Board Staff


Mary Beth O’Hanlon
Mary Beth O’Hanlon

President O’Hanlon was appointed by the Board in November of 2017 to serve the remaining term of a vacated Board Position and then was elected in May of 2018 for a 4-year term.

Ms. O’Hanlon has more than 30 years of experience administering large projects and staff while working for the State of Texas. In addition, she has over a decade of experience in the private sector as a consultant.  A considerable amount of her career has been spent implementing Information Technology programs designed to improve the efficiency of various operations and Agencies.

Ms. O’Hanlon is a graduate of the University of Texas and has a Master Degree in Public Administration.

Ms. O’Hanlon chose to serve on the Board to apply her abilities and experience to ensure that all property owners are served by viable water and wastewater system as well as the desire to provide safe and effective roads throughout the Village.

Vice President

Scott Ferguson
Scott Ferguson

Scott Ferguson joined the Board in August of 2018 to fulfill the remaining term of a vacated Board Position.

Scott has 27 yrs of Commercial Plumbing and management experience, specializing in high rise, new construction projects. In his job as Project Manager,  he oversees the construction of large scale water and wastewater systems. He works closely with engineers, developers, contractors, city and county officials.

Scott chose to serve on the Board because he believes the decisions being made NOW, with water, wastewater and the roads will have a TREMENDOUS impact on the future of our community.

Scott feels if we want to see positive change, we must be involved.  He firmly believes in transparency and inclusiveness. He feels that the ticket to our success is NOT to focus on the past, but rather, move forward so that we can create a safe and healthy community for our families and friends.


Samuel Kier
Samuel Kier

Sam joined the Board in 2014. He moved to Tahitian Village a decade ago. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University. He spent nearly 40 years in corporate accounting and business development positions. Thirty of those years were with IBM where he administered financial activities for a company with 125,000 employees.

Sam’s desire to serve on the Board is due to his affection for the Village and an interest to improve the area served by BCWCID #2.   Sam is also a member of the Economic Development Committee.  His corporate experience and financial acumen have helped the District advance operational efficiencies, as well as improve the long and short term financial management.


Ron Whipple
Ron Whipple

Ron Whipple, an eighteen-year American Eagle pilot with over 15,000 flight hours, the Manager of Flight Safety, Audits, Saab 340 Fleet Manager, Flight Safety Investigator, and Manager of Flight Operations Aircraft Deicing for American Eagle, now Envoy Airlines.

Ron is a graduate of San Jose University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Operations. He was a navy pilot from 1970 to 1977 where he flew the A-4 Skyhawk and the C-117D throughout the Pacific. A former Alaska bush pilot, he spent some time in Alaska flying mail contracts to small Indian villages in single-engine aircraft. He is typed in the Jetstream 31, Beech 300, Beech 1900, Saab 340, and DC-3.

Ron has served as Chief Pilot for Martinaire in Dallas, Director of Operations for Martinaire in Dallas, and Director of Operations for Exec Express Airlines in Fort Worth. His last career experience was as a System Safety Engineer under contract with the FAA Air Traffic Organization through CSSI, Inc. in Washington, D.C.

He resides in Tahitian Village in Bastrop, Texas with his wife of 38 years, Charlotte.

His priorities for the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District #2 Board of Directors are:

  1. Water quality through new well development and improved water handling.
  2. Road improvements through innovative work with Bastrop County.
  3. Sewer improvement, expansion and reduced customer costs.


Butch Carmack
Butch Carmack

Butch is a native Texan that has lived in Tahitian Village for 13 years. He has been a business owner in Bastrop since 2003. He moved to Bastrop from the piney woods of NE Texas. Butch is committed to seeing our neighborhood thrive for many years to come.

He wants to protect the beauty of our neighborhood as well as protect the resources that belong to our neighborhood and the people that live here. When outsiders come and visit, almost every time they leave saying what a great neighborhood and what great neighbors we have here. Butch fully intends on keeping it that way.

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