Board of Directors
Jill Siragusa, President
Joan A. Cox
Sue S. Bancroft
Texas Winds Staff
Meghan Gomen, Executive Director
Meghan Gomen, Executive Director, received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting from James Madison University. Ms. Gomen is a harpist who has performed in many venues with a variety of ensembles. She was an orchestra director in the Texas public schools for 11 years before joining Texas Winds.
Jane Escueta, Program Director
Ms. Escueta received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Violin Performance from Indiana University. She performs with the Dallas Opera, Fort Worth Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra and Texas Winds.
Diane Mickelson, Administrative Assistant
Ms. Mickelson graduated from Abilene Christian University with a degree in Psychology. She served as a Supervisor of Senior Adult Services for the City of Mesquite Parks and Recreation Department for 22 years.
Catherine Barr, Executive Director Emeritus
Catherine Barr founded Texas Winds Musical Outreach, Inc. in 1985. Ms. Barr graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music with a degree in Music Education. She resides in Dallas, Texas and has performed with the Dallas and Fort Worth Symphonies and the Dallas Opera Orchestra.