P.O. Box 398658 Dallas, TX 75339-8658
(214) 371-2937

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Maurine F. Bailey

About the Foundation

Maurine F. Bailey Cultural Foundation
A Non-Profit Organization
Established 501 (c)(3) in 2001
Kingston Ducoeur a.k.a. Carl Mathis Craig,
Founder, CEO & Chairman
David L. Perry, Sr., President and Vice Chairman


To preserve the legacy of excellence of the celebrated music educator Maurine F. Bailey, and to create, develop and sustain educational opportunities in the Arts and Sciences through scholarships, financial assistance and advocacy.

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Bessie Slider-Moody

Chairman of the Board and President

Bessie Slider Moody is a lifelong Dallas resident. Celebrating...

Bunard T. Booty


Bunard Booty attended the Dallas public school system and...

Stanley D. Shepard


Stan Shepard – Presently a Lead Mediator for TRUCE...

Ada L. Williams


Ada L. Williams is a graduate of Dallas Lincoln...

Rev. Joe Patterson

Member of the Board and Chaplain

Rev. Joe Patterson is a graduate of Lincoln High...

Doris Serrell

Member of the Board, Publicity

Dorris Serrel is a Graduate of Lincoln High School...

Joe Louis Atkins

Member of the Board, Education Committee Chairman

Joe L. Atkins graduated from Lincoln High School in...

Lori Ashmore Peters

Vice Chairman and Vice President Fundraising

Lori Ashmore Peters is owner of the Ashmore Law...

Ella Rollins

Member of the Board, Customer Service

Mrs. Rollins is owner and director of Contessa Rol’...

Rev. Clarence Robertson

Member of the Board (Emeritus)

Kevin Craig

Member of the Board

Kirk Prestwood

Member of the Board

Glen J. Katlein

Vice President Finance

As a partner with B2B CFO, Glen Katlein has...

J. Denise Huginnie

Operations Volunteer

Denise Huginnie, Managing Director at Lumos Partners and PlanIt...