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Tom Luce and Margaret Spellings

Texas 2036

Longtime Dallas attorney and civic leader Tom Luce is the Founder of Texas 2036 and sits on the Board of Directors.

Margaret Spellings, a former U.S. Secretary of Education, is President and CEO of Texas 2036.

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A conversation began at TribFest. Let’s keep it going.

A number of folks approached us during the recent Texas Tribune Festival and asked, “What is Texas 2036 all about?”

It’s exactly the question we were hoping to hear. We explained that Texas 2036 is a nonprofit organization building statewide support for sustained, data-driven planning efforts. We are focused on the challenges and opportunities our state faces as it prepares for its bicentennial in 17 years — and the 10 million more people who will call Texas home by then.