Presenter: Ann Bright

Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Action
Nonprofit Partners Resolution
May 2005

I. Executive Summary: Pursuant to Texas Parks and Wildlife Code, Section 11.202, as enacted by S.B. 305, 77th Texas Legislature, staff will present for consideration to the full Commission, a resolution adopting additional nonprofit partners to the current Closely Related Nonprofit Partners and Other Nonprofit Partners lists.

II. Discussion: As new nonprofit partners are added, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will be requested to readopt a resolution and approve additions to these lists.

III. Recommendation: The staff recommends the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopt the following motion:

"The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopts by resolution (Exhibit A) and the additions to the Closely Related Nonprofit Partners (Exhibit B) and Other Nonprofit Partners (Exhibit C) lists."

Attachments – 3

  1. Exhibit A - Resolution
  2. Exhibit B - Closely Related Nonprofit Partners
  3. Exhibit C - Other Nonprofit Partners

Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Exhibit A

A Resolution by the
Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
Adopting Nonprofit Partners

Whereas, the Department maintains beneficial relationships with numerous nonprofit partners as defined in Parks and Wildlife Code §11.201;

Whereas, the Department must maintain Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approval of all nonprofit partners selected;

Whereas, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission shall require the nonprofit partner to comply with guidelines specified under 31 TAC Section 51.165;

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission that the additions to the Closely Related Nonprofit Partners and Other Nonprofit Partners lists are hereby adopted.

In official recognition hereof, we hereby affix our signatures this 26th day of May 2005.

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Joseph B. C. Fitzsimons, Chairman

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Alvin L. Henry, Vice-Chairman

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J. Robert Brown, Member

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T. Dan Friedkin, Member

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Ned S. Holmes, Member

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Peter M. Holt, Member

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Philip Montgomery, III, Member

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John D. Parker, Member

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Donato D. Ramos, Member


Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Exhibit B

Closely Related Nonprofit Partners
(Friends Groups)

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Closely Related Nonprofit Partners
(Friends Groups)
TPW Site Support Group Name/Contact Person Contact Address Telephone Number / Fax Number / Email Address
Martin Dies, Jr. Friends of Martin Dies, Jr.
Mr. Stephan Myers
92 Hickory
Brookeland, TX 75931
Phone: 409-698-3045
McKinney Falls SP Friends of McKinney Falls, Inc.
Mr. David Toner
5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy.
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 512-291-9152
Email: david_toner@uno.com
Stephen F. Austin Friends of Stephen F. Austin State Park
Mr. Joseph Dorsey
P.O. Box 463
San Felipe, TX 77473
Website: friendsofsfa.org

Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Exhibit C

Other Nonprofit Partners

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Other Nonprofit Partners
Group or Association Name/
Contact Person
Address Telephone Number
Fax Number
Email Address
American Youth Works
Mr. Richard Pierce
216 East Fourth Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-744-1941
Email: dclauss@ail.org
Archaeological Conservancy
Mr. James Walker
5301 Central Avenue NE, Suite 902
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: 505-266-1540
Fax: 505-266-0311
Email: tacsw@nm.net
Bat Conservation International
Mr. Merlin D. Tuttle
P.O. Box 162603
Austin, TX 78716
Phone: 512-327-9721
Fax: 512-327-9724
Email: batcon.org
Camp Fire USA Balcones Council
Ms. Rebecca Benz
P.O. Box 203683
Austin, TX 78720-3683
Phone: 512-349-2111
Email: rbenz@campfireusabalcones.org
Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute
Ms. Cathryn A. Hoyt
P.O. Box 905
Fort Davis, TX 79734
Phone: 432-364-2499
Fax: 432-364-2686
Email: education_cdri@overland.net
City Kids Adventure
Mr. Leon McNeil
P.O. Box 830655
San Antonio, TX 78283
Phone: 210-336-9833
Email: cka@idworld.net
Education in Action
Ms. Kim Gideon
P.O. Box 1171
Hurst, TX 76053
Phone: 817-285-8961
Email: kgideon@educationinaction.org
Fisher County Healthcare Development Corp.
Ms. Ella Raye Helms
P.O. Box 327
Rotan, TX 79546
Phone: 325-735-2611
Email: pdken1941@yahoo.com
Friends of the Colorado River Foundation
Mr. Pat Robertson
P.O. Box 50029
Austin, TX 78763-0029
Phone: 512-344-7309
Email: jhooper@coloradoriver.org
Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
Ms. Cecilia Riley
103 West Highway 332
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
Phone: 979-480-0999
Fax: 979-480-0777
Email: gcbo.org
Macedonia Outreach Center
Ms. Katherine West
3110 Tidwell
Houston, TX 77093
Phone: 713-674-8898
Fax: 713-674-8897
Email: moc1235@aol.com
Valley Land Fund
Ms. Beth Zambrano
2400 North 10th Street, Suite A
McAllen, TX 78501
Phone: 956-971-8550
Fax: 956-971-8565
Email: programs@valleylandfund.com

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