. Mark Jodon, Vice President, Development

Emily T. Kuo, Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Theresa Mallett, Vice President, Education & Community Engagement

Executive Committee Members

Jeffrey A. Ball

Leah R. Bennett

Meg Booth, Ex Officio

Charles C. Boettcher

Charles D. Davidson

Theresa A. Einhorn

Stephen M. Gill

Deborah C. Gordon

Michael D. Hatfield

Eileen Lawal

Scott S. Nyquist

Marisol Salazar

Stephen M. Trauber

Saul Valentin

Directors

Norah G. Adams

S. Kris Agarwal

Brian Bravo

Michael Cannon

Mary Fischer

Sean Gorman

Shawn K. Jackson

Joel Lambert

Ginni Mithoff

Katherine Easterby Murphy

Michaelene Lusk Norton

Salvador Pareja

Armando A. Perez

Amy Marlyse Plato

Lance G. Reynolds

Ann V. Rogers

Melanie B. Rother

Omar Samji

Leslie Elkins Sasser

Tracey Shappro

Andrew B. Smith

Kristina H. Somerville

Fernando Vizcaino

Margaret Alkek Williams

Directors Emeriti

James J. Postl

Robert B. Tudor III

Marcus A. Watts

Founder

John T. Jones, Jr. (1917-1994)

Performing Arts Houston Foundation

Jesse H. Jones II, President

Robert B. Tudor III, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary

Willie C.W. Chiang, Trustee

Melanie Gray, Trustee

Charles D. Davidson, Trustee

Theresa A. Einhorn, Trustee

James J. Postl, Trustee

Stephen M. Trauber, Trustee

Marcus A. Watts, Trustee

Performing Arts Houston Representatives, Foundation for Jones Hall

Meg Booth, Ex Officio

Vijay D’Cruz

Charles D. Davidson

Stephen M. Gill

James J. Postl

Staff

Meg Booth, President & Chief Executive Officer

Leslie Nelson, Chief Financial Officer

Raie Crawford, Director of Education & Community Engagement

Jordan Drum, Director of Development

Brian Glass, Director of Marketing

Ashley Johnson, Patron Services Associate

Caroline McCain, Development Associate

Brenda Oliveira, Board Liaison & Executive Assistant

Helena Oliver, Development Manager, Individual Giving & Events

Michelle Pacheco, Patron Services Manager

Caroline Senter, Public Relations Associate

Jennifer Steiner, Director of Operations

Lee Strickland, Director of Artistic Programming

Phoebe Vo, Accounting Manager

Ashley Warner, Program Manager, Education & Community Engagement