About Us

The Edwards Aquifer Conservancy (EAC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization set up exclusively for the benefit of the Edwards Aquifer Authority, a regional water management agency whose mission is to manage, enhance and protect the Edwards Aquifer. Funds raised by the EAC enhance the resources available for programs and initiatives, such as public education and information outreach, the pursuit of critical scientific field research, ongoing conservation efforts, and hazardous materials training in the Edwards Aquifer region, to name a few.

The EAC has a seven-member Board of Directors composed of members from the Edwards Aquifer Authority’s Board of Directors. They include:

  • Ron Ellis, President
  • Benjamin Youngblood III, Vice-President
  • Enrique Valdivia, Secretary
  • Luana Buckner, Treasurer
  • Michael De La Garza, Executive Director
  • Don Laffere
  • Pat Stroka
  • Byron Miller
  • Rachel Allyn Sanborn