Kendra Ralston

Program Coordinator


Kendra Ralston graduated from the University of Texas in December 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in Sustainability Studies and a certificate in Nonprofit Management. She previously worked with various nonprofits that promote conservation such as Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, New York and Sanctuary One in Jacksonville, Oregon. Additionally, Kendra was the Communications and Development Intern for Scenic Texas in the fall 2020.

Through her new position at Scenic Texas she will be coordinating the Scenic City Certification Program and the 1 Million Trees Across Texas initiative along with providing support to chapter and member services.

Laura Hoke

Communications Advisor


Laura began her own small public relations firm in 2016, focusing exclusively on the nonprofit sector. She has a background in public relations and journalism, with time spent in and around the Texas Legislature. She has been a Meals on Wheels volunteer for more than a decade and serves on the board of directors for Travis County Children’s Protective Services. She lives in east Austin with her husband, Michael, and their two children, Aaron and Mara. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.

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