Regional Affairs

LCRA’s Regional Affairs team works to involve people in LCRA activities by building strong relationships with customers, communities and elected officials throughout our service territory.

Each team member is assigned to a region of Texas, and is available to provide information and answer questions about LCRA and its activities.

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Western Region

Cooper Hogg
[email protected]

Primary counties: Brown, Coleman, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Kimble, Menard, Pecos, Reagan, Schleicher, Tom Green and Upton

Upper Basin

John Palacio
[email protected]

Primary counties: Bandera, Concho, Gillespie, Hamilton, Kendall, Kerr, Lampasas, Mason, McCulloch, Mills, San Saba and Tom Green
Electric customers: City of Brady, City of Burnet, City of Fredericksburg, City of Goldthwaite, City of Lampasas, City of Llano, City of Mason, City of San Saba and Hamilton County Electric Cooperative


Rick Arnic
[email protected]

Primary counties: Bastrop, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, DeWitt, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Lavaca, Travis and Williamson​
Electric customers: City of Bastrop, City of Cuero, City of Gonzales, City of Hallettsville, City of Lockhart, City of Luling, City of Moulton, City of San Marcos, City of Shiner, City of Smithville, City of Waelder and City of Yoakum

Lower Basin

Kate Ramzinski
[email protected]

Primary counties: Austin, Burleson, Colorado, Fayette, Lee, Matagorda, Waller, Washington and Wharton
Electric customers: City of Bellville, City of Flatonia, City of Giddings, City of Hempstead, City of La Grange, City of Lexington, City of Schulenburg and City of Weimar

Highland Lakes Communities

Susan Patten
[email protected]

Primary counties: Burnet and Llano
Communities: Bluffton, Briarcliff, Buchanan Dam, Cottonwood Shores, Granite Shoals, Highland Haven, Horseshoe Bay, Jonestown, Kingsland, Lago Vista, Lakeside Beach, Lakeway, Marble Falls, Marshall Ford, Meadowlakes, Point Venture, Rollingwood, Sherwood Shores, Smithwick, Spicewood, Sunrise Beach Village, Tow, Volente and West Lake Hills

Electric customers

Lowell Ogle
[email protected]
Customers: Bandera Electric Cooperative, Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, City of Brenham and Pedernales Electric Cooperative