TSA Mission Statement

Tejas Storytelling Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the appreciation of storytelling as an oral tradition, a performing art, and an educational tool.

Board of Directors

PresidentDavid Claunch
Vice President Rick Davis
Treasurer – Dalton Gregory
Secretary Sandra Aguirre-Magana

Affiliate Guild Liaison – Kathy Culmer
Awards Chair – Hank Roubicek
By-Laws and Procedures Committee Chair  – Brooks Myers
Festival 2022 Artistic Director Vivian Rutherford
Fundraising Committee; Nominating Committee Chair  –
Elizabeth Ellis
Membership Committee Chair – Jaye McLaughlin
Parliamentarian  –  Chester Weems
Youth Storytelling Committee Chair – Sue Kuentz

At Large
Karen Archer
Janet Bickel-Burton
Michael Brundy
Kim Lehman
Dr. Nancy Self

Tejas Storytelling Association Non-Discrimination and Justice Statement

The Tejas Storytelling Association is organized and operating with the purpose of seeking out and encouraging audiences and storytellers from diverse backgrounds including but not limited to age, race, ethnicity or nationality, color, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation or gender identification, health or physical disabilities, and experience.

We firmly commit our organization to equality, fairness, safety, and justice for all. Whenever and wherever we gather we commit to providing a safe and inclusive environment.

We oppose acts of harassment, hate, or violence against groups or persons based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, or economic status. We oppose injustice and oppression in whatever forms they might take.

We commit our organization to operate in a way that represents the best practices of environmental stewardship.