The Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts is governed by a 12-person Advisory Board that oversees the performance and grant selection processes for the department. This Board consists of Texas A&M faculty, staff, and students as well as members of local fine and performing arts organizations. 2012 Advisory Board members are listed below:




Lee O. Barker Undergraduate Student Representative

Alfred Bendixen Professor, Texas A&M Department of English

Christine Bergeron Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology

Anne Black Associate Director, MSC OPAS

Chris Dyer Executive Director, Arts Council for the Brazos Valley

Stefanie Harris Associate Professor of German and Film Studies

Cathy Hastedt Director, Texas A&M Art Galleries

Dr. Louis G. Tassinary Executive Associate Dean & Professor of Architecture

Dr. Jay Woodward Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

Chad Wootton Associate Vice President for External Affairs

NOTE: There is currently 1 vacant student member position.