2022 Board Members

Rebecca Waldman, Chair

21 years of public administration experience with the City of San Antonio, including six years as Assistant to the City Manager and seven years as the Director of Asset Management, plus an additional four years as the first City Manager for the City of Alamo Heights.

Martha Sepeda, Vice Chair

Retired from the City of San Antonio in 2017 as the Acting City Attorney. She joined the City as First Assistant City Attorney in the Legal Department in 2003. Her 34 years of legal experience included municipal work in three cities and federal criminal defense work and supervision in the Southern District of Texas. She has a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago.

Liz Garcia, Treasurer

Retired from COSA with 35 ½ years of service. Former Assistant Director of Code Compliance Department & Housing and Neighborhood Services Department. Past President of: San Antonio City Employees Federal Credit Union (now Generations) Board, Code Enforcement Association of Texas, American Association of Code Enforcement, and Former member of International Hispanic Network.

David Lopez, Recording Secretary

Retired from City of San Antonio after 14 years of service, all of which was with the Solid Waste Management Department. Previous to joining the City, he held a number of positions within several local, national and international business enterprises.

Stephen Haney, Corresponding Secretary

Served City of San Antonio for 33 years, including 23 years in Solid Waste Management. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Washburn University in Operations Management, a Master of Business Administration in International Business Policies from St. Mary’s University. He is a member of 1995 Inaugural Class of the City Manager’s Leadership Development Program. He received the 1998 City of San Antonio STAR Award for clean-up efforts following the Flood of 1998. Was former board member for: State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR); Texas Compost Council; Texas Product Stewardship Council, and; Keep San Antonio Beautiful.

Michael Trainer, Board Member

Served as a sworn police officer for 31 years. Retired in 1998 as the Photo Lab Supervisor and became the civilian Crime Photo Lab Supervisor in 1998. He installed and was the Digital Imaging Network Manager from 2009 until retirement. Retired from the City of San Antonio again in 2008.

Kevin Burton, Board Member

Kevin Burton

Retired from the City of San Antonio with 20 ½ years of service. Former Fiscal Operations Manager with the Convention & Sports Facilities Dept., Management Analyst with the Development Services Dept., and Housing & Community Development Analyst with the Office of Budget & Management (Grants Management Div.). Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master of Science in Urban Administration from Trinity University. Certified Meeting Professional (CMP). He currently serves on the Supervisory Committee for Generations Federal Credit Union and is a member of the Texas City Management Assn. (TCMA) and the San Antonio Theatre Coalition (SATCO).

Diana Alcocer, Board Member

Retired from the City of San Antonio with 19 years of service in the Dept. of Human Services, Tax Office, Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Dept. of Citizen Action & Public Information. She relocated to Corpus Christi in 1980 and worked for the U.S. Census Bureau, YWCA of Corpus Christi, and Corpus Christi Independent School District. She returned to San Antonio in 1989 and worked for the YWCA of San Antonio and Bexar County. Her background is in social services, working with at-risk youth, people interested in English as a Second Language (ESL), GED certification, and with the senior citizen population. She is a tenured member of the Mexican American Texas Business Women, serving all local organization offices, including district and state committee work. She is also a 27-year member of the Texas State Association of Parliamentarians, and has served as a state officer and president of two local parliamentary units. Parliamentary education is a passion of hers, and she’s studying to take the credentialing exam as a Registered Parliamentarian.


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