Founder of The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, and former Executive Director of Texas Parks and Wildlife and Texas Nature Conservancy
Andrew Sansom is one of Texas’ leading conservationists. He is a former Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Executive Director of the Texas Nature Conservancy. Dr. Sansom spearheaded a number of significant programs while at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, including founding the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation, adding over 500,000 acres to the State Parks and Wildlife Management Areas, and initiating an aggressive program to introduce urban children to nature.
Speaking at The Conference
3:30 – 4:30 | September 7, 2023
(Panel) Time to Grab the Bull by the Horns: Challenges and Opportunities for a Sustainable Lone Star State
Though wicked problems have no solution per se, this multidisciplinary panel of experts will debate which strategies and policies are more likely to be productive, and why.
Moderator: Andrew Sansom, Founder, Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
- Robert Mace, Executive Director, Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
- Enrique Valdivia, Edwards Aquifer Authority, Board Chair and Director, District 7
- Suzanne Scott, Texas State Director, The Nature Conservancy