Heather Gardner
Executive Director

Heather is currently the Executive Director of the Central Texas Coalition for Life, an organization dedicated to helping women in crisis pregnancies find loving alternatives to abortion. Previously, she served as the Director of Communications for the Brazos Valley Coalition for Life in Bryan, Texas, birth place of 40 Days for Life and where …(read full bio here).

Alicia Torres
Project Manager

Alicia is a graduating senior at the University of Texas studying Human Dimensions of Organizations. She has been a passionate pro-life advocate throughout her college career, including serving as President for Texas Students for Life. She loves her faith, her pet guinea pigs, and her fiance William. She is excited for the opportunity to serve her community in her role as Project Manager.

Abigail Borah
Project Manager

Abigail has been a part of the pro-life movement since her time as an undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Austin. Having experienced an unplanned pregnancy herself, she knows firsthand how necessary it is for women to have access to life-affirming choices. Her son Gabriel is now a toddler and the light of her life!

After graduating with honors from UT-Austin with a degree in Religion and History, she worked with the St. John Paul II Life Center as the Donor Relations and Office Manager. While she is working here at the Central Texas Coalition for Life she will also be pursuing her Master’s of Theology from the Augustine Institute.

Margaret Brown
Project Manager

Margaret has been a volunteer with the Coalition for Life as a prayer volunteer, Sidewalk Counselor and Day Captain for the last five years.  She is married to her husband Taylor and they have three beautiful children (including their third baby boy due this November!)