Crain, John W.

John W. Crain of Dallas is vice-chair of the commission. He serves as chairman of the board of directors of the Summerlee Foundation and is a director of the Bryan Museum. He is past president of the Texas State Historical Association and is one of three life members of the executive committee. Crain is also a former chair of the Dallas County Historical Commission, an advisory director of the Texas State History Museum Foundation, and a director of the Southern Methodist University Clements Center. He also serves as a emeritus member of the Friends of the Governor's Mansion. Crain received a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a master's degree from Texas State University. He also has a certificate in arts management from Harvard University and a certificate in museum management from the University of California at Berkeley.