Staff & Board

As advocates for the park, members of the Brackenridge Park Conservancy’s Board of Directors play active roles in preserving and enhancing the Park’s natural, historic and recreational resources for the enjoyment of current and future generations. The Board of Advisers of the Brackenridge Park Conservancy brings together stakeholders to address the needs of the park as one voice.

Executive Committee (Voting)

Joseph D. “Joe” Calvert President
Nicolas S. “Nick” Hollis Vice President
Charlotte Slimp Mitchell Secretary
Lukin T. Gilliland, Jr. Treasurer
Lynn Osborne Bobbitt Executive Director

Board of Directors (Voting)

Anthony “Tony” Cantu Mary Alice Cisneros
Lewis F. Fisher Katie G. Harvey
Robin P. Howard William B. “Bill” Kingman
Joe Earl Linson Suzanne Mathews
Ricardo Romo, Ph.D. Robert F. “Bob” Scherer, Ph.D.
Robert R. "Rick" Shaw W. Joe Turner
Leticia Van de Putte
Susan Beavin, Ex Officio President, San Antonio Conservation Society
Xavier D. Urrutia, Ex Officio Director, San Antonio Parks and Recreation Dept.

Advisory Board Members (Non-Voting)

Charles A. Birnbaum, CEO and Founder The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Darryl Byrd Ultrate Consulting LLC
Everett L. Fly Landscape Architect/Architect
Eduardo Parra Parra & Co. LLC
Maria Pfeiffer Historian
Corinna Holt Richter Holt Cat
Ethel T. Runion Community Leader
A.J. Sturm ATKG LLP

Park Stakeholder Advisors (Non-Voting)

Danny J. Anderson, Ph.D. President, Trinity University
Pamela Ball Interim Director, Headwaters at Incarnate Word
Melinda Cerda Interim Executive Director, San Antonio Botanical Garden
Janina Collins Executive Director, Golf San Antonio/First Tee
Stella De La Garza Second Vice President, San Antonio Conservation Society
Gregg Eckhardt Senior Analyst, San Antonio Water System
Thomas Evans, Ph.D. President, University of the Incarnate Word
Caryn Hasslocher Fresh Horizons Creative Catering - Japanese Tea Garden/Jingu House
Marcie Ince Chair, Japanese Tea Garden Committee - San Antonio Parks Foundation
Gemma Kennedy Board Member, River Road Neighborhood Association
Marilyn McCullough Board Member, Tuesday Musical Club
Marise McDermott President/CEO, Witte Museum
Doug McMurry President, San Antonio Parks Foundation
Patrice A. Melancon, P.E., CFM Watershed Engineering Manager, San Antonio River Authority
Daniel Menelly CEO, The Doseum
Vincent L. Michael Executive Director, San Antonio Conservation Society
Kirk Moravits Natural Resource Management Specialist, San Antonio River Authority
Tim Morrow CEO/Executive Director, San Antonio Zoo & Will Smith Zoo School
Aaron Parks Vice President Operations, The DoSeum
Patty Leslie Pasztor Natural Resources Consultant/Author
Morgan Penix Board Member, Mahncke Park Neighborhood Association
Andrew Peterson President/CEO, Municipal Golf Association San Antonio
Patricia Pratchett Board Member, River Road Neighborhood Association
Richard K. Reed President, River Road Neighborhood Association
Suzanne Scott General Manager, San Antonio River Authority
John S. Troy Board President, San Antonio Botanical Center - Landscape Architect
Mary Jane Verette President/CEO, San Antonio Parks Foundation
Taylor Watson President, Mahncke Park Neighborhood Association

Brackenridge Park Conservancy Staff

Doris Jewett Executive Assistant
Dora Ann Verde Certified Public Accountant
Otillia Willis Intern - Trinity University