Officers, Board of Directors & Staff

NPAT’s Board of Directors took a hike on Lawther-Deer Park Prairie soon after it was purchased.

Officers

President: Pat Merkord, Conroe
President-elect: Lan Shen, Houston
Secretary: Ann Sansone, Dallas
Treasurer: Douglas Neaves, Houston

Board of Directors

Erin Hatchett, Fort Worth
Don Kirchoff, San Antonio
Tim Siegmund, College Station 
Jason Singhurst, Austin
Forrest Smith, Austin, Kingsville
Jason Spangler, Austin (Past President, Past Treasurer)
Michelle Villafranca, Fort Worth
Matt Wagner, Austin
Wallace Ward, Houston

Staff

Executive Director: Kirsti Harms, Austin (Past President)
Director of Education: Della Barbato, Lawther-Deer Park Prairie
Office Administrators: Patricia Rinn, Chris Ritecz

Advisory Board

Scientific Advisor: Dr. Fred Smeins
Clair Burleson
Mickey Burleson
B.F. Hicks
Bob O’Kennon
David Todd
Carolyn Vogel
Matt White