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The Texas Lyceum Instates First Woman of Color President Sarah Jackson and 2022 Class of Directors

AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas Lyceum will make history during its annual investiture ceremony on Friday, January 14. For the first time since its establishment in 1980, the organization will swear in a woman of color to lead the statewide nonprofit organization as its new president:  Dallas Citizens Council’s Vice President of Strategy and Public Affairs, Sarah Jackson. This week’s annual ceremony will also welcome 16 new directors from across Texas.

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Texas Lyceum Announces Reda Hicks as 2022 President Elect

In her role as president elect, Hicks will serve as part of the 2022 Lyceum leadership team which will include Sarah Jackson as president and Castlen Kennedy as chairman. Hicks will serve as president of the organization in 2023. Hicks was nominated and approved for the role by the organization’s directorship. Previously, Hicks served as an executive committee member and co-chair of two prior Texas Lyceum conferences.

Reda is a native Texan, born and raised in Odessa and a current resident of Humble.  Professionally, she is a Vice President at Burford Capital LLC and is the founder of GotSpot, Inc. Personally, she supports impact-driven engagement in her community through Leadership Houston, the League of Women Voters Houston, and Impact Hub Houston. Further, Hicks is a proud army spouse and works to support military families at the local, state, and national levels through Military Family Advisory Network and Bunker Labs and is a founding member of the Military Spouse JD Network, the bar association for military spouse attorneys. Hicks graduated from the University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate studies and the University of California Berkeley for her juris doctorate.

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Dr. Diana Natalicio Recognized with 2020 Stewardship of Texas Values Award

 
 Since 1988, The Texas Lyceum has presented the Stewardship of Texas Values Award to honor those leaders who best exemplify the Texas principles and values for which this State and the Lyceum stand. The presentation of the Stewardship of Texas Values Awards marks an occasion for the Lyceum community to gather and renew friendships necessary to the continued success of the networking process.

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Texas Lyceum Partners with TCU to Launch Inaugural Executive Leadership Development Program

The Texas Lyceum and the TCU Neeley School of Business have developed a unique partnership to launch a customized executive leadership program for Lyceum Directors rising professionals looking to elevate their personal leadership skills.

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Texas Lyceum to Install New President, 16 New Directors All-female leadership team will be the first in organizations 41-year history

AUSTIN - The Texas Lyceum will swear in Houston energy executive Castlen Kennedy as its 2021 president and welcome 16 new directors from across Texas during its annual Investiture ceremony on January 28 in Austin, Texas. The outgoing president - Austin’s Laura Dixon - will move into the role of Chair and Dallas public affairs executive and civic strategist Sarah Jackson will be formally named President-elect for 2022. The appointments of Dixon, Kennedy and Jackson will mark the first time The Texas Lyceum has been led by a trio of women.

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Texas Lyceum Names Laura Dixon of Spurs Sports and Entertainment As 2020 President and 18 Texans Join Board of Directors

(AUSTIN)  The Texas Lyceum, a nonprofit, nonpartisan statewide leadership organization announced today that Laura Dixon of Austin has been named the 2020 Texas Lyceum president. Dixon has been on the leadership team at Spurs Sports and Entertainment since 2009. She led community engagement for five professional sports franchises and served as Executive Director of Silver and Black Give Back. In 2017 she was named head of external relations for the parent company. Dixon earned her bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and her Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School at the University of Texas at Austin. 

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Texas Lyceum Swears In Noted Houston Engineer Sanjay Ram as 2019 President and Announces 26 New Directors from Across Texas

Statewide Leadership Group to host 33rd Public Conference on Workforce Preparedness

(AUSTIN)  The Texas Lyceum, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, announced today that Sanjay Ramabhadran (Ram) of Houston will be sworn in as its 2019 president January 31 at the Texas State Capitol. Ram is a founding Principal at VERSA Infrastructure, an engineering consulting firm specializing in program and construction management, and serves on the Houston METRO Board of Directors. In addition, the premier leadership organization announced the names of 26 new Lyceum Directors (list below) selected to join the association, which focuses on Texas public policy challenges and engages its members in a range of invaluable conferences designed to initiate vigorous and respectful debate.

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Texas Lyceum Swears In Innove CEO Brad Morrison as 2018 President, Announces 18 New Directors from Across Texas

Statewide Leadership Group to host 32nd Public Conference on the State of Texas Healthcare

(AUSTIN)  The Texas Lyceum today announced that Brad Morrison of Boerne, Texas, was sworn in as President of the Texas Lyceum at the State Capitol. Morrison is CEO and Founder of Innové, a San Antonio based cyber security company that does business with the U.S. Department of Defense. In addition, the non-profit, non-partisan organization announced 18 new Lyceum Directors who have been selected (see list below) to join the organization, which is focused on cultivating the next generation of Texas leaders by engaging in a range of invaluable programming igniting lively and respectful public policy debate.

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Texas Lyceum Swears In Renard U. Johnson of El Paso as 2017 President, Names 16 New Directors from Across Texas and Hosts More Engaging Public Policy Conferences

(AUSTIN) After wrapping up one of their most attended and most discussed on social media public conferences last month, officials with The Texas Lyceum today announced that Renard U. Johnson of El Paso, President and founder of Management and Engineering Technologies International, Inc. (METI) has been sworn in as their 2017 President. In addition, the non-profit, non-partisan premier leadership organization announced 16 new Lyceum Directors were selected (see list below) to join the organization, which is focused on cultivating the next generation of Texas leaders by engaging them in a wide range of timely public policy topics generating dynamic, yet respectful debate.

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