“At SBCA, I am constantly reminded of our essential connection to nature and have the opportunity to contribute to protecting the incredible world we live in."
Angela Richter, SBCA Executive Director
Angela holds a MS in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Environmental Studies from Villanova University. She previously worked as Outreach Coordinator for Clean Water Action as well as held a variety of planning related jobs. Angela brings passion and knowledge about our aquatic-urban ecosystems to her role at SBCA.
Growing up on the Texas coast helped Sarah foster a deep appreciation for wildlife, waterways, and ecosystems. Her path led her to study biology earning an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M Corpus Christi and later a Masters from Texas State University. Sarah has always exuded a passion for educating and inspiring others to help protect and restore the natural world. In 2018, Sarah began shifting her professional focus to projects that allowed her to apply her skills at the intersection of biology, science, technology, and land stewardship.
Joscelyn is a senior at St.Edwards University majoring in
Environmental Science and Policy with a minor in Criminal Justice-Pre
Law. She has a passion for environmental education, and is interested
in traveling to different countries to study their ways of spreading
While interning here at SBCA, Joscelyn hopes to expand and improve her
knowledge on local environmental issues, advocacy, and educating the
public. Her goal is work in conservation, or education and one day
pursue a JD in Environmental Law.
"It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder."
Joseph Wood Krutch (1971), in The Voice of the Desert, a Naturalist's Interpretation