Telugu Association of North Texas(TANTEX) was formed in 1986 as a non-profit, non-religious organization to

Maintain, preserve and perpetuate the cultural heritage of Telugu speaking people of North Texas.
Assist and promote cultural, educational, social and community affairs of the Telugu speaking people in North Texas.
Foster understanding between the Telugu speaking people and others in the community.

TANTEX is governed by President and an Executive Committee elected from volunteer members for an annual term from January 1st to Dec 31st.