Who We Are

Our Mission

We strive to systematically eliminate Chronic Wasting Disease through cutting-edge research, the development of best practices for prevention, and education. Our world-class researchers are dedicated to the elimination of CWD.


Our Leadership

Executive Board Mark Myers Board Member

Mark Myers currently serves as President of Lighting Associates, Inc. (LAI), as well as the Myers Cattle and Land Company. Mark also serves as President of Cypress Creek Interest, a commercial real-estate investment and property management company with assets in Texas and Tennessee. Additionally, Mark is co-founder and partner of Aquasource, Southwest Water, and BigWheel Creative. Mark is a member of the following societies: TAMU CVM - Mark Francis Fellow, Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and Santa Gertrude’s Breeders International (SGBI).

Advisory Board Dr. Christopher Seabury Chief Scientific Consultant

Dr. Christopher M. Seabury is an Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. His scholarly interests include Mammalian molecular genetics, genomics, and population genetics.

Executive Board Lucian Bukowski Board Member

Lucian Bukowski currently serves as Executive Vice President of the Occupier team at CBRE, a provider of end-to-end real estate services in the Greater Houston area. With 18 years of experience in all aspects of office tenant representation, Mr. Bukowski has successfully handled his clients’ real estate requirements in more than 400 transactions totaling 8.2 million square feet, including 15 corporate headquarters for public companies, 16 leases over 100,000 square feet, and five anchor/lead tenant leases for 1,566,770 square feet of new construction.

Get Involved

Your support makes a difference. Join us in stopping the spread of this tragic disease. From planned and monthly giving to volunteer work and fundraising, there are multiple ways to get involved. Contact us below for more information.

  • Volunteer
  • State and Federal Campaign
  • Donate
  • Fundraise
  • Honor & Memorial Giving
  • Annual Fundraiser Event
  • Monthly Giving
  • State Chapter Formation
  • Leadership Giving
  • Sponsor Research Sporting Clays
  • Hunting Field Day
  • Golf Tournament

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Every Dollar Helps

Your contribution will help support the endless hours of research required to stop this devastating disease. Join us in reducing the prevalence of CWD in white-tailed deer and other susceptible cervid species.