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Austin, TX – Texans for the Arts (TFA), the highly effective, non-partisan statewide arts advocacy organization, proudly announces the addition of Ann Arnold-Ogden to its esteemed board. With a mission to champion an unwavering public commitment to the arts, TFA remains steadfast in its commitment to promoting policies and developing resources for the arts and culture industries. As the organization continues to grow, Arnold-Ogden brings a wealth of expertise and passion to further enrich the arts landscape in North Texas.

“Ann’s commitment to our mission, coupled with her various areas of expertise will most certainly strengthen our collective voice and advocacy efforts in the years ahead.”

-Christopher Kiley, Associate Director of Texans for the Arts

In its pursuit of advancing the arts in Texas, TFA is attentive to new legislation and emerging statewide concerns. Ready to make advocacy decisions collaboratively with its members and partners, TFA recognizes the invaluable role of citizen voices in shaping legislative decisions. Advocacy empowers communities to convey the importance of arts funding, ensuring a brighter future for the cultural fabric of our state.

Arnold-Ogden embodies a deep commitment to enriching the arts and cultural heritage of Texas. Through her dedication and experience, she is poised to play a pivotal role in driving Texans for the Arts mission forward.

“One of the most critical roles in organizational health and strength is that of Board service. This year’s slate of Directors joining our current Board possess a collective passion for the arts matched with a determination to ensure our field has the vital resources we need to continue to thrive. We are thrilled that she has chosen to invest her time and energy with us. Welcome aboard!”

-Ann S. Graham, Executive Director of Texans for the Arts

Texans for the Arts remains committed to fostering deeper connections between the arts community and elected officials. As the organization celebrates its new board members, it looks to the future with optimism, embracing the transformative power of advocacy to shape a more vibrant and culturally enriched Texas.