Frisco Arts Board Members are active in the community and strive to support and promote Frisco Arts, the Frisco Discovery Center, and the local arts groups.
Aside from serving as Frisco Arts President, David does Production Management for festivals, theatre, and concerts throughout the DFW area and serves as president of SAGE/Quick Technologies, Inc., a leading service provider of business management tools for the promotional products industry. He received his BFA from the College of Santa Fe.
Nazli attended the Surrey College of Art, England, emphasizing watercolor and ink and she received her certification in Interior Design from the Stautzenberger School of Design in Toledo, Ohio. She continues to be an active volunteer with art and design establishments, including Frisco Arts.
Native Texan, Sue Allen has made Collin County her home for over 20 years. Active in her community, she has served on the Board of Directors for the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, been Formation Chair and President of the Frisco Chapter of ABWA, been named ABWA Business Woman of the Year, became Vice President of Public Relations for Toastmaster International, MetaToasters Chapter and in the summer of 2012, she received Edward Jones' Client Service Excellence Award (scoring as number 20 out of 12,000 offices.)
Korinna Kirchhoff, Secretary
Korinna graduated from UT Austin and now teaches Special Education. Since moving to Dallas in 2006, she has been an active volunteer and participant in the Frisco community, including the promotion of local arts and culture through Frisco Arts.
Dennis joined the Frisco Arts board in January 2012. He was president of the Dallas Repertoire Ballet, worked for IBM for 25 years, and currently is certified as a RE/MAX Real Estate Agent.
Frisco resident Melody Ouyang is a Jiulliard-trained musician with a doctoral degree in Piano Performance. As founder and director of the Music Institute of North Texas, she has a keen passion for promoting the music and arts locally, especially for children.
Throughout the majority of his career, Chris has been involved with managing technology groups for various Fortune 500 companies and has written about technology for different magazines. Currently, when he is not on the job overseeing corporate technology operations for a government contracting firm, he may be playing with a few bands in the Dallas area or serving with Frisco Arts as a way to stay connected with the community.
Sheacy Thompson graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington earning a Master of Arts degree in 2002 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998, both in Political Science. For over 10 years, she has worked as District Director for State Senator Ken Paxton. Prior to that, she worked as an Associate Professor of Government for Collin College, a Government Affairs Officer for KERA 13 and KERA 90.1, and Staff Assistant for former United States Senator Phil Gramm. Sheacy enjoys photography, travelling, culinary arts and spending time with her husband, Chris and their daughters, Kathryn and Audrey.