Mary Lamar Leyendecker has a long history of community involvement. She earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from Texas A&M International University, and her passion for advocacy is evident through her community involvement. Aside from her work as a board member for the Texas Cultural Trust, Mary has been a board member for The Ruthe B. Cowl Rehabilitation Center in Laredo, Texas for 25 years. She also serves as a board member, Vice President and Secretary for The Children’s Advocacy Center of Laredo/Webb County and helped to establish the foundation of the organization. Mary and her husband Gary currently reside in Laredo, Texas.