Eager for another year of community engagement, Keep Texas Beautiful, a statewide environmental non-profit organization, announced its selections for a new Board President and board members at its 44th Annual Conference in Austin.
One of those new members is Terri Rickets of McKinney. She works as Public Affairs Manager for IESI’s Texas Region. In addition to the KTB Board, Terri currently serves on the Texas Association of Business’ Board of Directors and the Northern Collin County Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors. She is excited to lend her non-profit management experience to KTB.
At the June 23rd Annual Meeting, Stan Weik, City Manager of San Saba, was named Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) President for 2011-2012. In the past, Stan served as Chair of KTB’s Youth Task Force and received numerous awards for his exceptional volunteer efforts, including Keep America Beautiful’s Iron Eyes Cody Award in 2000, the highest honor Keep America Beautiful bestows on a male volunteer.
In addition to Weik, the Board welcomed six new members. Luisa Casso of Austin is the Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Coca-Cola Refreshments and formerly served as Board Chair for Lovelace Medical Center’s Governing Board. Luisa is eager to participate in strategic future planning for Keep Texas Beautiful.
Maggie Hernandez of San Antonio is an Environmental Project Leader for H-E-B. Maggie has served on the Board of Keep San Antonio Beautiful since 2006, and is the acting Recycling Chair for United Way’s Feast of Sharing. She is passionate about promoting recycling and community cleanups.
Clint Schelbitzki of Fort Worth is Union Pacific Railroad’s Director of Public Affairs. He actively volunteers with Fort Worth’s Habitat for Humanity and shares with KTB his expertise in public relations and partnership development.
Irving’s Joan U’ilani Meeks acts as Partner and Chief Marketing Officer for EWaste Disposal. Joan has served on the Board of Directors for North Texas United States Green Building Council, and has extensive experience in fundraising and partnership development in the non-profit sector.
Johnny Womack of Midland works for the City of Midland as their Superintendent of Water and Waste Water Operations. Johnny has volunteered with Keep Midland Beautiful for over ten years and serves as a Chairperson for the non-profit education organization Leadership Midland. Johnny is passionate about water conservation and recycling, and has extensive experience in the area of City Government.