Our Board

The TSAE Board is comprised of 19 members and meets quarterly. The Board consists of the Chairman, Chair Elect, Past Chairman, as well as 11 elected members from the Association Prefessional member categories, four (4) elected members from the Affiliate member category, and the President of TSAE.

See our past Board Chairmen 


Christopher Williston, VI, CAE
Executive Vice President, Independent Bankers Association of Texas

Chairman Elect

Theresa Parsons, CAE, CMP
Executive Director, Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education

Immediate Past Chairman

J.J. Colburn, CAE
President & Partner, Strategic Association Management

Ex-officio/Executive Director

Steven Stout, CAE
Executive Director, Texas Society of Association Executives

Board Members

Joe Bedsole, CTA
Director of State Accounts Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau

Paul Bellantone, CAE
President and CEO, Promotional Products Association International

Jennifer Cawley, JD
Executive Director, Texas Association of Life & Health Insurers

Alicia Dover, CAE
Executive Director Associated Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Contractors of Texas

LaChelle Evans, CTA, CSEE
National Sales Manager, Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau

Lori Gracey CAE
Executive Director, TCEA

Devorah Jakubowsky, CAE
Associate Director, Texas Veterinary Medical Association

Tiffany McGee, CAE
CEO Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Tim Niedecken, CAE
Executive Director - Association Services, Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

Charles Popper

Kim Schoppert
Chief Administrative Officer & Assistant to the Executive VP, Texas Land & Title Association

Gloria Terry
CEO, Texas Council on Family Violence

Tracy Tomson, CAE
Executive Director Restaurant Facility Management Association

Meg Winchester, CMP, CTA
Director, Galveston Island CVB