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Patron Groups form the core of regular support to at Asia Society Texas Center. Each centers on a specific program area or on providing annual funding to one of Houston’s most dynamic organizations. Whether you are an art lover, a public policy devotee, a savvy business person, or someone with a multitude of interests, Asia Society Texas Center has something for you. Patron Groups offer contributors an unsurpassed glimpse of the most diverse area of our world, spanning 52 countries, hundreds of unique cultures and customs, and forces at work that shape our world and our future… even right here in the heart of Texas.

Click here to become a patron today or download the giving form here. Join a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in Asia-centered programming to Houston. For information on Patron Groups, contact Andrew Luce at 713.496.9907 or [email protected].

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FOUNDERS

Nancy C. Allen
Embassy of Australia
BHP Billiton Petroleum Inc.
Anne and Albert Chao
Chevron

ConocoPhillips
Exxon Mobil Corporation
David E. Harvey Builders, Inc.
United Airlines
Vinson & Elkins LLP

BENEFACTORS

Baker Hughes Incorporated
Muffet Blake
Deloitte & Touche LLP

East West Bank
Henrietta and Richard Fore>
Wells Fargo Bank

AMBASSADORS

Anadarko Petroleum
Aramco
BP America, Inc.
Cathay Bank
CB&I Inc.
Linda and Willie Chiang
Citigroup
The Coneway Family Foundation
Edward R. Allen III | Eagle Global Advisors
Fluor
Lily and Charles C. Foster | Foster LLP
Freeport McMoRan
Golden Bank

Kathy and Marty Goossen>
Mandy Kao Foundation
Sultana and Moez Mangalji
Nabors
James K.B. Nelson>
New Era Life Insurance Companies
Occidental Petroleum>
Satake USA Inc.
Sony Corporation of America
Taiwanese Heritage Society of Houston
Telstra Global
Welltec Inc.

CHAIRMEN

Asia Chemical Corporation
BNY Mellon
Port of Houston Authority
Deborah and Bill Colton
Cogan and Partners LLP
Forest Power & Energy Holdings
Gilbane Building Company
Goodman
     A member of Daikin Group
Kathy and Glen Gondo
JPMorgan Chase & Company
Bonna Kol and James Clifford
Korea-Lotte

KPMG LLP
Malaysian Investment Development Authority
Marathon Oil Corporation
Gary Mercer
Phoebe and Bobby Tudor
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
Smart Financial Credit Union
Terry Huffington
Texas Capital Bank
TPCO America Corporation
The University of Texas
     M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
David Young

PRESIDENTS

Amegy Bank
Bank of Texas
Christopher Balat
Maggie and Bruce E. Campbell, III
Consulate General of the
     People’s Republic of China in Houston
Donna and Philip Dingle
Amb. and Mrs. Edward P. Djerejian
Dr. and Mrs. Larry R. Faulkner
FMC Technologies
GinRu Lee
Houston First Corporation

Kellye Sanford and J. Fritz Lanham
MasterWord Services, Inc.
Colin McHattie
Page
Drew Patton, PDR Corporation
Ava Li and Gary C. Prasher
Michael G. Rudelson & Co.
San Jacinto College
Barrett K. Sides
Silver Eagle Distributors
Mary and Roger W. Wallace

GRAND PATRONS

The Aga Khan Council for the
     Southwestern United States
BG Group
Carina Energy
Trammell S. Crow
Dannenbaum Engineering Co.
Greater Houston Partnership
Sam Kannappan, P.E.
Y. Ping Sun and David W. Leebron
Barbara and Ulyesse J. LeGrange
Phuong and George Levan
RedEye Apps

Rice University
Nathalie and Charles Roff
Bryan Scrivner
Carey Shuart
Sue and Randy Sim
Ezekiel Solomon AM
Saadat M. Syal
Trade & Investment Queensland
Astrid and Gene Van Dyke
Ann and Richard Vaughan
Wallace S. Wilson
William Vincent Walker

PATRONS

Cadence Bank
Robert F. Bland
Diane and Mike Cannon
Greenspoint District
Nancy and Dr. Theodore R. Haywood
Patricia and Neville Henr

Amy Lewis Hofland
Macquarie Capital
Lisa Rowe
Yoshiyuki Uemura
Vega Energy Partners
Westlake Chemical Corporation

‡ Special contributors to support Japan-related programs
† Special contributors to support Taiwan-related programs

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FOUNDERS

Nancy C. Allen
American First National Bank †

City of Houston
     through Houston Arts Alliance 

BENEFACTORS

New Era Life Insurance Companies †

The Simmons Foundation

AMBASSADORS

Asian American Giving Circle
     of Greater Houston
Cathay Bank Foundation

New Era Life Insurance Companies
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas) ‡

CHAIRMEN

John Bradshaw Jr.
Bonna Kol and James Clifford
Donna Fujimoto Cole ‡
Donna and Philip Dingle
Marek Family Foundation

Susan and King Pouw
The Taiwanese Heritage Society
     of Houston †
 High Island Health ‡

PRESIDENTS

Barbara and Greg Crowe
Linda Denney
Renee and Jim Hennessy
Drs. Saleha and Basheer Khumawala

Leonor and Eric A. Ratliff
Myrenda and Mas Takashima ‡
Ann G. Trammell
Dr. Stephen Wong

GRAND PATRONS

Mary and Michael Brau
Dr. Siva Kumari

Colleen F. Morimoto ‡
Sylvia and Gordon J. Quan

PATRONS

Marie and Vijay Goradia
Darlene and George Hirasaki
Susan and Ted Louie

Swati Narayan
Vimla and Ajit Paralkar

‡ Special contributors to support Japan-related programs
† Special contributors to support Taiwan-related programs

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FOUNDERS

Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen Nancy C. Allen
American First National Bank *
Nancy and Robert J. Carney
The Clayton Fund

City of Houston
      through Houston Arts Alliance
Mary Lawrence Porter

BENEFACTORS

Leslie and Brad Bucher
The Favrot Fund
Anonymous Friends
     of Asia Society ‡

Kathy and Glen Gondo *
Hamptons Expo Group, LLC
     Houston Fine Art Fair
Dorothy Carsey Sumner

AMBASSADORS

Sushila and Durga Agrawal
Holland and Jereann Chaney
Anne and Albert Chao
Kathy and Marty Goossen
George and Mary Josephine
     Hamman Foundation

Albert and Ethel Herzstein
     Charitable Foundation
Marilyn Oshman
     The Oshman Foundation
Nanako and Dale Tingleaf

CHAIRMEN

Anna and Thomas Poung Au
John Bradshaw Jr.
Cora M. Chin ‡
Monjula and Ravi Chidambaram
Donna Fujimoto Cole
Patti and Richard Everett

Bonna Kol and James Clifford
Rekha Lakshmanan and Huan Le
Judy and Scott Nyquist
Jenny and Steven C. Spancake
Quan Law Group, PLLC ‡
Bebe Woolley and Dan Gorski

PRESIDENTS

Shonali and Rakesh Agrawal
Koh and Susan Annoura
Mary and Michael Bray
Patsy Yoon Brown
Donna and Philip J. Dingle
Japan Foundation
Olive M. Jenney
Leela and Nat Krishnamurthy

Sylvia and Edgard Kuri-Slim ‡
Sushila and Dr. Ninan Mathew
Drs. Shaila and Sumant Patel
Leigh and Reggie Smith
Martha Claire Tompkins
Ann G. Trammell
Ann Wales
Kit Shum and Ying Zhu ‡

GRAND PATRONS

Patti and Wade Miller  

PATRONS

American Civili Liberties Union of Texas‡

Dorene and Frank Herzog

‡ Special support of exhibition openings
† Gifts designated to The Other Side exhibition

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FOUNDERS

Nancy C. Allen
American First National Bank *
Bank of America
The Clayton Fund

City of Houston
    through Houston Arts Alliance
Milton D. Rosenau, Jr. and Dr. Ellen Gritz
Akemi and Yasuhiko Saitoh

BENEFACTORS

The Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts
The Favrot Fund
Kathy and Glen Gondo ‡

 

AMBASSADORS

George and Mary Josephine
     Hamman Foundation
Albert and Ethel Herzstein
     Charitable Foundation
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas) ‡

Nancy Powell Moore ‡
Louisa Stude Sarofim ‡
Miwa Sakashita
     and Dr. John R. Stroehlein ‡
Ministry of Culture, ROC (Taiwan) †

CHAIRMEN

John Bradshaw Jr.
Anne and Albert Chao ‡
Donna Fujimoto Cole
Donna and Philip J. Dingle
Rae Fairfield ‡
Foster LLP
Merrill and Joseph A. Hafner ‡

Bonna Kol and James Clifford
The Consulate General
     of the Republic of Korea
Gini and Richard Mithoff ‡
Takashima Family
     High Island Health ‡
Texas Commission on the Arts

PRESIDENTS

Aapex Community Pharmacy
       Aneeta & Malick Jamal
Nancy Grason and Dr. Richard A. Dixon
Dr. Rita Justice

 

Beth Madison
     Madison Charitable Foundation
Myrenda and Mas Takashima ‡
Ann G. Trammell ‡
Petrello Family Foundation

GRAND PATRONS

Michelle Beale and Richard Anderson
Drs. Elizabeth Grimm and Jack Roth ‡
Nancy and Dr. Theodore R. Haywood ‡

Jay Jones and Terry Wayne Jones ‡
Christiana and John L. McConn III ‡
Colleen F. Morimoto ‡

PATRONS

The Alkek and Williams Foundation ‡
Kristy and Chris Bradshaw
LaVerl and Dr. Louis Daily
Lily and Charles C. Foster ‡

Darlene and George Hirasaki ‡
Jean and Henry S. May ‡
Leigh and Reggie Smith ‡

 

‡ Special contributors to support Japan-related programs or special funding of Tsuru - A Japanese Ballet
† Special contributors to support Taiwan-related programs

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