Dear Leadership San Antonio Alumni, Over the past two weeks, all of our lives have changed in ways that are almost incomprehensible. We are beginning to see the effects of this pandemic in our daily lives, in our economy and in the health of our community members. I...

Team Eco-Devo spent this morning taking a tour and volunteering at Boysville; organized by the Chief Development Officer (and Eco-Devo team member), Beth Green. Beth led the team to our special assignment… “Mission Clean the Barn”. The barn was previously used for 4H, but since Boysville stopped...

Members of Leadership San Antonio 44 recently completed their fifth class, focusing on Bioscience, Medicine and Healthcare. The class began the day at The Rim where they enjoyed Quick Sip cold brew coffee, and refreshments provided by Zedric’s before heading to University Health System (UHS). Upon...

Leadership San Antonio rocked their way through a fourth program day while exploring the issues, challenges, and possibilities around sustainability, infrastructure, and technology. Specifically, participants were asked to consider how to balance the tug of war between technology, sustainability, and infrastructure while also weighing the...

Leadership San Antonio Class 44 just completed its third session. The topic? Transportation and mobility. The Transportation and Mobility Team filled their day with fun and disruptive experiences to challenge their colleagues to think critically about what factors influence transportation and mobility in our city and how...

Dear LSA Family,

We hope you and your families are remaining healthy and safe. During these past two months our great city has taken many necessary measures to ensure that our community stays safe and slows the spread of COVID-19. Social distancing measures that help to mitigate the risk of spreading the virus has greatly impacted our businesses, our schools, our families. We are all finding new ways to stay engaged, stay productive, and stay connected while supporting and rallying behind many of our LSA family who are struggling in our hotel, restaurant, tourism and travel industries, small business and non-profit sectors, as well as many others who have been professionally and personally affected.

With that said, the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce have agreed to continue LSA 45 (aka LSA 2020) into 2021, modifying our current class days using creative shortened virtual programs, challenging each other to serve the community and buy local, and to focus on the way ahead into next year. During these unprecedented times, our priorities are to ensure our businesses and families are safe and supported. We are challenged to improve ways that LSA can directly impact our neighbors and our community. In January 2021, we will reconnect to carry on the traditional mission of the program through full LSA class days – to educate and inform class members in the vital areas affecting San Antonio, as well as to encourage Chamber Business involvement and Community advocacy.

We find the COVID-19 challenges as a unique opportunity to leave a Legacy through Service and Action for our current class.

We look forward to seeing what LSA 45 can accomplish and we stand with you! We thank you for your continued commitment, leadership, and support to our great city!

We are all in this together!

Cristina J. Bazaldúa and Brian Hurtak
LSA 45 Co-Chairs