Anne Thobae


Anne Thobae is a native Houstonian, Lamar High School graduate, who pursued undergraduate studies in art at the University of Texas at Austin and Trinity University in San Antonio, and received a Master's Degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with graduate studies in Art Therapy.


For over 20 years, Anne has worked in various roles in the not-for-profit sector for organizations that provide the community with quality of life through social services, therapeutic disciplines, the arts, education and the environment. Since 2007, she has been Executive Director of Houston Area Parkinson Society, an organization that provides patient support for individuals and families affected by Parkinson’s disease throughout eight counties in metropolitan Houston.


Committed to community service through volunteerism and board leadership, along with her role on the Board of Directors of Documentary Alliance, Anne currently serves on The Methodist Neurological Institute National Council and the Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson’s Organizations. She lives in Houston with her husband, photographer Michael McKann.