BOARD AND STAFF

Staff

 

 

 

Board

John S. Creamer, Jr.

President

President Creamer has lived in the Village for more than 30 years. His most recent service to the Board began in 2010. He was previously elected to the Board in 1994. He has also contributed to the community by serving on the Economic Development Board and was elected to two terms on the Bastrop City Council.

President Creamer was instrumental in keeping the architectural and land use restrictions in place to protect the quality of the Village. He also worked diligently to have a Fire Station constructed in the Village to help with Public Safety.

After the Wildfire of 2011, the District lost 288 homes and experienced financial challenges. President Creamer stepped in and volunteered a tremendous amount of time to manage the District and bring it through a difficult time.

President Creamer also took the lead role in working with the LCRA to establish a wastewater system to serve the failing septic systems in the Village. The initiative served the public health interests of the community. The opportunity to have wastewater service available will help to preserve the quality of living in the Village many years from now.

President Creamer has a bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and had a highly successful career in the space and missile industry for more than 30 years as a Program Manager with Lockheed and General Dynamics.

Victor Gonzalez

Vice President

Victor has served on the Board 2010 to 2014 and then rejoined the Board in 2016. Victor lost a home he loved very much to the fire in 2011. He contributes his abilities and time to the community with the objective of seeing such a beautiful area being improved and served by a professionally run utility.

Victor has been practicing Law since 1993 and he is a graduate of the University of Texas. He spent 25 years as a legislative consultant prior to moving to Bastrop in 2002.

Mary Beth O’Hanlon

Secretary

Director O’Hanlon was appointed by the Board in November of 2017 to serve the remaining term of a vacated Board Position.

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 a viable water and wastewater system as well as the desire to provide safe and effective roads throughout the Village.

Samuel Kier

Treasurer

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.

Karen Pinard

Board Member

Karen Pinard joined the Board as a Director in 2012. She is now beginning her second term of service on the Board.

Ms. Pinard has been a resident of Tahitian Village for 33 years, For 14 of those years, she served as the General manager for Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District #2. She has continued to serve the District via Board membership as a means of helping her neighbors. Ms. Pinard believes that everyone should strive to give back to their community in some capacity, and that it’s never too late to serve.