Administration

EAHCP is a collaborative effort by the Edwards Aquifer Authority, the City of New Braunfels, the City of San Marcos, the City of San Antonio through SAWS, Texas State University, and Texas Parks and Wildlife

EAHCP Staff

Overview

The staff of the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan (EAHCP) is responsible for the management and general oversight of the EAHCP program, under the direction of the Program Manager. The staff serves (1) to assist all Permittees, (2) provide the primary point of contact with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, (3) support all EAHCP Committees and work groups, and (4) perform a variety of other functions fitting with its role as the administrative core for the EAHCP program as determined by the Funding and Management Agreement, an interlocal contract established by the Parties to the Incidental Take Permit for the operation of the program.

Organizational chart of the EAHCP program staff.

The EAHCP calls for the implementation of a diverse and sizeable range of programs, ranging from Flow Protection Measures, to Conservation Measures, to Recovery Measures. Fulfilling this mandate requires a dedicated team (see organizational chart above) with specialized skill sets to keep the program running smoothly in accordance with the Plan and other applicable governing documents.

Profiles for each of the current EAHCP team members, and the responsibilities associated with each position, are provided below.

EAHCP Staff Profiles

Nathan Pence

Nathan Pence
Program Manager

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Chad Furl

Chad Furl
Chief Science Officer

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Alicia Reinmund-Martinez

Alicia Reinmund-Martinez
HCP Director

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Chris Abernathy

Chris Abernathy
Senior Contract Coordinator

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Bob Hall

Bob Hall
Senior Project Coordinator

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Shaun Payne

Shaun Payne
Senior Program Coordinator

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Daniel Large

Daniel Large
HCP Coordinator

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Kristina Tolman

Kristina Tolman
HCP Coordinator

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Jeannette Prado-Flores

Jeannette Prado-Flores
Administrative Assistant II

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