Deborah Davis

President & Treasurer
P.O. Box 36
Tarpley, TX 78883

Debbie received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and studied Animal Science at Southwest Texas State University. With her husband Don, she has run DWD Longhorns, LLC since 1990 and she operates Bandera Grassland™ a Grassfed Texas Longhorn beef marketing company. They offer AirB&B vacation rental of the Longhorn Guest Cabin on their ranch near Utopia, TX.

The Davis’s were Texas’s first partners in the Conservation Security Program in 2004, a USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service program that promotes sustainable agricultural management on private lands. In partnership with friends Rhona and Chad Lemke, they launched the Grassfed Sustainability Group in 2017, a restorative agriculture consulting and educational service based on Savory holistic principles.

She is the Treasurer, Registrar and past President of the Cattlemen’s Texas Longhorn Registry and has served as Secretary and Newsletter Editor for that organization. Mrs. Davis served on the Board of the South Texas Longhorn Association and was its Newsletter Editor 1999--2001. She served on the boards of Holistic Management International-Texas, and Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance, and was Chairman of Artist Reservations with the Women’s Art Guild of Laguna Gloria Museum in Austin, Texas. Debbie received museum docent training from the Austin Nature Center, Elisabet Ney Museum, Laguna Gloria Art Museum and the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas in Austin, and Texas Forums moderator training at the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum.

Cattlemen's Texas Longhorn Conservancy