Elizabeth Ayres Domenech



Elizabeth Domenech is pursuing her Master of Environmental Management degree at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, where she is studying western land and wildlife conservation with a focus on connectivity and community-based conservation. Prior to pursuing her Masters degree, Elizabeth served as the Director of the Shield-Ayres Foundation, a family foundation supporting natural resource conservation, health and human services, and education and the arts in Central Texas. She serves on the board of Waller Creek Conservancy and is one of the founders of Generation Waller, WCC’s young leaders group. Elizabeth grew up in Austin where she enjoyed hiking and observing wildlife at her family's ranch in the hill country. She and her husband Chema enjoy traveling, skiing, hiking, and camping with their dog Baloo.