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Keynote by Luci Baines Johnson

Luci Baines Johnson, the younger daughter of Lady Bird and Lyndon Baines Johnson, is the Founder and Limited Partner of LBJ Family Wealth Advisors, Ltd., a multi-family office managing and helping transition family wealth from one generation to the next. Ms. Johnson is also founder of BusinesSuites, a nationwide office business service center.

A graduate of St. Edwards University with numerous honors, Ms. Johnson is a Trustee Emeritus of Boston University, Seton Medical Center's Foundation and Dell Children's Medical Foundation. She currently serves on the board of The LBJ Foundation, The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, SafePlace and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Ms. Johnson's most precious career is her family. She is married to Ian Turpin and has four grown children, Lyndon, Nicole, Rebekah, and Claudia; one stepson, Stuart; and 13 treasured grandchildren.

Introduction by Christy Carpenter

f Christy Carpenter, a sixth generation Texan, is the daughter of First Lady Lady Bird Johnson's former chief of staff and press secretary Liz Carpenter and journalist Leslie Carpenter. Christy has had a varied career as an early pioneer in interactive services, public relations, marketing and non-profit management. Currently, she serves as an independent management consultant providing clients with strategic planning and other services.

Until recently, she was CEO of the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute in Arkansas and just prior was the executive vice president and COO of the Paley Center for Media in New York and Los Angeles for eight years. Her career also encompasses senior executive positions at the Wine Institute, the State Bar of California, Prodigy, and Warner Communications.

She was twice elected vice chair of the Corporation of Public Broadcasting after being appointed by President Clinton in 1998. In 2010, Christy was named to the Executive Committee of the Center for Global Engagement Chaired by former Presidential Cabinet members Condi Rice and William Perry.

A lawyer by training, she served as a law clerk to former Supreme Court Justice Tom Clark and is a graduate of Brown University and the American University Law School.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Below are the sponsorship opportunities that are available. Each offers a variety of benefits, including admittance to the VIP reception:Spring 2013 CPPPS Fundraiser Sponsors

Platinum-$10,000 Platinum - $10,000: two reserved priority tables of 10 (20), access for twenty (20) to VIP reception
Platinum-$10,000 Gold - $5,000:
one reserved priority table of (10), access for ten (10) to VIP reception
Platinum-$10,000 Silver - $2,500: a table with five (5) reserved seats, access for five (5) to VIP reception
Platinum-$10,000 Bronze - $1,000: a table with two (2) reserved seats, access for two (2) to VIP reception

All sponsors will receive acknowledgments in printed/web promotional materials relating to the fundraising luncheon.

2014 CPPPS Sponsorship Registration

Mail-in registration:

1. Print, complete, and mail-in: Sponsorship Form (2 page PDF)

2. After registering, complete and fax in your sponsor guest list: Platinum Level | Gold Level | Silver Level | Bronze Level

Online registration:

1. Make payment using Paypal (see below)

2. Please fill out the appropriate online sponsorship form: Platinum Level | Gold Level | Silver Level | Bronze Level

Note: Online registration forms include identifying luncheon and VIP guests. If you do not have names for all of your guests at the time you register online, you can email that information to Maxine Kaplan at a later date.

Sponsorship Payment

Pay online:

Pay by check:

Sponsorship Levels

Please make checks payable to:
Austin Community College Center for Public Policy and Political Studies. Please add "May 7 Fundraiser" to the memo.

Please send to:
ACC Service Center
Cashier's Office
9101 Tuscany Way, Austin, TX 78754

Note: If you will not be attending the May 7 fundraiser, but are interested in making a general donation, visit our Support Us page.


Please forward b/w and color logos, in the form of a high-res (300 dpi) jpeg, tiff or pdf, by noon Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in order to be included on the sponsor board. Please send to mkaplan@austincc.edu

Questions? Regarding receipt of sponsor form, payment & general luncheon/promotional inquiries, please contact Maxine Kaplan at 512.223.7050 or mkaplan@austincc.edu.

Your sponsorship helps to create strong families, a strong community college, and a strong Texas

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