Billy is a Texas AgriLife Extension Service Water Resource Specialist with focus on rainwater catchment education and with statewide responsibilities. He has served in extension for 29 years. He currently serves as ARCSA’s vice-president and education committee co-coordinator. He helped organize the Texas Rainwater Catchment Association and served as its first president in 2007-09. He and his wife Mary lives in Menard, Texas in a home solely dependent on rainwater. Billy received a BS from Abilene Christian College and MS in agriculture education from Tarleton State University. Billy is also a Texas A&M Board of Regents Fellow Service Recipient.