Volume 5
Issue 1

We are honored to announce the addition of five new members to BCI’s board of directors.

Arthur C. Brown is a marketing expert, founder and owner of The Brown Company in West Kingston, Rhode Island. The company is America’s largest wholesale outlet for nature items, including bird houses and feeders, and now BCIs bat houses. Mr. Brown lectures widely on attracting wildlife to yards and includes bat walk programs for nature centers.

Donald D. Grantges is a real estate developer and owner of the Donald Grantges Company in Arlington, Texas. He serves on the board of the First City National Bank of Arlington, is an advisory director to U.S.A. Bank Shares and is involved in many community projects, ranging from being on the board for the Arlington Alliance to having served with his wife, Carol, as Co-chairman for the 1985 Dallas March of Dimes Campaign. As an ex-navy pilot, he also participate on the Zoning Board for the Arlington and Grand Prairie Airports.

Mrs. Alfred A. King, a member of the King Ranch family, is very active in community and civic work, with a special interest in the arts. She has made six trips to Africa and has an extensive interest in wildlife conservation. She currently serves as a Texas director for the National Museum of Women in the Arts, which opens soon in Washington, DC, and also is on the University of Texas School of Architecture Advisory Council in Austin.

Mrs. John C. Phillips, has special interests in community service, conservation and the arts and has served as a director of a variety of related organizations, ranging from the United Fund to the Austin Junior League. She is a past member of the Executive Committee and continues to serve as a director for the Austin Symphony Orchestra and for the Texas Embassy Board.

Dr. D. J. Sibley, Jr. is a physician, now retired from his medical practice and research at the University of Texas. He continues to serve as Chairman of the Grants Committee for the Potts/Sibley Foundation, supporting a wide range of education and science projects, and is Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Friends of the Texas Memorial Museum. He also is on the Advisory Council for the University of Texas College of Natural Sciences and continues his active interest in science and conservation. As a ranch owner, he has had 40 years of successful experience in range restoration.