2017-2018 TAS Board of Directors

Immediate Past President
Neil Gray
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, TX
903-566-7206
[email protected]

President
Keith H. Pannell
Department of Chemistry
University of Texas El Paso
Phone:  915-747-5796
[email protected]

President Elect
Alyx Frantzen
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Stephen F. Austin State UniversityPhone: 936.468.2338

Vice President
Shannon Hill
Department of Biology
McLennan Community College
1400 College Drive
Waco, TX 76708
Phone: 254-299-8188[email protected]

Treasurer
Kathleen Wood
Department of Biology
Univ. of Mary Hardin-Baylor
UMHB Station Box 8432
Belton, TX 76513
Phone: 254-295-4214
[email protected]

Coll. Acad. Counselor
Cathleen Early
Department of Biology
Univ. of Mary Hardin-Baylor
UMHB Station Box 8432
Belton, TX 76513
Phone: 254-295-5041
[email protected]

Coll. Acad. Co-Counselor
Karen Grant
Department of Biology
Univ. of Mary Hardin-Baylor
UMHB Station Box 8432
Belton, TX 76513
Phone: 254-295-4147
[email protected]

Chair, Board of Dev.
Raelynn Deaton
St. Edward's University
3001 S. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704
Phone:  512-416-5841
[email protected]

2018-2020 Student Representative
Zuberi Ashraf
Department of Biology

Texas A&M University-Central Texas 
Killeen, TX 76549
[email protected]

2017 Student Representative
Devin Garcia
Department of Biology
Temple College
Temple, TX 76504
[email protected]

Executive Secretary
Chris Ritzi
Box C-64, Department of Biology, Geology, & Physical Sciences
Sul Ross State University
Alpine, TX 79832

Corresponding Secretary
Marsha E. May
Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept.
Wildlife Diversity Program
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 512-389-8062
[email protected]

2018 Local Host
Tom Ready
Department of Chemistry
Midland College
Midland, TX
Phone: 432-685-6748
[email protected]

2019 Local Host
Craig Younce
Department of Biological Sciences
Howard Payne University
Brownwood, TX 76801  
Phone: 325-649-8141
[email protected]

Coordinator of Information Technology
Ricardo Bernal 
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Univ. of Texas at El Paso
500 West University Ave
El Paso, TX 79968
Phone: 915-747-6918
[email protected]

Graduate Academy Counselor  

Travis LaDuc
Curator of Herpetology
Biodiversity Collections
Department of Integrative Biology
University of Texas at Austin
10100 N. Burnet Road
PRC 176/R4000
Austin, TX 78758-4445
512-475-6339
[email protected]

Managing Editor of  TJS
Andrew C. Kasner  
Wayland Baptist University
1900 West 7th Street -CMB 1285
Plainview, Texas  79072
Phone: 806-291-1117
[email protected]

AAAS Representative
Sandra West Moody
Department of Biology
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX 78666-4616
Phone: 512-245-3360
[email protected]

AAAS  Representative
James Westgate
Department of Earth & Space Sciences
Lamar University
P.O. Box 10031
Beaumont, TX 77710
Phone:  409-880-7970
[email protected]

2018-2021 Academic Director 
David E. Lemke 
Department of Biology
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone:  512-245-3364
[email protected] 

Manuscript Editor of TJS
Allan Nelson
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, TX 76402
Phone:  254-968-9158
[email protected]

Junior Academy Counselor
Vince Schielack
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX  77843
Phone: 979-845-7554
[email protected]

Jr. Academy Assoc Couns.
Nancy Magnussen
College of Science
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843
Phone: 979-845-5587
[email protected]

2018-2021 Non-Academic Director   
June E. Wolfe III
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center
Temple, Texas 
Phone: 254.774.6016 
[email protected] 

Historian, TX Academy of Science
Raymond C. Mathews, Jr.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
6729 Poncha Pass
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 512-619-5462
[email protected]

Int’l Program Coordinator

Hugo A. Barrera-Saldaña
School of Medicine, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, México
[email protected]
+52 (818) 329-4172 (UANL)
+52 (818) 123-8249 (Vitagenesis)