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Hill Country Land Trust Board Members

Tiffany Osburn, President, Hays County

Tiffany Osburn serves as the Regional Archeologist for central and west Texas with the Texas Historical Commission (THC) where she is focused on the preservation of historic Texas landscapes.  In her current role with the state she has the privilege of working with private landowners and communities to record and preserve important places in Texas for future generations.  In addition, as a project reviewer for state and federal compliance under preservation law, she balances the development needs of Texas with our responsibility to retain the significant historic character of our state.  Prior to joining the THC, Tiffany earned a Master’s Degree from the University of Denver where she conducted archeological research with a specialization in near-surface geophysics and worked for 10 years in the private sectors of cultural resource management and environmental compliance. Tiffany focuses her career on responsible stewardship of archeological resources and land conservation as a means of preserving our heritage. 

Tim Riley, Vice President, Travis County

Tim Riley is a real estate broker with Riley McLean Land in Austin specializing in large tracts of rural land and conservation easement properties. Tim's interest in land began at a young age on his family's ranch in Washington County and has led to a life out-of-doors both professionally and in his personal time whether it be hunting, fishing, or just exploring the vast natural resources of Texas. Tim has a B.S. in Business from Ithaca College, is a member of Texas Alliance of Land Brokers, the Real Estate Council of Austin, and the Hill Country Conservancy.

George Barr, Treasurer, Blanco County

George retired in 2015 after 35 years with Conoco / ConocoPhillips having contributed in a wide variety of accounting roles. George and his wife recently relocated from Katy to the Hill Country and have been actively working to learn about and improve their land. George joined the Board in January 2017 and is looking forward to helping preserve the Hill Country for future generations.

Katherine Romans, Secretary, Travis County

Katherine is the executive director of the Hill Country Alliance (HCA), a regional nonprofit focused on protecting the natural, cultural and historic resources of the Texas Hill Country. She is also the chair of the Texas Hill Country Conservation Network, where she works to enhance collaboration across more than 150 different groups and organizations. Katherine serves on the land and outreach committees for HCLT, assisting with event planning, newsletter production and easement monitoring. She brings more than a decade of nonprofit and public policy experience to the board, having worked with both national and local organizations across multiple states. Katherine joined the HCLT board in 2014.

Mike Krueger, Kerr County

Mike is retired from the Wildlife Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department with 27 years of service; more than 15 as a Technical Guidance biologist providing wildlife management assistance to private landowners in the Edwards Plateau and Cross Timbers regions of Texas. He finished his TPWD career in Kerrville, serving five years as the District Leader for the 25-county Edwards Plateau Wildlife District. Mike's Hill Country wildlife management skills and experience are a wonderful resource for HCLT landowner-partners.

Clarence Reed, Travis County

After retirement from legal practice, Clarence moved to Kerrville in 2015 where he was very active in the Hill Country Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists (TMN), the Kerrville Chapter of the Native Plant Society, and the implementation of wildlife management practices on his 40 acre property north of Fredericksburg until June 2018.   Clarence is now a resident of Austin and continues to be active in the Capital Area chapter of the TMN, including devoting much time to the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center.  He has a specific interest in providing natural resources information and education to youths. 

Linda Reilly, Hays County

Linda Ryan serves as Marketing Coordinator for the Texas Department of Agriculture’s TexasWine Initiative and the GoTexan Program, supporting Texas growers, businesses andcommunities to grow and thrive.  Linda has spent more than 20 years in the coffee and agriculture industry with a focus on organicproduction and sustainability. Her background in international trade, community developmentand social impact in developing countries gives her a unique perspective on issues relating toagriculture and the men and women who feed the world.  Her passion is to support youth leadership development, individuals involved in agriculture and who live in rural communities, and helping urban and rural work together to preserve the uniqueheritage of our great state.

Errol Candy, Gillespie County

Errol J. Candy, M.D.

Errol was born and raised in Zimbabwe, Africa. A Board certified neuroradiologist, Errol retired from private practice in 2007, and moved with his wife to the Fredericksburg area. The Candys converted their 175 acre property to Wildlife Management Tax Valuation in 2003 and donated a conservation easement on their ranch in 2008. A novice birder, Errol monitors approximately 50 nest boxes on the ranch, and has participated in Cornell University’s NestWatch program since 2014. He currently serves on the Board of Save Our Scenic Hill Country Environment. Errol joined the HCLT Board in 2020.