2023 TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon
Honoring Gene Jones & Joe Hubach
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Omni Dallas Hotel
Presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Texas Instruments
Elaine Agather & Andy Smith, Co-Chairs
Celebrated annually, the TACA Silver Cup Award recognizes two individuals for their outstanding volunteer leadership and contributions to the arts in North Texas. The TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon serves as a unique opportunity to honor these individuals and gather the region’s civic and cultural leaders, patrons, and volunteers in support of distinguished leadership and volunteerism in the arts.
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2023 TACA Silver Cup Award Honorees
Gene Jones has spent a lifetime in the pursuit of helping others. Under Gene’s enthusiastic direction, the Jones Family has taken a major leadership role in their involvement with The Salvation Army at the local and national levels. She also played a key role in the design and construction of AT&T Stadium in Arlington—the Dallas Cowboys home. Gene’s vision and commitment to the arts are responsible for the Dallas Cowboys Art Collection, which includes 93 paintings, sculptures, and photographs by 63 artists, including 118 specially commissioned pieces: world renowned contemporary at AT&T Stadium and The Star in Frisco.
A dedicated supporter of the arts, Mrs. Jones is a member of the Board of Directors for the Dallas Museum of Art, AT&T Performing Arts Center, and the Texas Cultural Trust Board. Her community service and support also include the Southern Methodist University Board of Trustees; co-chair of the executive board for the Meadows School for the Arts; The Board of Directors for the John G. Tower Center for Political Studies at SMU; George W. Bush Institute Woman’s Initiative Advisory Council; Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Board of Trustees; National Leadership Co-Chair of the Medal of Honor Museum and Monument Project, and an involved member of Sweetheart Ball.
Gene is the mother of three successful children – Stephen, Charlotte and Jerry, Jr. – and the proud grandmother of nine. Gene’s husband, Jerry, has been the owner, president, and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys since 1989.
Joe Hubach is the retired Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Texas Instruments, having worked at TI for more than 30 years. Joe and his wife, Colleen O’Connor, have long been dedicated supporters of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO). Joe has been on the Executive Board of the DSO’s governing association since 2010 and served a four-year term as Chairman of the Board ending in the fall of 2017.
Joe has also served on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Symphony Foundation since 2018. In addition, he serves as a trustee of the Eugene McDermott Foundation, the private foundation based in Dallas established by TI founder Eugene McDermott and his wife Margaret McDermott, which provides critical financial support for arts and culture, education, and general community interests. Joe is also a member of the Executive Board of the Southern Methodist University Meadows School of the Arts.
Thank you to our 2023 sponsors