2018 Board of Directors

Mark Klein, Chairman
Darryl Anderson, Vice-Chairman
Christopher Patton, Treasurer
Paige Navarro, Secretary
Foster Carter, Chairman Emeritus
Kevin Bartol
Stephen E. Gast
J. Tynan (Ty) Kelly
Jocelyn Kerr

2018 Advisory Board of Directors

David Poteet
Katharyn Reiser
Fred Smeins
Carter Smith
William T. Snypes
Roger A. Soape
Maryann Young

William J. Anderson, Jr.
Fred Collins
Jim Gregory
Bob Honig
John Jacob
Thomas R. Kelsey
Hardy Murchison
Lynn Paulsen

KPC Staff

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Mary Anne Piacentini

President and CEO

Email Mary Anne

Phone: 713-523-6135 ext 4003

Wesley Newman

Conservation Director

Email Wesley

Phone: 713-523-6135 ext 4007


Elisa Donovan

Vice President and General Counsel 

Email Elisa

Phone: 713-523-6135 ext 4004

Ryan Middleton

Stewardship Manager

Email Ryan

Phone: 713-523-6135 ext 4008

Ali Dodson

Advancement Director

Email Ali

Phone: 713-523-6135 ext 4012


Morgan Maples

Marketing and Development Associate

Email Morgan

Phone: 713-523-6135 ext 4005

Warren Ranch Staff

The Warren Ranch is hiring for the Ranch Manager position. Click here for more information.

Part-time Staff and Interns

  • Cynthia Cedeño, Accounting. Email Cynthia. Phone: 713-523-6135 ext 4011

  • Allen Brymer, Conservation Stewardship Program Manager. Email Allen. Phone: 713-523-6135 ext 4009

  • Lan Shen, Seed Collection Manager & Great Grow Out Coordinator. Email Lan. Phone: 713-523-6135 ext 4014

  • Ilsi Bazaldua, Project Assistant. Email Ilsi