Longview bank executive named to state arts commission
By Staff Reports
Feb. 9, 2018 at 9:10 a.m.
Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Texas Bank and Trust Executive Vice President and Marshall resident Karen Partee to the Texas Commission on the Arts for a term set to expire Aug. 31, 2019.
Partee was one of five appointments and reappointments to the commission made this week by Abbott.
She is past president and a sustaining member of the Junior League of Longview and a member of the Institute of Certified Bankers, Longview Regional Medical Center's Women's Advisory Council and the Longview Ballet Advisory Board.
The commission fosters the development of a receptive climate for the arts that will culturally enrich and benefit residents in their daily lives and helps attract outstanding artists to the state, according to the governor's office.