Suzanne Scott joined the Nature Conservancy as the State Director in 2020 after a 20-year career with the San Antonio River Authority. She oversees conservation strategies and public policy development to protect the state’s cherished landscapes, aquifers, rivers, and coasts while supporting ecology, economies, public health, and equity. Collaborating closely with a talented staff of dedicated conservationists and experts, she promotes resilience through nature-based solutions, while supporting the protection and restoration of connected and diverse habitats and ecosystems throughout Texas. Suzanne obtained her undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University and a Master of Science in Urban Administration from Trinity University. She is based at TNC Texas headquarter office in San Antonio.