Board & Staff

Big Bend Conservancy is governed by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors that reside across Texas.  The Board decides the organization's priorities for funding, projects and partnerships in collaboration with park staff. 
This diverse group has collectively served on multiple boards across the state, have visited the park for decades and bring a determined focus to creating a legacy of fundraising for Big Bend.

2022 Board of Directors
Chris Holmes – President, Waco
Jose Gaona - Vice President of Communications, Midland
Pam Hall - Vice President of Development, San Antonio
Thomas Britt  - Vice President of Membership, Houston
Kris Fischer - Vice President of Board Development, Arp and Terlingua
Joan Hicks   - Treasurer, Port Orange, FL
Truett Roberts - Secretary, Dallas
Brenda Steuer - Past President, Houston

Isaac Albarado, Austin
Amanda Billings, Dallas
Thomas Britt, Houston
Carol Considine, Dallas
Billy Hassell, Fort Worth
Carol Latimer, Houston
Ron Sommers, Marfa and Houston
Ross Taylor, Austin
Leo Tynan, Fredericksburg
Pat Long Weaver, Midland
Trey Hermann, Fredericksburg
John Morlock, Fort Davis and Terlingua

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.

Loren Riemer
Executive Director & CEO
512-529-1149
director@bigbendconservancy.org