Welcome to our Newest Board Members!

Jordan Macha | January 15, 2021

We’re excited to introduce you to the newest board members of Bayou City Waterkeeper!

 

Phil Beckett, PhD

As CEO of HASA, Phil leads a non-profit community collaborative initiative to enhance access to health and medical care for residents of Central Texas. Trained in biochemistry and agriculture, he is a long-time advocate for environmental health and sustainability. He brings strong collaborative skills to the table to further a holistic vision of healthy and safe communities.

 

 

Lindsay Dofelmier

Currently a Senior Associate with Hogan Lovells, Lindsay has worked on an array of environmental issues in Texas and Colorado. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, she clerked for the Honorable Melinda Harmon in Texas and was a legal fellow for Defenders of Wildlife. Lindsay is a member of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Clear Sky First Nation of Iroquois Confederacy.

 

 

 

 

 

Libby Viera-Bland

Libby is passionate about understanding how the narratives of place differ based on whose voice is prioritized. As a Neighborhood Development Project Manager for Project Row Houses, she is working to build initiatives around affordable housing and supportive services that can contribute to a culture of health. Libby currently serves as board secretary.

 

 

 

As we say hello to new board members, we also want to express gratitude to the amazing leadership and years of service of our previous board members – Joe Liggio, Jen Powis, and Sharron Stewart. Thank you for the vision, passion, and leadership that each of you brought to Bayou City Waterkeeper.

 

📸 credit of Long-Billed Curlew: Gary Seloff