Contributors and Committee

Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail Contributors Committee

Meeting: May 22, 2014
McAllen, Texas

Front row from left to right
Russell Skowronek UTRGV CHAPS Director and Professor of History/Anthropology
Valerie Ramirez RGV Special Interests and Juneteenth Coordinator
Amparo Montes-Gutierrez Curator Zapata County Museum of History
Virginia Gause UTRGV Media and Marketing Librarian
Karen Fort RGV Author/Museum Exhibit Designer
Lendon Gilpin Texas State University
Mark Allen UTRGV Graduate Student
Roseann Bacha-Garza UTRGV CHAPS Program Coordinator
Maria Elia Ramos Starr County Historical Museum
Nancy Deviney Texas Tropical Trails Executive Director,
2nd row from left to right
Stephen Walker TXDOT District Landscape Architect
Robert Ramirez RGV Special Interests
Christopher Miller UTRGV Professor of History
Manuel Hinojosa Port Isabel Preservation Architect
Rolando Garza National Parks Service Resource Manager Palo Alto Battlefield
George Gause UTRGV Special Collections Librarian (ret’d)
Tom Fort Museum of South Texas History Senior Historian
Mark Spier National Parks Service Superintendent Palo Alto Battlefield/Padre Island
James Leiker South Texas Regional Studies author and Kansas Studies Institute Director
Elisa Flores UTRGV Studio Twelve01 Account Services Manager
Samuel Ramos Starr County Historical Museum
Wilson Bourgeois Brownsville Civil War Sesquicentennial Chairman
Eran Garza Peñitas Historical Society
Back row from left to right
Noel Benavides Starr County Historian
Jerry Thompson Civil War Historian/author and Texas A&M International Regents Professor
Bryan Winton Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge Manager
James Mills UTRGV Professor of History
Anthony Zavaleta UTRGV Professor of Anthropology
Jeff Cortinas Walker RGV Writer/Columnist
Scot Edler LRGV National Wildlife Refuge Assistant Manager
Steve McBride Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park Director of Archaeology
Daniel Cardenas UTRGV Studio Twelve01 Graphic Designer
Doug Murphy National Parks Service Chief of Interpretation Palo Alto Battlefield
Norman Rozeff Cameron County Historical Commission Secretary
Jack Ayoub Texas Heritage and Independence Celebration Association
Craig Stone Brownsville Historical Association/Sons of Confederate Veterans Local Chapter President
Missing from photo
Hidegardo Flores Zapata County Museum of History Director
William McWhorter Texas Historical Commission-Coordinator Military Sites Program
Alonzo Alvarez Starr County Historical Commission President
Valerie Bates Port Isabel Marketing Director
Jeanie Flores Port Isabel Museum Director
Elisa Beas Rio Grande City Deputy City Manager
Toni Nagel King Ranch Museum Director
Fran Isbel Hidalgo County Historical Commission