Karen-Anne King is vice-president for summer camp at the Texas Lion’s Camp. She says she runs a traditional summer camp for children.
Retired Major General Rob Walter is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Military Affairs at Schreiner University. He says that involves working with the Institute’s Director Shannon DeVille to keep Schreiner’s military programs on track for success.
Maj. Gen. Rob Walter, Ret., shows off his Schreiner University polo shirt and U.S. Army cap, which describes his role as is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Military Affairs at Schreiner University.
Division Chief Jerremy Hughes is the Kerrville Fire Department’s “Training Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator.” He says that gives him two tasks, training KFD personnel and making sure the City of Kerrville is ready for emergencies.
Gil Salinas, executive director of the Kerr Economic Development Corporation, will leverage his management and marketing skills as a new member of Texas’ “Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority.” Established by the 72nd Texas Legislature in 1991 as the “Texas Automobile Theft Prevention Au…
John Bull says his job as a regional chief public defender is to assemble a law office specializing in representing people charged with committing crimes.
Vern Ollar’s parents lived in Rock Island, Ill., but since on July 26, 1921, the town had no hospital, so he was born in Moline. “It was called the quad cities, and was on the Mississippi river.”
Amber Burress has had a full schedule over the last three months. She says it started in November, when as the H-E-B Pharmacy manager she oversaw the move from the old store to the new one.
Brad Barnett’s job as the new president and CEO of the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce is to oversee the operation of the chamber so that it is responsive to chamber members, and to the community.
Julie Davis became the president and CEO of the Kerrville Convention & Visitors Bureau on Jan. 16, following the retirement of Charlie McIlvain. She says her goal will be the same, to market and sell Kerrville as a destination to visitors.
Chris McCall was sworn in as the new chief of the Kerrville Police Department on Dec. 8. McCall’s wife, Kelli, joined him on stage at the Cailloux Theater and held the Bible as Municipal Judge Mark Prislovsky administered the oath.
On Jan. 1 Stephen Harpold will be sworn in as the newly elected district attorney for the 198th Judicial District Court, serving Kerr and Bandera Counties. He says he has been the assistant DA since 2104.
Christopher Alvarez Chedzoy says he juggles several careers. He’s a realtor for Brinkman Preferred Properties, currently involved in helping ease Kerrville’s housing shortage. He’s also the co-founder of Basement Brewers of Texas. For fun, he runs with the “Hill Country Blues Rugby” team.
Katy McCarty says her official title at Arcadia Live is “Box Office Manager,” but that title covers several different jobs. A big part of the box office, beyond selling tickets, is maintaining the database of members and donors, and making sure both individual and corporate donors get the be…
As director of the Community Services Division of BCFS Health and Human Services in Kerrville, Kamaria Woods says she oversees a variety of programs designed to help young adults live productive lives.
Greg Marquardt says he started at Tivy High School, 26 years ago, teaching history and two levels of German, but his German program has expanded to where he teaches six sections of German. He says a lot of his students take German because of the challenge.
Library Director Danielle Brigati says at a library in a smaller community, like Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, her job is very diverse, everything from community outreach to overseeing air conditioning repairs.
Dr. J.C. Cauthen says she runs Cauthen Consulting, L.L.C., www.cauthenconsulting.com, working with parents and students to help explore non-traditional education opportunities.
Vicki Hardie says she retired, “Thank goodness,” from a 27-year career working in the Houston airport, and has returned to her childhood interest in music.
Executive Director Misty Kothe says she officially took over Families & Literacy June 1, but spent her first weeks training with the former executive director, Mindy Wendele. Then, after the organization's spring break, she actually started in her new office July 27.
Beth Palmer’s official title is Outreach Director for First United Methodist Church. Her office is at Light on the Hill, at the top of Methodist Encampment Rd.
Administrative Assistant IV Theresa Crawford says she is the office administrator for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's District V, of Region V. As such, she works for the district's Game Warden Captain Javier Fuentes.
Linda Somerville, vice-president of marketing over the 16 branches of Security State Bank and Trust, says she gave her bosses a year's notice when she decided to retire. Now she's grooming her replacement, Lauren Team, to take over December 31.
After 37 years in insurance, Margie Jetton says she's stepping away from her office and leaving the day-to-day operations of Advanced Insurance Group to Kathy LeStourgeon.
Dr. William Woods says he uses his Ph.D. in English to wear two hats at Schreiner University. He's a professor of English, and the dean of Academic Support.
Joe Davis says he came up with the nickname "Old School" for Coach Brian Young, who ran the Kerrville Independent School District roundball program for 29 years before retiring. Now Davis is stepping into Young's shoes as the head boys basketball coach.
Mark Armstrong says during his three terms of three years each on the Peterson Medical Center Board of Directors, his grandson, Aydan, grew from a kid Armstrong took fishing to a six-foot tall Bastrop High School student. But as of the July meeting, under the board's rules, Armstrong has "ti…
Kerrville Arts and Cultural Center artist Doreen Shann says her next entry will be in the upcoming KACC show titled, "Created during COVID." The show will run from July 9 to Aug. 8.
Long-time environmental educator Susan Sander says she has sold her home in Kerrville and temporarily moved in with her sister, Linda Zoiss, in Wisconsin.
Head Basketball Coach Brian Young says his position put him in charge of the KISD basketball program, including Tivy High School's varsity team, the sub-varsity teams, and the junior high teams.
Research Entomologist Dr. Allan Showler says he conducts research on ectoparasites for the Agricultural Research Service, which is the principal in-house research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. Ectoparasites are those which live outside of the animals they affect, on …
Upper Guadalupe River Authority General Manager Ray Buck says he manages an amazing staff of half-a-dozen people, including Assistant GM Tammy Thompson, Natural Resources Coordinator Tara Bushnoe, Natural Resources Specialist Travis Linscomb, Environmental Laboratory Manager Nicole Shepherd,…