Board & Staff

Big Bend Conservancy is governed by a Board of Directors that reside across Texas and in Washington DC.  The Board decides the organization's priorities for funding, projects and partnerships in partnership with Park staff.

2016-2017 Board of Directors
Ann Kovich - President, Ft. Worth
Dennis Kearns - President-Elect, Austin
George Easterly - Treasurer, Houston
Paul Nugent - Vice President of Development, Houston
Gene Fisseler - Vice President of Membership, Houston
Brenda Steuer - Vice President of Communications, Houston
Joe Tooley - Secretary, Rockwall

Matthew Bell, San Antonio
Kris Fischer, Cottonwood Shores and Terlingua
Elizabeth Friedman, San Antonio
Pam Hall, San Antonio
Joan Hicks, Ft. Worth
Chris Holmes, Waco
Helen Johnson, Austin
Don Lewis, Waco
William McGovern, Waco
Dennis Prescott, Washington DC
Patrick Reinhart, Austin
Truett Roberts, Ft. Worth
Ron Sommers, Marfa and Houston
Chris Thompson, Odessa

In addition to the Board of Directors, the Conservancy employs two staff members.  Please email or call staff if you have questions about your membership or would like to make a donation.

Courtney Lyons-Garcia
Executive Director
512-529-1149
director@bigbendconservancy.org

Arlene Griffis
Membership Coordinator
432-207-2202
membership@bigbendconservancy.org

 

Support Us

 

Memorials & Honoraria

Memorials & Honoraria

Remember your loved ones with a gift in their memory or honor. These gifts support our mission for both Park units.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Provide a legacy for future generations and improve a place of distinction through planned giving.

Membership

Membership

Starting at $50/year, memberships help the Conservancy with funds to support our mission.

License Plates

License Plates

Over $600,000 has been provided to the Park by license plate holders.