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Staff

Andrew Sansom
Andrew Sansom, PhD
Executive Director
Professor of Practice
Department of Geography
(512) 245-9201
as22@txstate.edu
Robert Mace
Robert Mace, PhD
Deputy Executive Director
Professor of Practice Department of Geography
(512) 245-6021
rem142@txstate.edu
Emily Warren
Emily R. Warren, M.S.E.S., M.P.A.
Associate Director
(512) 245-4476
ea16@txstate.edu
Thomas B. Hardy
Thomas B. Hardy, PhD
Chief Science Officer
Meadows Endowed Professor in Environmental Flows
Department of Biology
(512) 245-6729
Thom.Hardy@txstate.edu
Timothy Loftus
Timothy Loftus, PhD
Chief Conservation Officer
Meadows Endowed Professor in Water Conservation
Department of Geography
(512) 245-7456
t_l126@txstate.edu
Rob Dussler
Rob Dussler, PhD
Chief Education Officer
(512) 245-6151
robdussler@txstate.edu

Business Office

Claudia Campos
Claudia Campos, B.S.
Grant Secretary
Business Office
M/W/F: (512) 245-9201
T/TH:(512) 245-7424
cdc114@txstate.edu
Sharla Gutierrez
Sharla Gutierrez
Business Manager
Business Office
(512) 245-6060
sharla@txstate.edu
Susan Hankins
Susan Hankins, B.S.
Admin & Event Coordinator
Texas Aquatic Science Facilitator
Business Office
(512) 245-4490
susanhankins@txstate.edu
Synthia Tuma
Synthia Tuma, B.A.
Procurement Specialist
Business Office
(512) 245-7420
synthia@txstate.edu
Erica Meier
Erica Meier, M.S.
Administrative Assistant II
Business Office
(512) 245-7550
em1161@txstate.edu

Meadows Staff

Nick Dornack
Nick Dornak, M.S.
Watershed Services Program Coordinator
Cell: (512) 213-7389
Work: (512) 245-6697
dnd38@txstate.edu
Taylor Heard
Taylor Heard, B.S.
Diving Coordinator
(512) 245-7541
divecoordinator@txstate.edu
Tom Heard
Tom Heard, M.S.
Research Associate
Fish Biologist
(512) 245-3553
th39@txstate.edu
Laura Hinson
Laura Mae Hinson, B.S.
Research Associate
(512) 245-3553
lmh137@txstate.edu
Anna Huff
Anna Huff, B.S.
Communications Manager
(512) 245-8775
alh4@txstate.edu
Michael Jones
Michael Jones, B.S.
Water Resource Specialist
Texas Stream Team
(512) 245-1346
mj1226@txstate.edu
Sharlene Leurig
Sharlene Leurig, M.C.P.
Texas Environmental Flows Initiative Project Director
eFlows@txstate.edu
Meagan Lobban
Meagan Lobban, B.S.
Education Coordinator
Spring Lake Education Program
(512) 245-7560
ml1233@txstate.edu
Sam Massey
Sam Massey
Glass-bottom Boats Manager
Spring Lake Education Program
(512) 245-7590
sm77@txstate.edu
Sonja Mlenar
Sonja Mlenar, M.S.
Education Manager
Spring Lake Education Program
(512) 245-7561
sm56@txstate.edu
Laura Parchman
Laura Parchman, B.A.
GIS and Data Management Associate
(512) 245-3461
lp1140@txstate.edu
Ryan Spencer
Ryan Spencer, M.A.Geo
Research Coordinator
Cell: (817) 907-0626
Work: (512) 245-6697
rs1308@txstate.edu
Miranda Wait, B.S.
Miranda Wait, B.S.
Community and Research Manager
Spring Lake Education Program
(512) 245-7557
mw1220@txstate.edu
Jenna Walker
Jenna Walker, M.A.Geo
Program Coordinator
Texas Stream Team
(512) 245-9148
jj1433@txstate.edu
Aaron Wallendorf
Aaron Wallendorf
Lake Manager
Spring Lake
(512) 245-7530
aw33@txstate.edu
Rachel Williams
Rachel Williams
Research Associate
Biology Field Lab
(512) 245-3553
rw1293@txstate.edu

Meadows Fellows

Mike Abbott
Mike Abbott, PhD
Fellow of the Meadows Center
ma01@txstate.edu
James Dodson
James Dodson, M.P.A
Principal/Consultant
GroundswellTX, Water and Coastal Resources Management
jdodson27@gmail.com
Frederick 'Fritz' Hanselmann
Frederick 'Fritz' Hanselmann, PhD, M.P.A.
Lecturer and Director Underwater Archaeology and Exploration program
fhanselmann@rsmas.miami.edu
Tom Hegemier
Tom Hegemier, PE, D.WRE, CFM
Senior Project Manager
Doucet and Associates
thegemier@doucetengineers.com
Chris Horrell
Chris Horrell, PhD
Research Associate
maritimearch@gmail.com
Meredith Miller
Meredith Miller, M.S.
Director, William R. Sinkin Eco Centro
mmiller280@alamo.edu
Warren Pulich, Jr.
Warren Pulich, Jr., PhD
Coastal Ecologist
wp10@txstate.edu
Walter Rast
Walter Rast, PhD
Director
International Watershed Studies
(512) 245-7424
wr10@txstate.edu
Rudolph Rosen
Rudolph Rosen, PhD
Director
Insitute for Water Resources Science and Technology
(512) 671-0054
Rudy.Rosen@tamusa.edu
Douglas A. Wierman
Douglas A. Wierman, P.G.
President Blue Creek Consulting, LLC
dawierman@aol.com
Carlos Rubinstein
Carlos Rubinstein
Principal
RSAH2O, LLC
Shane Townsend
Shane Townsend, M.U.R.P.
Foreign Service Officer
Office of Agricultural Affairs (USDA), U.S. Embassy – Nairobi
TownsendJShane@gmail.com
Todd Votteler
Todd Votteler, Ph.D
President
Collaborative Water Resolution, LLC
(512) 970-9840
votteler@waterdisputes.org

Students, Interns & Graduate Research Assistants

Aiko Amano
Aiko Amano
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Psalm Baradi
Psalm Baradi
Visitor’s Center and Special Events Assistant
Education
(512) 245-7590
Tiara Benedetto
Tiara Benedetto
Visitor’s Center Assistant and Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Jennifer Berrong
Jennifer Berrong
Visitor’s Center and Assistant Buyer
Education
(512) 245-7590
jrb273@txstate.edu
Allison Bigler
Allison Bigler
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Avery Blanchard
Avery Blanchard
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Nick Breaux
Nick Breaux
Student Worker
Biology Field Lab
(512) 245-3553
nab49@txstate.edu
Dustin Burns
Dustin Burns
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Shelby Chester
Shelby Chester
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Tyrell Choice
Tyrell Choice
Student Admin Assistant
(512) 245-7550
tsc45@txstate.edu
Christopher Crain
Christopher Crain
Environmental Interpreter and Aquarium Technician
Education
(512) 245-7590
Leah Cuddeback
Leah Cuddeback
Shift Manager and Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Raul De La Paz
Raul De La Paz
Visitor’s Center Assistant
Education
(512) 245-7590
Corey Dockery
Corey Dockery
Communications Specialist
(512) 245-8775
cmd155@txstate.edu
Ben Friou
Ben Friou
Shift Manager, Environmental Interpreter and Aquarium Technician
Education
(512) 245-7590
Collin Garoutte
Collin Garoutte
Student Worker
Biology Field Lab
(512) 245-3553
cjg115@txstate.edu
Nicolle Garza
Nicolle Garza
Visitor’s Center Assistant & Assistant Educational Tour Coordinator
Education
(512) 245-7590
Jaime Gordon
Jaime Gordon
Grant Assistant
(512) 245-9200
jpg120@txstate.edu
Devan Green
Devan Green
Student Worker
Texas Stream Team
(512) 245-1346
dmg114@txstate.edu
Stacey Haddad
Stacey Haddad
Grant Tech I
Texas Stream Team
(512) 245-1346
sh1599@txstate.edu
Folee Hall
Folee Hall
Public Relations Intern
Education
(512) 245-7590
fah19@txstate.edu
Caleb Henderson
Caleb Henderson
Aquatic Maintenance Worker
(512) 245-7530
cah241@txstate.edu
Beverly Holt
Beverly Holt
Environmental Interpreter and Visitor’s Center Assistant
Education
(512) 245-7590
Hannah Hopkins
Hannah Hopkins
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Krystal Hurtado
Krystal Hurtado
Retail Assistant
Education
(512) 245-7590
k_h314@txstate.edu
Kristian Iturralde
Kristian Iturralde
Environmental Interpreter and Visitor’s Center Assistant
Education
(512) 245-7590
Travis James
Travis James
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Anna Keyser
Anna Keyser
Visitors Center and Outreach Assistant
(512) 245-7590
alk93@txstate.edu
Clayton Kilngberg
Clayton Klingberg
Aquarium Supervisor, Shift Manager and Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Olivia LaGrone
Olivia LaGrone
Community Outreach Events/Artist
(512) 245-7590
oll9@txstate.edu
Logan Leedham
Logan Leedham
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Jack Littlefield
Jack Littlefield
Student Worker
Biology Field Lab
(512) 245-3553
jbl82@txstate.edu
Payton McNamara
Payton McNamara
Student Worker
Admin Assistant
(512) 245-9201
pbm22@txstate.edu
Frederick Mierow
Frederick Mierow
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Jaime Moreno
Jaime Moreno
Grant Technician II
(512) 245-1346
jpm114@txstate.edu
Aspen Navarro
Aspen Navarro
Graduate Research Assistant for Associate Director
(512) 245-1344
a_n51@txstate.edu
Alexander Neal
Alexander Neal
Grant Tech II
Texas Stream Team
(512) 245-1346
aln48@txstate.edu
Pearl Olaedo Nzeogu
Pearl Olaedo Nzeogu
Student Worker
Research Assistant
pon3@txstate.edu
Rachel Phillips
Rachel Phillips
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Emily Pollard
Emily Pollard
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Aaron Raper
Aaron Raper
Student Worker
Research Assistant
abr25@txstate.edu
Christopher Riggins
Christopher Riggins
Student Worker
Biology Field Lab
(512) 245-3553
clr165@txstate.edu
Jasmine Rivera
Jasmine Rivera
Accounting and Admin Assistant
Education
(512) 245-7590
j_r674@txstate.edu
Jessica Rivera
Jessica Rivera
Retail Assistant
Education
(512) 245-7590
jhr65@txstate.edu
Yeyetzi Rodriguez
Yeyetzi Rodriguez
Student Worker
Biology Field Lab
(512) 245-3553
y_r59@txstate.edu
Kevin Rubio
Kevin Rubio
Student Worker
Biology Field Lab
(512) 245-3553
ker85@txstate.edu
George Sanchez
George Sanchez
Student Research Assistant
Texas Stream Team
(512) 245-1346
g_s274@txstate.edu
Ty Stonecipher
Ty Stonecipher
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Lesley Svahn
Lesley Svahn
Communications Assistant
(512) 245-8775
l_svahn@txstate.edu
William Grayson Terry
William Grayson Terry
Aquatic Maintenance Worker
(512) 245-7530
wgt5@txstate.edu
Diego Torres Martinez
Diego Torres Martinez
Student Worker
Biology Field Lab
(512) 245-3553
d_t154@txstate.edu
Mark Vavra
Mark Vavra
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
Valerie Villarreal
Valerie Villarreal
Outreach and Communication Specialist
Texas Stream Team
(512) 245-9148
vv1063@txstate.edu
Carlos Weeber
Carlos Weeber
Student Worker
Research Assistant
c_w268@txstate.edu
Kayla Weirich
Kayla Weirich
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7590
kmw173@txstate.edu
Bryson Williams
Bryson Williams
Graphic Design Intern
b_w107@txstate.edu
(512) 245-8775
Noel Williams
Noel Williams
Environmental Interpreter & Photographer
Education
(512) 245-7540
Amanda Wood
Amanda Wood
Environmental Interpreter & Assistant Educational Tour Coordinator
Education
(512) 245-7590
Allyson Wynn
Allyson Wynn
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7540
Kimberly Yax
Kimberly Yax
Environmental Interpreter
Education
(512) 245-7540