Nelsen says she received an Oct. 23 letter inviting her to join the board and accepted that invitation Nov. 1.
Located in Bellaire, the center began as a grassroots effort in 1979 with the formation of Friends of Bellaire Parks Inc., Nelsen says. She says the center provides hands-on science learning opportunities.
“It’s all about getting kids in the outdoors and teaching them about nature and their environment,” Nelsen says.
Nelsen is a 2007 cum laude graduate of New York Law School. She says she worked two years as a law clerk for U.S. District Judge Melinda Harmon before joining Weil in 2009.
-- Mary Alice Robbins
Robbins is an Austin-based freelance writer and a former Texas Lawyer senior reporter.