Richard Anton – NWACA President. Richard is an attorney
and a sole practitioner who offices and lives in the NWACA area. He has resided
in this area for over 20 years, and he was President of the North Cat Mountain
Neighborhood Association for several years.
Stacey Brewer – NWACA Board
Secretary. Stacey is a registered interior designer and architectural
accessibility consultant. She and her husband Joel have lived in Highland Hills
since 2002. They have two young sons who attend St. Theresa Catholic School
where Stacey is an active volunteer.
Tom Coopwood – NWACA Vice President. Tom and his wife
Paula have been residents of Northwest Hills since 1970. Tom is a retired surgeon
and is past chairman of the Board of Managers of the Travis County Healthcare
District. He is active in the Art Alliance Austin and since retirement has
become involved in civic issues.
- Member NWACA 4th of July Parade Committee and Membership/Communications Committee. Jen has lived in Northwest Hills since 2006, when she moved to Austin from New York
with her family. She has undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice and
Political Science and a law degree from Hofstra Law School. Her son Charlie
attends Doss Elementary School, her daughter Kate Marie is in preschool at
First Presbyterian Day School, and her daughter Emily Grace is still at home. Since
2010 Jen has worked part-time doing legal work at Dinovo Price Ellwanger &
Hardy. Her husband Paul works at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Jen is active on
the PTA at Doss and also spends a lot of time volunteering at Kate's preschool.
Jen is an avid runner; she has run the Austin Marathon.
Carol Dochen – Co-Chair, NWACA Membership/Communications Committee; Neighborhood
Community Garage Sales Event Chair. Carol is the owner of Carol Dochen
Realtors, Inc. She has received numerous local, state and national awards for
her work. Carol and her husband Sandy have lived in the neighborhood over 30
years. Carol is active with Habitat for Humanity,
serves as a Director of the Jewish Community Association of Austin, and with her husband was one of the Founding
Families of the Jewish Community Center of
Austin. In September 2009 they were honored with the LBJ Humanitarian Award.
She was one of the founders of the CDC (Child Development Center at
Congregation Beth Israel) in 1989.
Louise Geil – NWACA Treasurer. She is a retired accountant
and tax preparer. Louise and her husband have been residents of Northwest Hills
since 1968. She is interested in preservation of a safe and pleasant
neighborhood way of life for our residents of all ages. She is concerned with
protection of our trees against oak wilt, and the proper use of funds on
deposit designated for deterring oak wilt.
Roland Gerth – Member, NWACA Tree and Environmental Stewardship Committee. Roland is a
software consultant with more than 20 years experience in human capital
operations management and technology strategy. In this role, he is responsible
for advising customers on strategic issues relating to their Global Human
Resource Management Systems infrastructures and the business processes they
address. He and his family have been residents of the neighborhood since 2009.
Carol Jones – Member, NWACA Crime and Safety Committee and Membership/Communications Committee . Carol has lived in Austin since 1985, and she
and her husband Steve Jones have lived in Northwest Hills since 2006. Carol's previous
work background was in tax work for the Federal government. Since 2009,
Carol has been a professional organizer with her company, A Jones For
Organizing LLC. Carol is also Vice-President of NAPO-Austin, the local
chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers.
Don Jones – Chair, NWACA Crime
and Safety Committee. Don has lived in
Northwest Hills since 1987 with his wife Jean and four children, all graduates
of Anderson High School. Don earned degrees in Engineering and Law, and he
has worked in petroleum engineering, patent and trademark law, and utility law
and regulation. He is currently a Director at Texas Reliability Entity,
where his focus is on electric system reliability. When not working, Don
enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, bicycling and geocaching. He has been
active as a volunteer with Anderson Band Boosters, Boy Scouts, SafePlace, CERT,
amateur radio, and youth sports.
Shannon Meroney - Chair, NWACA 4th of July
Parade and Co-Chair, NWACA Membership/ Communications Committee. Shannon is an in-house
attorney for Aetna. Shannon is a proud longhorn who went to law
school at the University of Houston Law Center. She is the Past Chair of
Leadership Austin’s Board of Directors, a former member of the Junior League of
Austin’s Board of Directors, and previously served on the City of Austin’s
Commission for Women (appointed by Mayor Will Wynn). She is married to Mike
Meroney and is the proud mom of Cal who attends Doss Elementary and Griffin who
attends preschool at Northwest Hills Methodist Church. The Meroneys have lived
in Northwest Hills since 2004.
Ernest Saulmon – Co-Chair,
NWACA Transportation Committee. Ernie and his wife Roberta (Bobbi) have lived in
Northwest Hills since 1975. Ernie recently retired from the Federal Aviation
Administration after over 40 years in air traffic control. He has served
on a number of boards of congregations in Austin and is an active volunteer at
KLRU. He also is a member of the Austin Airport Advisory Commission.
Joyce Statz – NWACA Webmaster and
NWACA Wildlife Management Committee Co-Chair. Joyce and her husband David Hogan have
lived on Valburn Circle since 1984. Joyce is a consultant in project management
and business analysis. She teaches at St. Edward’s University and at Austin
Community College, as well as working with various IT clients.
Robert Thomas – Member, NWACA
Crime and Safety Committee and Membership/ Communication Committee. Robert's
family has lived in the Northwest Hills community for over 30 years. He is
married to Amy Shaw Thomas and his children attend Anderson High School, where
both he and Amy are active. Robert is an attorney and businessman. He has
served in leadership roles on the boards of SafePlace and Austin Child Guidance
Center. In addition, Robert serves on the AISD Community Bond Oversight
Committee (appointed by Trustee Vince Torres) and is active in the Austin
Chapter of Entrepreneur Organization (EO).
John Warden – Chair, Tree and
Environmental Stewardship Committee. John is a retired city planner and
planning consultant. He has served as planning director in several cities and
assisted many Texas communities with their master planning, water conservation
and drought planning. Most recently John has collaborated with land owners,
real estate professionals and conservancies in creating conservation easements
to preserve the best of Texas lands. His interests include environmental protection
in our neighborhoods, and preservation and enhancement of our wooded areas. He
and his wife Debbie have lived in Northwest Hills for over twenty years and are
both active volunteers.