The Prescribed Burn Alliance of Texas is a coalition of Prescribed Burn Associations across the state.  PBAT does not accept individual members.  If you are interested in joining a local PBA, please use our Member Associations list to find the nearest PBA in your region.   

How to Organize a PBA

This publication explains the history and benefits of prescribed burning and provides guidelines and checkpoints for forming a PBA in your area.

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PBAT LEADERSHIP

Office                                   Name/Email                                 Phone

President                                             Heath D. Starns                                      979-229-3786

Vice President                                    Susan Kibbe                                            361-348-3020

Secretary                                             Mark Toppert                                         325-938-6926

Treasurer                                            Chuck Orr                                                512-924-3078

Insurance Cmte Chair                        Allen Ersch                                              830-889-2471

Nominating Cmte Chair                     Butch Taylor                                           325-226-3942

Education Cmte Chair                       Thomas Grahmann                                 281-389-0488

Finance Cmte Chair                           Chuck Orr                                                512-924-3078

Legislative Review Cmte Chair         Susan Kibbe                                           361-348-3020

Burn Standards and

Technology Cmte Chair                    Andrew Bivins                                        806-679-9969

Website Cmte Chair                          Larry Redmon                                        903-452-5510

 
PBAT ORGANIZATION AND POLICIES
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PBAT POLICIES

Exhibit A  Suggested Qualifications for Burn Boss and Burn Plan Reviewer 

Note:  this is the
2021 Amended Version of the Bylaws
 
Headfire on a prescribed burn conducted by PBAT member Southwest Texas PBA