Board Members Click on a name to view more.

Tim Collins / Board Chairman
Andrew Babcock
Mark Bass
Matt Bumstead
Patty D’Alise
Gary Greenstreet
Lee Ann Huddleston
Marianna Markham
Carla Moran
Kay Sanford
Kerry Sessions
Laura Vinson

Founding Board Members

Dr. Donald Haragan
Allen McInnes

 


Staff Members Click on a name to view more.

Join the LEPAA team! We’re looking for a high-energy person to serve as our Development Officer.

Rob Allison
Executive Director
Kathy Gilbreath
Fundraising Consultant
Michelle Stephens
Director of Marketing
Mark-Bass

Mark Bass

Mark Bass, CFP®, CPA, AIF®, LEPAA Treasurer, is a financial planner with Pennington Bass & Associates and recognized by Forbes as one of the Top Wealth Advisors in Texas.  Dedicated not only to arts and entertainment, he also believes in giving back to his community as a committed volunteer. A recognized leader and compassionate “giver”, Bass has served as Past President of Civic Lubbock, Inc., Chairman of the City of Lubbock Audit and Investment Committee, and is a past Board member of the South Plains Food Bank and the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, among others.  He is also on the board of Lubbock Downtown Development Corporation.

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Matt Bumstead

Matt Bumstead is CEO-in-Residence for Lubbock Christian University School of Business and President of Nun Ide, a consulting firm helping clients find a better way to work, lead, and live.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of Happy State Bank.  From Lubbock Chamber to youth basketball courts to Texas Tech University, Matt has a long history of engagement with his community, serving in countless volunteer roles.  Among other current positions, he serves on the board of Lubbock Economic Development Alliance.  He has occupied numerous support and leadership roles with LakeRidge United Methodist Church and All Saints Episcopal School, and he has passionately served Lubbock Area United Way in such positions as Board Chair and Annual Campaign Chair.  Matt has been recognized many times for his community involvement, having received honors such as United Way’s Rita Harmon Lifetime Service Award, Metropolitan Rotary’s William Tinney Ethics in Business Award, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Leadership Lubbock, Prevent Blindness’ Person of Vision, and the Distinguished Leadership Award from Texas Tech University College of Human Sciences.

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Tim Collins

Tim Collins, LEPAA Chair, is General Partner and Owner of Collins Tile, LLC. A man of unwavering integrity and easy communication – his leadership is easily followed by all. Dedicated to the community, to the revitalization of downtown Lubbock and to the mission and vision of LEPAA as a whole, no doubt he’s the right man at the helm of this grand effort. He also serves as Board member for the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance/Market Lubbock; and is a Board member and past Chairman for the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.

Patty-D'Alise

Patty D’Alise

Patty D’Alise is the Vice President and Secretary for MPD Development. A devoted community leader and volunteer, she currently serves as a Board member for the Kappa Kappa Gamma House Board, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra and the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts. She also co-chaired the All Saints Episcopal School Endowment Campaign and is a past Board member for Ballet Lubbock and the Covenant Health Foundation.

Gary-Greenstreet

Gary Greenstreet

Gary Greenstreet completed his BA at Western State College before moving from his native Colorado to Lubbock. He worked as a design-build contractor for 13 years before starting his own design-build firm, G. Greenstreet, Inc. in 1983. After 20 exciting and productive years, he sold his business in 2003.
Over the years, Gary has owned and built numerous businesses, as well as been involved with several companies, such as Lubbock Land Co., Auto Clean, and Title One.

In addition to serving on LEPAA’s board, Gary has also had his hand in various other organizations, including serving on the board of The Legacy Play Village, South Plains Children’s Shelter, Lubbock Children’s Clinics, Community Foundation of West Texas, YWCA Sun N Fun, CASA of Lubbock, Safety City, Panhandle South Plains Fair, and Prosperity Bank, cdb. He is also a member of First Christian Church and serves on the General Board and as an Elder.

Gary and his wife Linda have two wonderful daughters and sons-in-law, and are blessed with four grandchildren that all live right here in Lubbock.

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Lee Ann Huddleston

Lee Ann Dumbauld is the former City Manager of Lubbock. Always levelheaded, her ability to bring years of civic leadership to the LEPAA board is a welcome blessing for all. Her passion for downtown revitalization – and direction on how the performing arts center will be brought to fruition – assists in the blueprint for one of Lubbock’s greatest ventures. A dedicated volunteer, she also served as a board member for the Lubbock Area United Way.

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Marianna Markham

Marianna Markham, LEPAA Secretary, is the Vice President and a Trustee of the Helen Jones Foundation. Well-known for her leadership and volunteerism, she serves as a  on the Executive Committee for the Museum of Texas Tech University Association as the Liaison for the Helen Jones Foundation and as a Finance committee member for the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra – Helen Jones Endowment for Education. Marianna is a Past President and served in numerous offices for the West Texas Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America and chaired the 2015 Regional Seminar. She has also the served in several positions in the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter AA including Chair of the 2000 Texas State Convention in Lubbock. At her church, Lakeridge UMC, she serves on the Food Voucher Ministry committee. She enjoys playing Mah-Jongg (with the book, not the card.)

 

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Laura Vinson

A graduate of Baylor University, Laura and her husband, Mark, have held careers in Fort Worth, Russia, Colorado. Homesick for West Texas, they moved back to Lubbock in 2001. Laura is currently the senior vice-president for commercial lending at Prosperity Bank.

Laura has served as president of the Lubbock ISD Foundation for Excellence and chaired the Resource Committee. She was the co-chair of the 2020 Citizens Advisory Committee for Lubbock ISD and the chairman of the 2010 Bond Political Action Committee. An active supporter of her children, Laura has been the president of the Roscoe Wilson Elementary PTA and on the PTA board at Hutchinson Middle School and Lubbock High.

Laura has also chaired the Lubbock Area United Way Board of Directors and served as president of the Ballet Lubbock Board of Directors. After losing a sister to breast cancer, Laura was a founding member of the Susan G. Komen chapter in Tarrant County. She served as president of the Komen board in Lubbock and has organized many fundraising events in Fort Worth, Durango, Colorado, and Lubbock. She is active in the trade organizations for the banking community and has served on several committees for the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. Laura was recognized by the Volunteer Center of Lubbock for her tremendous service to the children of the community. In addition, she won a statewide award from the Texas Association of Partners in Education for her contributions to public education in Lubbock. Laura was elected vice-president of the LISD Board of Trustees in 2016.
Mark and Laura are the parents of Tom Vinson, a sophomore at Lubbock High School, and Barbara Ruth Vinson, a high school freshman, who is currently studying at the School of American Ballet in New York City.

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Carla Moran

Carla Moran has served Lubbock as a community leader for more than 15 years. Fiercely dedicated to all her volunteer efforts, she has co-chaired the All Saints Episcopal School Endowment Campaign; served as a Chairman of the City of Lubbock Appointments Advisory Board; and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Museum of Texas Tech University Association and an Emeritus member of Friends of Music at Texas Tech University.

Kay-Sanford

Kay Sanford

Kay Sanford is President, Executive Director and Trustee for The CH Foundation.  A community-recognized leader, mentor and dedicated volunteer with service on numerous community boards, Kay has long supported the arts in Lubbock as President of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra Board and as a Board member for Ballet Lubbock and Civic Lubbock, Inc.

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Kerry Sessions

Kerry Sessions is a life-long resident of Lubbock and a community leader – having maintained an avid interest in both entertainment and the arts in our community. She has served on several community and civic boards promoting and supporting both areas of interest. With a background in real estate development and marketing, she has been owner of a large country and western nightclub, booking large scale touring artists in Lubbock.

Rob-Allison

Rob Allison

Rob Allison is the former Assistant City Manager for Development Services for the City of Lubbock. As Assistant City Manager, Rob lent his oversight and expertise to the redevelopment of North Overton. He represented the City of Lubbock on the Downtown Redevelopment Commission in the early stages of the effort to revitalize downtown Lubbock. He has served as Past President of Lubbock’s Downtown Rotary Club, Board member for the Texas Association of Nurserymen and as a passionate volunteer for the Lubbock Area United Way. His experience lends the perfect blend of knowledge and leadership that will carry LEPAA’s vision forward.

Kathy-Gilbreath

Kathy Gilbreath

Kathy Gilbreath serves as Vice President and Trustee of The CH Foundation and as Board of Elders for Westminster Presbyterian Church. Kathy has dedicated her professional career as a fundraiser to the following organizations: Lubbock Area United Way, Texas Tech University, Methodist Hospital/Covenant Health System Foundation, and a consultant to the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts. As a retiree, Kathy spearheads fundraising efforts for The Buddy Holly Hall.  Her list of accolades is extensive, including 2018 YWCA Woman of Excellence; 2005 TTU Distinguished Alumnae of Human Sciences;  Founding member & President of the Association of Philanthropy, CFRE; 2014 Outstanding Volunteer of the Association of Philanthropy; 2014 Co-chair of the Lubbock Arts Festival; 1990 Women in Communications Award; 2008 recipient of the Rita Harmon Award from United Way. Additionally, she is a Certified Master Gardener.

Michelle-Stephens

Michelle Stephens

Michelle Stephens has more than 15 years marketing, public relations and communication experience. She has volunteered locally for American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, Frenship Foundation for Leadership, The Parenting Cottage, Lubbock Area United Way, Meals on Wheels,  Women United, and more. She is actively involved in the Association for Women in Communication, where she is past-president and was named 2014 Communicator of the Year. Michelle, her husband, Jon, and sons, Palmer and Graham, were honored with the 2018 Volunteer Center of Lubbock Family Award.