Board of Directors

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Elected Officers 2022-2023

Lewis Vetter
President
Kate Ruckman
First Vice President, Assistant to President
(Historic Structures)
Patricia Seidenberger
Second Vice President 
(Missions, Parks-Plazas, Rivers-Waterways, and All Natural Beauty)
Virginia Van Cleave
Third Vice President 

(Education, Public Relations, and Public Affairs)
Lisa Pierce
Fourth Vice President 
(A Night In Old San Antonio® Chairman)
Dolores Guzman-Farias
Fifth Vice President 
(Budget)
Kathleen Carter
Treasurer
Stella Tenorio De La Garza
Secretary

Appointed Officers 2022-2023

Margaret Priesmeyer
Parliamentarian
Patti Zaiontz
Presidential Advisor
Judith Hartmann
NIOSA® Treasurer
William Van Cleave
Chaplain

Committee Chairs

Awards: Historic Preservation Awards/ Publication AwardsJohn Bloodsworth, Chairman
BylawsMargaret Priesmeyer, Chairman
Capital ClubRon Stinson, Chairman
Community Grants: Building Lisa Garza, Chairman
Community Grants: Education/ ScholarshipsGlenda Duffin, Chairman
Historic Farm & Ranch ComplexesPending, Chairman
Historic Preservation Month & Seminar
Torrey Stanley Carleton, Chairman
Hospitality - Special EventsMelinda Tomerlin, Chairman
JuniorJulie Terrill, Chairman
Heritage Education ToursRick Hernandez, Chairman
Membership Volunteer CoordinatorCristina Escobedo, Chairman
Neighborhood LiaisonBetty Bueche, Chairman
Parade ActivitiesLinda Skop, Chairman
Personnel CommitteePending, Chairman
ProgramAllison Elder, Chairman
Properties Restoration, Easements, & Real EstateBob Sartor, Chairman
Publications/ Newsletters/ YearbookTerry Schoenert, Chairman
Strategic PlanningWayne Hartmann, Chairman
YE Homestead ComplexMonica Savino, Chairman

Former Presidents of the San Antonio Conservation Society

* Indicates deceased
1924-1926 Miss Emily Edwards *
1927Miss Anna Ellis *
1927-1931 Mrs. Perry J Lewis *
1931-1933 Mrs. Lane Taylor *
1933-1935 Mrs. Rena Maverick Green *
1935-1937 Mrs. Elizabeth O Graham *
1937-1939 Mrs. Lee U Palfrey *
1939-1941 Mrs. Lane Taylor *
1941-1947Mrs. John F Camp *
1947-1948Mrs. Nat M Kenney *
1948-1949 Mrs. Seth W Temple *
1949-1951 Mrs. Jules W Fontaine *
1951-1953Mrs. Ethel Wilson Harris *
1953-1955 Mrs. John M Bennett, Jr*
1955-1957 Mrs. O’Neil Ford *
1957-1959Mrs. W Grant Bechtel *
1959-1961 Mrs. James V Graves *
1961-1963 Mrs. Dulany Terrett *
1963-1965 Mrs. James T Padgitt *
1965-1967 Mrs. Don F Tobin *
1967-1968 Mrs. J A Reaney *
1968-1969 Mrs. E Humphrey Price *
1969-1971 Mrs. Brooks Martin *
1971-1973 Mrs. Dulany Terrett*
1973-1975 Ms Beverly Blount-Hemphill *
1975-1977 Ms Nancy B Negley
1977-1979 Mrs. James N Castleberry, Jr *
1979-1981 Mrs. William E Parrish
1981-1982 Mrs. Harvey Penshorn
1982-1984 Ms Lynn Osborne Bobbitt
1984-1985 Mrs. Sherwood W Inkley *
1985-1987Mrs. Sidney J Francis, II
1987-1989Mrs. Stanley C Davies *
1989-1991 Mrs. Jane Foster
1991-1993 Mrs. Stewart Schooler *
1993-1995 Mrs. Roland T Jones *
1995-1997 Mrs. Sally Buchanan *
1997-1999Mrs. Paula D Piper
1999-2001 Mrs. Raymond B Ince
2001-2003 Mrs. Jill Harrison Souter
2003-2004 Mrs. Loretta Huddleston *
2004-2006 Mrs. H William Johnson, Jr
2006-2007Ms Virginia S Nicholas
2007-2009 Mrs. Ray B Ince, Jr
2009-2011Mrs. Rollette Schreckenghost
2011-2013 Ms Nancy Avellar
2013-2015 Mrs. Sue Ann Pemberton
2015-2017Mrs. Janet Dietel
2017-2019Ms. Susan Beavin
2019-2021Mrs. Patti Zaiontz
2021-2023Ms. Kathy Rhoads

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