The Young Texas Artists Competition could not happen without our many loyal volunteers. We can always use your help, and we have good times too! If you’d like to be a part of our awesome team, contact Susie Pokorski at 936-756-7017 or ytasusiep@gmail.comBelow is a list of skills we can use.


  • Awards management
  • Bach, Beethoven & BBQ gala
  • General event management
  • Logistics
  • On-Site registration
  • Party planning
  • Ushering / Vote counting
  • YTA circle programs


  • Advertising / PR
  • Fundraising
  • Public speaking
  • Sales / Customer service
  • Social media
  • Sponsorship development
  • Website maintenance


  • YTA contestant housing
  • Cooking / Baking
  • House concerts
  • Judges’ hospitality
  • Party or meeting at my home
  • Sponsor care team


  • Bookkeeping
  • Data management
  • Grant writing
  • Legal issues
  • Mailing list maintenance
  • Research


  • YTA general assistance
  • Computer skills
  • Running errands
  • Secretarial / Office skills
  • Telephone committee


  • Archives / Scrapbook
  • Floral arranging
  • Graphic design
  • Photography
  • Sign making

YTA 2017 Committee

Shana and Tim Arthur
Elena Bakina
Emelyne Bingham
Henry & Betty Blott
Nola Boughton
Pat Bourgeois
Helen Burwell
Charles Chester
Alice Coker
Ida DeRan
Laurie Devereaux
Sue Downey
Annette and Mike Ferrell
Susan Fitts
Carol Fletcher
Marion Gerhart
Terry Giles
Jamie Glass
Marge and Steve Hayward
Lana Hazlett

Lyn & Carl Howard
Georgia Husbands
Suzanne and David Hwa
Lu Anne Johns
Alicia Johnson
Garlaine & Emmett Kelly
Barbara Landry
Ann Lee
Myra & Ron Liston
Tina Lockhart
Peggie Miller
Ed Mogee
Phyllis Molnar
Sue Moorhead
Glenn & Joyce Musselman
Beverly Pichon
Susie Pokorski
Jim Pokorski
Shirley & Lee Pruitt
Suzanne Ray

Ann Marie Ricci
Linda Robbins
Barb Sadler
Mimi Sadler
Millie Scott
Tami Smith
Annette Spikes
Jaunita Stanley
Sandra and Jerry Streater
Leslie Taylor
Marty Taylor
Toma Sue Thomas
Mary Margaret Thompson
John and Gaby Tryon
Sharon Tuttle
Mary Wagers
Bonnie Wilkinson
John Wood
Angell Wright
Loren Zawodny

YTA Volunteers