Anice Read Fund
Facilitates awareness and growth of the Anice Read Fund, the grant fund founded by Texas Downtown and managed by Communities Foundation of Texas.
Co-Chairs: Beverly Abell, Mesquite & Amy Miller, Elgin
Provides a meaningful and affordable annual professional development opportunity for those involved in downtown revitalization in Texas.
Co-Chairs: Heather Juarez, Cleburne & Jorge Quirino, Lubbock
Provides a program that showcases the best in programs, projects and people in Texas downtowns. Spotlight downtown successes to a larger audience. Presents a program that provides a case study learning experience on which members can model local projects.
Chair: Cara Lowrimore, Austin
Education and Outreach
Coordinates educational opportunities for members
Chair: Kristi Robich, Hutto
Coordinates marketing and membership initiatives
Co-Chairs: Heather Cicirello, Denton & Taylor Hoffpauir, Brady
Ensures that Texas Downtown has a coordinated effort to monitor and provide information about legislation impacting downtowns at the state and federal levels to members. Please note that Texas Downtown is not a registered lobbyist.
Co-Chairs: Andrea Barefield, Waco, and Frank Robinson, Conroe