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Linda Stone

Executive Director of Texas Water Mission

Linda Stone is Executive Director of Texas Water Mission, a San Antonio based nonprofit facilitating safe water access and health and hygiene education for communities in rural Honduras and the Navajo Nation.

Linda is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area where she graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a bachelor’s in architecture. A few years later, Linda moved to New Orleans where she continued her education and earned a master’s in urban and regional planning from the University of New Orleans.

The theme running though Linda’s career is environmental preservation. She has worked to help the planet through efforts ranging from recycling and reuse to energy policy, from green building to a green business, and currently, finding localized solutions to world water issues. In addition, Linda has studied and traveled in Spain and Mexico, and in her current position, leads annual trips to Honduras.

Significant accomplishments include founding The Green Project, a nonprofit that recycles paint and building materials; serving as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Environmental Affairs; and co-creating Casa Borrega, a B-Corp taqueria and mezcaleria – all in New Orleans. In San Antonio, Linda served as inaugural Executive Director of the Metropolitan Partnership for Energy where she founded Build San Antonio Green, San Antonio’s first green building program.