Linda Ruiz McCall

Linda Ruiz McCall is the Bureau Information Geologist and Resource Center Manager. Linda is a geologist, educator, and business woman with experience in government service, private industry, and public education. She has extensive speaking experience and is committed to helping to build understanding about natural resources. Her special interest is the use of new media in science communication.


M.A. Secondary Science Education, Teachers College of Columbia University, 2004

M.B.A. Finance, The University of Texas at Austin, 1985

B.S. Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1981

Areas of Expertise

Geology, business administration, secondary science education, project management, and communication with an emphasis on geology, water, and energy resources.


Nominee – Outstanding Women in Texas Government Awards, 2012

Water Science and Conservation Award for Outstanding Performance, 2008

External Committee Participation

Member, Texas Groundwater Protection Committee, Public Outreach and Education subcommittee

Member, Texas Environmental Education Advisory Committee, Texas Education Agency

Selected Projects

The Bureau Store

Water Exploration

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