The Advisory Committee, appointed by the City of Fredericksburg City Council on May 6, 2013, held their first meeting on May 29, 2013 at City Hall. Fort Martin Scott is a Nationally Designated Historic Site owned and operated by the City of Fredericksburg. The Committee's stated purpose is to advise the City of Fredericksburg on issues regarding promotion, development, interpretation, curation and special 
​events of Fort Martin Scott.

​The Fort Martin Scott Advisory Committee represents a cross-section of individuals with expertise and interest in Fort Martin Scott and its place in the rich history of Fredericksburg, Texas.
ERNIE LOEFFLER
Mr. Loeffler is the Director of the Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau. Mr. Loeffler and the CVB are dedicated to promoting the Fort Martin Scott Historic Site as an important local historical attraction.

JOSEPH LUTHER, Ph.D.
Dr. Luther is a sixth generation Texan, Professor Emeritus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, archaeologist and historian. He recently published Fort Martin Scott: Guardian of the Treaty available through the History Press.

JIM McCRAE
Mr. McCrae is a retired healthcare executive and historical researcher. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Education Chairman of the Former Texas Rangers Foundation.

DWIGHT OESTREICH
Mr. Oestreich is the owner/broker of Century 21 Sunset Realtors. He is the recipient of many service and humanitarian awards. He was President of the Fredericksburg Heritage Foundation, which directed the 1980s restoration projects at Fort Martin Scott.

STEVE THOMAS
Mr. Thomas is a local architect. His love for Fort Martin Scott began as a youngster growing up in Fredericksburg. His affinity for the fort grew during the time when his mother, an anthropologist, was working at the fort site.

BRENT WALDOCH
Mr. Waldoch is a Director with the Texas Hill Country Higher Education Development Foundation. He served as President of the Gillespie County Historical Society for many years, including the time period that GCHS managed Fort Martin Scott for the City of Fredericksburg.

BARRY WAGNER
Mr. Wagner was one of the first architects in the State of Texas to concentrate knowledge and experience in historic preservation and adaptive re-use. He is responsible for the first conceptual plan for Fort Martin Scott. He recently completed the first phase of preservation of the historic site Presidio de San Saba in Menard County.
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