Outreach and Education Staff Directory

Mailing Address - Outreach and Education Programs

O&E Staff Physical Address (Except Hunter Education)

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
4200 Smith School Rd
Austin, Texas 78744
Toll Free: 1-800-792-1112

Hunter Education Physical Address

ACP Austin Field Office-Airport Commerce Park
1340 Airport Commerce Park
Austin, Texas 78741

Title Region Staff Member Phone  Email

Outreach & Education

Director  Austin Robert Owen (512)389-4362 Robert.Owen@tpwd.texas.gov
Administrative Assistant / Angler Education,  Conservation Education, and Outreach and Recruitment Purchaser  Austin Genevieve Lung (512)389-4565 genevieve.lung@tpwd.texas.gov
Administrative Assistant / Hunter Education Purchaser

Austin Ketzavel Arispe (512)389-4532 Ketzavel.arispe@tpwd.texas.gov

Aquatic and Angler Education

Aquatic Education Manager  Austin Karen Marks (512)389-4732 karen.marks@tpwd.texas.gov
Outreach & Education Programs Assistant  Austin Heather England Office: 

(737)977-FISH (3474) 

Aquatic Education Specialist - Central Texas  Austin Adam Comer (512)389-4472 adam.comer@tpwd.texas.gov
Aquatic Education Specialist - North Texas DFW Keira Quam (469)644-2705 keira.quam@tpwd.texas.gov
Aquatic Education Specialist - Houston/SE Texas Houston Greg Akins (713)201-8110 greg.akins@tpwd.texas.gov

Becoming an Outdoors Woman

Coordinator Houston Heidi Rao (713)829-1377 heidi.rao@tpwd.texas.gov

Boater Education - 512-389-4846

Boater Education Manager ACP Kimberly Sorensen (512)389-8141 kimberly.sorensen@tpwd.texas.gov
Boater Education Coordinator Vacant
Boater Education Administrative Assistant ACP Monica Silva (512)389-8465 monica.silva@tpwd.texas.gov

Hunter Education - 512-389-4999 

Hunter Education Coordinator ACP Steve Hall (512)389-8140 steve.hall@tpwd.texas.gov
Hunter Education Administrative Assistant ACP Kevin Vo (512)389-8142 kevin.vo@tpwd.texas.gov
Hunter Education Specialist-East Texas Houston Heidi Rao (713)829-1377 heidi.rao@tpwd.texas.gov
Hunter Education Specialist-North Texas DFW Monica Bickerstaff (469)601-8349 monica.bickerstaff@tpwd.texas.gov
Hunter Education Specialist - Central Texas College Station Morgan Harbison (512)413-0194 morgan.harbison@tpwd.texas.gov
Hunter Education Specialist-South Texas Corpus Christi Brock Minton (361)944-3617 brock.minton@tpwd.texas.gov
Hunter Education Specialist-West Texas West Texas Randy Spradlin (512)923-3509 randy.spradlin@tpwd.texas.gov

Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation (R3) 

R3 Coordinator Hunting & Shooting Sports   Austin Braxton Hicks (737)291-1366 Braxton.Hicks@tpwd.texas.gov
R3 Coordinator Fishing & Boating Austin Jason Mercer (512)705-6265 Jason.mercer@tpwd.texas.gov

Outreach & Recruitment

Outreach & Recruitment Manager  Austin Kendrick Gray (346)236-9278 kendrick.gray@tpwd.texas.gov
Administrative Assistant Corsicana Elijah Basnett (281)793-5135 elijah.basnett@tpwd.texas.gov 
Outdoor Learning Training Specialist Austin Robert Ramirez (512)389-4528 robert.ramirez2@tpwd.texas.gov
Community Archery - North Texas DFW / Grand Prairie Adam Lewis (512)902-2890 michael.lewis2@tpwd.texas.gov
Archery in the Schools Coordinator & Community Archery - Central Texas Austin Travis Glick (214)532-1613 travis.glick@tpwd.texas.gov
Community Archery - South & Coastal Texas Houston Joel Janssen (512)517-5527 Joel.janssen@tpwd.texas.gov

Conservation Education

Conservation Education Manager Austin Melissa Felty (512)389-8060 ConservationEdu@tpwd.texas.gov
Project WILD Coordinator Corpus Christi Sara Jose (737)354-9033
Texas Children in Nature 

Austin Sarah Coles (512)434-0815 scoles@texaschildreninnature.org


Nature Tourism Manager Austin Shelly Plante (512)389-4500 shelly.plante@tpwd.texas.gov