Gail Gallegos, Executive Director
Gail Gallegos has thirteen years of experience in the Natural Areas creation, oversight and management. She has a long, working history with the City’s Edwards Aquifer Protection Program, land conservation and restoration knowledge, and wide-ranging community involvement and volunteer management experience. Gail has received the Texas Society for Ecological Restoration’s 2015 “Excellence in Ecological Restoration Award” for exemplary dedication to the conservation, management and restoration of the Texas natural resource base. It is presented to a person who has made significant and lasting contributions to the field. Gail is an ideal fit for Green Spaces Alliance. She has worked extensively with the Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy, Alamo Area Master Naturalists, SAWS, the San Antonio River Authority, Land Heritage Institute, Bexar and San Antonio Audubon Societies, and many other organizations to preserve and manage San Antonio’s Natural Areas and connect people with nature. She holds a B.S. in Ecology and a M.S. in Environmental Science, emphasis in Ecology, both from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She would love to spend every moment hiking, biking, planting, stargazing or somehow out in nature.