Heather Gardner
Executive Director

Heather is currently the Executive Director of the Central Texas Coalition for Life, an organization dedicated to helping women find loving alternatives to abortion facilities. 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).

Katrina Rodriguez
North Site Coordinator

Katrina has been involved in the pro-life movement for many years. She received a BS in Organizational Communication with a minor in Spanish from Kennesaw State University. During her time as a stay at home mom to four beautiful girls, she has been an active volunteer with various pro-life organizations. She is raising her daughters to advocate for life to their generation, & they join her regularly to pray on the sidewalk. Katrina has volunteered with the Coalition for Life during the 40 Days for Life prayer campaigns for the past three years as both a Prayer Volunteer & a Sidewalk Advocate. She also serves on the planning committee for Mobile Loaves & Fishes Camp. She has volunteered with the Dominican Sisters Of Mary as Auction Chair for their annual fundraiser, as well as, the annual Annunciation Austin School Gala.

Katrina loves Jesus, spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She loves to travel, is passionate about life, and is very excited to serve as the North Site Coordinator.

Micaela De Caprio
South Site Coordinator

Mica received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2018, during her junior year of college, Mica was asked to organize National Pro-Life Generation Sidewalk Day outside of an abortion facility in Austin. This was her first time praying on the sidewalk.  Mica has since received training as a Sidewalk Advocate and continues to pray regularly outside of abortion facilites. She has also volunteered her time at First Choice Pregnancy Center and Trotter House. In addition to her pro-life activism, Mica serves as a Core Team Member for St. Anthony de Claret’s high school youth group.  

During her free time, Mica enjoys visiting Catholic Churches around Texas, antique shopping, and hiking. She is very grateful to serve the Coalition for Life in this role.


Project Manager


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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!)