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 


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


Chairman Elect

Tracy Tomson, CAE
Executive Director Restaurant Facility Management Association

Immediate Past Chairman

Christopher Williston, VI, CAE
Chief Operations Officer, Independent Bankers Association of Texas

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

Sandra J. Bench, CMP, CASE
Director, Business Development, Freeman

Jennifer Mitchell Canaday, CAE
Governmental Relations Director, Association of Texas Professional Educators

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

Renita Fonseca, CAE, CMP
CEO, Wilderness Medical Society

Devorah Jakubowsky, CAE
Associate Director, Texas Veterinary Medical Associatio

Tiffany McGee, CAE
CEO, Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Tim Niedecken, CAE
Associate Member

Jodi Ann Ray, CAE
President & CEO, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Kim Schoppert, CAE
Chief Administrative Officer

Linsae Snider
Executive Director, Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA)

Vanessa Stewart, CMP
Regional Director of Sales – Texas, VisitDallas

Megan Woodburn, CAE
Founder & CEO, Strategic Association Management