Annalisa Peace

Executive Director, Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance
Urban and Regional Planning Advisory Council


Annalisa Peace holds an MS in Urban Administration from Trinity University and has over thirty years’ experience working with government and non-profit organizations in a variety of capacities, including as a San Antonio City Council Aide, Public Information Officer for the City of San Antonio’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Executive Director of Youth Orchestras of San Antonio, and Director of Development of the Carver Community Cultural Center.  She has been instrumental in organizing citizens’ campaigns and has served on many governmental advisory boards, including as co-chair of the Kelly Air Force Base Restoration Advisory Board, the City of San Antonio Open Space Advisory Board, the City Task Force that drafted San Antonio’s water quality rules, the Southern Edwards Plateau Habitat Conservation Plan, the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program, and the City of New Braunfels Technical Committee for Stormwater Planning.

Since 2004, Ms. Peace has been the Executive Director of the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance, which unites 52 organizations throughout a 21 county region in Central and South Texas behind a plan to protect the Edwards and Trinity aquifers, their contributing watersheds, and the Texas Hill Country.  She currently serves on the board of imagineSanAntonio, the City of San Antonio’s Water and Natural Resources Stakeholder Group, the Environmental Advisory Committee of the San Antonio River Authority, the South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Group, the Texas Hill Country Conservation Network, and participates in many other efforts to maintain the environmental integrity of our region.

Annalisa Peace