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To promote and enhance historical, cultural, and educational activities within the Mitte Cultural District, to encourage cultural and educational attraction through cooperation and programming.


Executive Board of Directors


Felipe Peña

Children’s Museum of Brownsville


Tara Putegnat

Historic Museum, Old City Cemetery Center & Laureles House


Veronica Rosenbaum

Farmers Market

Vice Chair

Dillon Vanderford



Board of Directors

Belinda Ochoa

Cummings Middle School (BISD)

Dyanira Ramirez

Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts

Karen Ray

Costumes of the Americas

Roy De Los Santos

Sombrero Festival

Chris Ikner

Camille Playhouse

Grace Salinas

County Courthouse

Mariano Ayala

Brownsville Convention and Visitors Bureau

Yolanda Perez

Ringgold Civic Pavilion

Damaris McGlore

Linear Park, Washington Park

Graham Sevier

7th & Park

Mellena Conner

Holiday Village

David Merrill

Dean Porter Park Renovation

Karen Ballard

Federal Court House

Pat Berchfield

Gladys Porter Zoo

Get Involved


If you are interested in a future with Mitte Cultural District, please complete the appropriate application below and email it to XXX. Please also include your resume. Your information will be passed to the respective department for review.

Volunteer & Internship

The great work of many of the organizations from Mitte Cultural District is made possible through volunteer support. If you would like to contribute, become a volunteer or intern and support our Brownsville community.


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