HILL COUNTRY CONSERVANCY BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Hill Country Conservancy's Board of Directors is a dedicated group of community volunteers who offer diverse skills and resources in support of HCC's mission and programs. The Board of Directors oversees the activities, finances, and overall direction of HCC.

The main responsibilities of Board members are:

  • Endorse, support, and promote the mission and programs of HCC
  • Serve actively on a committee
  • Actively assist in raising funds to ensure the sustainability of the organization
  • Represent HCC at programs and special events
  • Attend regular meetings

HILL COUNTRY CONSERVANCY COMMITTEES


Committees consist of both Board of Directors members and community members with interests or expertise in a specific area. Our current committee descriptions are listed below. If you are interested in serving on a committee, please contact us at info@hillcountryconservancy.org.

AUDIT & FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Audit & Finance Committee works with staff to track HCC's finances, manage investments and contingency reserves, and draft the annual operating budget. Additionally, the committee oversees the annual audit process and presents regular finance updates to the full Board of Directors.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE

The Community Engagement Committee supports the fulfillment of HCC’s strategic plan by ensuring that HCC's recreation, education, and cultural activities on HCC's public spaces and conservation properties are mission-driven, celebrate our community’s diverse and rich culture, cultivate conservation supporters, and provide opportunities to engage with nature. 

GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Governmental Relations Committee is to engage public officials and other decision-makers as needed to help secure funding for HCC and to to work with HCC Staff on issues related to public relations and external communications. 

LAND COMMITTEE

The Land Committee works with HCC staff on the selection, acquisition, and stewardship of land projects. The Land Committee is responsible for working with HCC staff and legal counsel to draft policies relevant to its work and to recommend the adoption of those policies by the Board of Directors.

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The Resource Development Committee works with HCC staff to create, implement, and report on annual fundraising plans; participate in donor stewardship activities; assist Board members with tools and resources to fulfill fundraising responsibilities; and support HCC's major gift fundraising. 

PUBLIC SPACES COMMITTEE

The Public Spaces Committee collaborates with HCC staff on critical planning, design, and construction issues impacting all HCC public spaces (Violet Crown Trail, Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, and Pecan Springs Karst Preserve) in accordance with HCC’s mission and strategic plan.