Born in Kansas City, MS, Terre earned advanced degrees in Theater Design at Univ. of Kansas and the Univ. of Georgia. That led to faculty and administrative positions at various Universities including University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Since 1996, he has served as the President and CEO of Wolf Trap Foundation for the performing Arts, the operations partner for America’s only National Park for the Performing Arts. During his time at Wolf Trap, he has created the Face of America series which celebrates the beauty and cultural diversity of our National Parks through the commission of new performance and high definition video, In all, Terre has commissioned more than 70 new works of art during his tenure. He launched Wolf trap’s environmental sustainability initiative – Go Green with Wolf Trap – to make other organization carbon neutral. Jones is the a frequent speaker on arts education and environmental issues, Terre splits his time between Northern VA and Sante Fe NM.