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Captain Jeremiah and Major Missy Romack say as the senior Kerrville Kroc officers it’s their job to oversee “all things Salvation Army in Kerr County.”

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Captain Jeremiah and Major Missy Romack unite behind the altar in the Kroc Chapel, prepared to be the hands of Jesus in the Hill Country, meeting spiritual and physical needs of people across Kerr County.

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Medical Director Dr. Luke Harper says his position at Peterson Urgent Care is one of the things that make the facility unique.

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Bridget Collins says as the new principal of Our Lady of the Hills College Prep she will work with the Board of Trustees to make sure the vision and mission of the school are lived out on a daily basis.

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Bridget Collins, Our Lady of the Hills College Prep’s new principal, checks out the hawk in the entryway, as part of the school’s story, what it has been, and what it will become in the future under her stewardship.

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The new Center Point Independent School District Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Damian Van Winkle says the CPISD board approved his hire last May, and he officially takes office July 1.

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Damian Van Winkle, Center Point ISD’s new athletic director and head football coach, shows off the “Pirate Pride” logo on a weightlifting rack, where he spends mornings under University Interscholastic rules, assuring the safety and effectiveness of student athlete workouts.

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George Eychner, president of the Kerrville Christmas Lighting Corporation, says the group was formed in 2000.

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Kerrville Christmas Lighting Corporation President George Eychner admires the sign at Pint & Plow Brewing Company, an example of the energy building in downtown Kerrville.

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Local Rhythm and Blues singer Ruben Exum was recently a featured performer when Kerrville’s “New Buddy Holly Band” appeared at a Cailloux Theater performance. He says it was great to once again perform with the 10-year-old group.

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Born in Guanajuato, in central Mexico, Maria Sanjuana Perez says her parents, Juan and Victoria Perez, brought her family to the United States 10 years ago, when her father found work at a ranch in Hunt.

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Ed Lawrence says as the Salvation Army’s Kroc Corps Community Center kitchen manager and executive chef, he and his crew of three bring pleasure to their customers.

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Lauren Jette says that, as the Kerrville Independent School District’s public relations specialist, she “handles district communications,” making sure students’ parents and the larger community are up to speed on what’s happening inside KISD.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Peterson Health conducted a poll of its physicians, and named Dr. Tim Berg the “Doctor of the Year” on March 30.

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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.

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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…

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Senior Vice-President of Operations Joe Piszczor says for him every day at Peterson Health is different.

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Kerrville’s new Assistant City Attorney William Tatsch says the main part of his work will be representing the city and the State of Texas in Kerrville Municipal Court.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Timothy Hartranft  is the owner of Hellfire Tactical Training, and instructs new and experienced shooters in pistol and rifle, as well as simulated pistol training.

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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.

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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.

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Shirley Jean Hill says she receives donations for Hill Country veterans at the Veterans’ Center Monday through Friday, but her “work week” starts Tuesday.

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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.

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Nadine Alford says she wears two hats, as the chief deputy of the Kerr County Tax Office, and as the elections coordinator.

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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…

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Brenda Hughes, the new councilperson for Place 4, says as many times as people asked her, she never felt like running before this year.

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Kerrville’s Superintendent of Water Production Grant Terry says, “The drip stops here.” He’s in charge of everything to do with the city’s drinking water.

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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.

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Hill Country Chapter of Safari Club International Past President Jackie Dukes says the organization’s main focus is promoting conservation.

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Dr. Don Frazier says the population of Texas will double in the next 30 years.

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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.

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Carissa Warren, a Tally Elementary second-grade teacher, says being named the 2020 KISD Teacher of the Year was a bit of a mixed blessing.

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Mike Gentry says he grew up in Houston, and when he moved to California swore he would never return to live in Texas.

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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.

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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.

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Kerrville Fire Department Chief Dannie Smith says his job includes “just about everything.”

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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.