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Meet the Board of Directors

Linda Fawcett is a recent retiree now living full time with her brother Tommy at her ranch 10 miles west of Junction on the North Llano. Her parents (John and Flreine Fawcett) purchased the ranch in 1960., Fawcett taught for 40-years at Hardin-Simmons University teaching mostly Painting, Drawing, Illustration, and Art History before retiring as Professor of Art Emerita. Fawcett is a Master Gardener with special interests in rainwater collection.

Fawcett serves on the board of LRWA because she believes that WATER and care of our rivers and aquifers are major concerns of our present era.


Linda Fawcett


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Vise President

Andrew Burnard


Melissa is a native Texan who moved to Kimble County with her husband Andrew in 2015. She has degrees from Howard Payne University and Baylor, and has been working as an employee for the government for 25 years. Melissa lives with Andrew on the North Llano River, where they have chickens, quail, dogs, cats, and an expanding vegetable garden. The are both active in river conservation and clean-up efforts within the Llano river watershed.


Melissa Burnard
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Glen Coleman

Glen grew up on the South Llano River and graduated from Junction ISD in 1987.  After getting his degree from The University of Texas, he remained in the area and became active on issues centering around water, water conservation, housing and transpor- tation. He served on several bond committees, on The City of Austin’s Water & Wastewater Commission and was a policy aide to the Austin City Council. He was on the board of the Texas Riparian Association and active in water supply issues along the Texas Colorado River. In 2013 he founded South Llano Strategies to assist in the creation of zoning and entitlement for more abundant housing in central Texas and still serves in that capacity. He is the co-founder of Evolve Austin, a non-profit dedicated to opposing urban sprawl and the creation of more equitable housing policy. Glen now offices in his hometown where he also runs a bed and breakfast, Cupgrass Cabins. He has a daughter Ellie Coleman, and an Australian Shepard, Koda. 

Board Member

Alex Aboytes
Glen Coleman
Nol Dear

Art Mudge
Richard Taylor
Steve Totten

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