Board of Directors & Staff

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

Board of Directors

President: Pat Merkord, Conroe
President-elect: Erin Hatchett, Fort Worth
Secretary: Ann Sansone, Dallas
Treasurer: Douglas Neaves, Houston
Jo Ann Collins, Fort WorthSean Fitzgerald, Dallas
Erin Hatchett, Fort Worth
Don Kirchoff, San Antonio
Lan Shen, HoustonTim 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 III, Houston

Staff

Executive Director: Kirsti Harms, Austin (Past President)
Director of Education: Della Barbato, Coastal Region

Advisory Board

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