Board of Directors

Cynthia Alford - Owner and Broker of Bay Breeze Real Estate, owner of the Tax Depot Inc. and co-owner of Full Stringer Guide Service in Seadrift, TX

Darel Ball - Executive Manager for Water Resources and Utility Operations for the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority

Norman Boyd - Texas Parks and Wildlife, Coastal Fisheries , San Antonio Bay Eco-team Leader(Port O'Connor, TX)

Doyle Mosier - Retired, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Director of the Rivers Studies Program

Dr. Brent Ortego - Retired Texas Parks and Wildlife, Non-Game Biologist (Victoria, TX)

Frank Pagel - Refugio County farmer

Mike Urrutia - Director of Water Quality Services for the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority

Dr. George Ward - University of Texas, Center for Research in Water Resources

Sandra Witte - Attorney and partner in the law firm of Roberts, Roberts, Odefey and Witte


Daniel M. Alonso - Executive Director

Mr. Alonso earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Range and Wildlife Management from Texas A&I University in Kingsville. He is responsible for the operation and management of all aspects of the San Antonio Bay Foundation under the direction of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Alonso is native Texan, born and raised in San Antonio and possess 25 years of natural resource management experience. Before signing on as Executive Director for the San Antonio Bay Foundation, Mr. Alonso worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in Texas as the Refuge Manager of the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), in Utah at the Ouray NWR, in Oregon at Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge and in Texas at the Anahuac NWR.

His 25 years in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides him with a very diverse background in forming partnerships, leveraging funds, organizing and planning natural resource projects, working as a community partner and providing environmental education opportunities.