Michael Klein

Michael (Mickey) Klein is engaged in independent oil and gas exploration and production in Midland,Texas. He serves as chair of the Blanton Museum of Art National Leadership Board and the University of Texas Press Advisory Council. He also serves on the development board of The University of Texas at Austin and the board of trustees of The Contemporary Austin. He supports the UT Elementary School as a member of the Development Council capital campaign committee and volunteers regularly in the school’s fourth- and fifth-grade classrooms. Mickey has previously served on the SITE Santa Fe board of directors, as a member on the board of trustees for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC); the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Chinati Foundation (Marfa); the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York City); the Cate School (Carpinteria, California); and as the chair of the board at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Mickey has served on the Austin Community Foundation Board of Governors since 2015.