Nancy Painter Paup manages and directs business, real estate, and ranching interests in Texas. In 2013, she was appointed to the Board of Regents of Texas Woman's University (TWU), the largest public university primarily for women in the United States, and elected Vice-Chair in 2018. A member of The Philosophical Society of Texas, she currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) and the Executive Advisory Committee of The Handbook of Texas Women. She served on the Board of Trustees at Schreiner University and the Advisory Board of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M University. She has both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from TWU, along with post-graduate work in development and leadership. She has raised funds for the arts, higher education, and historical preservation. She spearheaded the membership and corporate development programs at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, was involved with the recent completion of a $50M capital campaign at Schreiner University, and was co-chair of a previous state-wide campaign for TSHA. She and her husband, Ted, have two daughters and five grandchildren.