The Native Plant Society of Texas is governed by a State Board which meets quarterly. The State Board consists of one voting representative from each of the chapters plus officers who are elected by the membership. State Board meetings are open to all members.

  • President Cecil Carter, Denton
  • President-elect Kim Conrow, Crowley
  • VP Administration Kay Jenkins, Tyler
  • VP Advocacy Susan Gregory, Dallas
  • VP Chapter Liaison Michael Eason, Alpine
  • VP Communications Heidi Gigler, Austin
  • VP Education Deedy Wright, New Braunfels
  • VP Environmental Liaison Suzanne Tuttle, Ft Worth
  • VP Finance Martha Peet, Denton
  • Past President Linda Knowles, Houston

Staff members

  • Office Coordinator Pam Middleton
  • Membership Coordinator Hannah Stone
  • Native Landscape Certification Program Coordinator Meg Inglis

Appointed positions and committee chairs

  • Awards Committee Chair Kim Conrow
  • Audit Committee Chair Betsy Farris
  • Bring Back the Monarchs Project Director Carol Clark
  • Botanical Advisor Jason Singhurst
  • Historian Harriet Horton
  • Information Systems Manager Bill Hopkins
  • Librarians Gerin and Dell Hood
  • Magazine Editor Heidi Gigler
  • Membership Committee Chair Kim Conrow
  • Native Landscape Certificate Program Steering Committee Chair Dennis Perz
  • Nominations Committee Chair Linda Knowles
  • Operation NICE! Coordinator Theresa Thomas
  • Planning & Development Committee Chair Dell Hood
  • Symposium Planning Committee Co-Chairs Joan Miller & Pam Middleton
  • Volunteer Coordinator Jane Crone
  • Webmaster Bill Hopkins


The State Board meets on the third Saturday in the months of January, April, July and October unless a different day is announced. The meeting location varies.