BCI is pleased to welcome six new Board members: Eugene L.
Ames, Jr., Dr. Floyd S. Brandt, Michael L. Cook, Robert E.
Gerrie, Wilhelmina R. Morian and Mark T. Ritter. These
outstanding individuals will lend their vast managerial,
business, and conservation expertise to BCI's programs and
Eugene Ames is president of the Independent Petroleum
Association of America and of Venus Oil Company in San Antonio.
He serves as a board member of several San Antonio groups,
including the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research.
Floyd Brandt serves as the Marlene and Morton Meyerson
Centennial Professor of Business Administration at the University
of Texas-Austin. He has been a management consultant to numerous
companies and is the author of 12 books on labor relations and
Michael Cook is an Austin attorney. He serves as a board
member for several Austin civic groups, including the Texas
Memorial Museum Foundation.
Robert Gerrie is a vice president of Merrill Lynch Consumer
Markets. He is active in several Austin civic groups.
Beth Morian is a Houston resident and a partner in various
real estate and oil/gas ventures. She serves on the board of
several Houston groups, including the Houston Zoological Society,
the University of Texas Health Science Center, and is chairman of
the board of The Cullen Trust for Health Care.
Mark Ritter is a partner in the Austin accounting firm of
Maxwell, Locke and Ritter. He is active in several Austin civic