Governor Abbott Appoints Nancy Windham to the Texas Commission On The Arts


Abid Neemuchwala of Little Elm is co-founder and director of Dallas Venture Capital. He is a board member of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. Neemuchwala received a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication from the National Institute of Technology, Raipur, India, and a master’s degree in industrial management from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India.

Patty Nuss of Corpus Christi is self-employed in commercial real estate. She currently serves on the board of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, as a trustee of the Art Museum of South Texas, board member of the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, and as sustainer of the Junior League of Corpus Christi, Inc. Previously, she volunteered as president of both the Art Center of Corpus Christi and YWCA of Corpus Christi. Nuss is a graduate of Stephens College and Southern Methodist University.

Kent Perkins of Mingus is a retired Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of TV and Radio Artists actor and currently owns Lincoln Village Shopping Center. He is a member of the Historic Camp Bowie Business District of Fort Worth and the Farm Bureau of Erath County. Additionally, he is a philanthropic supporter of CASA, The Clarion Project, and Billy the Kid Film Festival.

Nancy C. Windham of Nacogdoches is president and CEO of the Texas Forest Country Partnership. She previously served as interim executive director of the Lufkin Economic Development Corporation, president and CEO of the Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation, and vice president of the Frisco Economic Development Corporation. She is an honorary life member of the Texas Economic Development Council and a fellow of the Industrial Assets Management Council. She is a member of the Texas Rural Practitioners Executive Board, Nacogdoches County Hero Foundation, and Texas Forest Trail Region Board. Additionally, she is a former appointee of the Podiatric Medical Examiners Advisory Board, the Texas Economic Development Corporation Board, and the Stephen F. Austin State University Board of Regents. Windham attended Stephen F. Austin State University and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. Her studies also include basic industrial development at Texas A&M University.

Karen Partee of McKinney is the executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Texas Bank and Trust Company. She is past president and a sustaining member of the Junior League of Longview and member of the Institute of Certified Bankers and the Longview Museum of Fine Arts Advisory Board. Additionally, she serves as a member of the board of the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) School of Bank Marketing and on the board of Certified Financial Marketing Professionals. She is also past co-chair of the ABA Marketing Advisory Board. Partee received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Texas Tech University, a diploma from the ABA School of Bank Marketing and Management, and certification from the American Institute of Bankers.

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Lee Miller
Lee Miller was born in Denison, TX and grew up in East Texas with his family. He studied music education at Stephen F. Austin State University taking a job in television on his last day of student teaching. Lee also provides business authoritative expertise to the broadcast industry as a consultant. Presently he is CEO of MSG Resources LLC, which specializes in consulting within broadcast best practices, distribution technologies and media strategy mastery. - - - - - Lee Miller is a well-known veteran of the broadcast media industry with particular experience in leading for-profit and non-profit broadcasting organizations. His career began in Lufkin, Texas in the early 80’s where he progressed from studio operations to creative services and network management. Mr. Miller has since received various professional designations and memberships such as Society of Broadcast Engineers accredited frequency coordinator, The Energy Professionals Association Certified Energy Consultant, and National Religious Broadcasters Television Committee & past Chair. Lee also serves as the Executive Director of the Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance, is a member of the Advanced Television Systems Committee and is proud to be part of Texas Association of Broadcasters Golden Mic Club, highlighting extraordinary careers in broadcasting. Continued engagement with his community is at the core of his business practices serving on the board of the Salvation Army and as keyboardist for the contemporary worship band at Harmony Hill Baptist Church. Lee lives near Lufkin Texas on one of his family’s tree farms located in the Texas Forest Country region north of Houston. He is married to Kenla and has two grown children, Joshua, COO of MSGPR Ltd Co and Morgan, a Critical Care ICU RN.

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