Our Advisory Board

LIV's Advisory Board does just that -- advise. Most of what we do would be impossible without them. They, like our regular Board, are all volunteers. Are you interested in joining our Advisory Board? Contact us.

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Michele Gangnes is a co-founder of LIV. She is a long-time resident of the Blue community in Lee County, a rural county 40 miles east of Austin. Michele is a native Texan, and graduated from Rice University and the University of Texas School of Law.

Michele has a great love for rural Texas and respect for the hard work it takes to bring urban and rural Texans together.

 

Read Michele's full bio.

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James Murphy has over 25 years of experience in law and executive management; planning, funding, and implementation of regional water supply projects.

 

LIV is very lucky to have Jim's stellar volunteer advice as one of the top water lawyers in Texas with a keen eye for creative legislative options. He is all things water!

 

Read James's impressive resume.

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Linda Curtis is a co-founder of LIV and a longtime political independent who serves as our volunteer Chief Organizer for LIV. We respect and listen to her advice -- and, sometimes even follow it! 

In 2001, twelve years before co-founding LIV, Linda co-founded Independent Texans PAC, "the poorest little pac in Texas."

 

Check out Linda's history riding the bucking bronco otherwise known as the independent political movement. See Linda's bio.