Braun Oaks
Board Members
President - Daniel Baird
Dan started off on the board by recommending his wife for the board initially.  After agreeing to serve himself after she sent him back, he has progressed to his current role over the years by simply saying yes and being willing to serve.  He has a wife, 4 kids, two of which live here full time while attending local schools, and a dog as well. 
Shall preside at meetings of the Board of Directors; shall see that orders and resolutions of the board are carried out; shall sign all leases, mortgages, deeds and other written instruments and shall co-sign all checks and promissory notes, except as may be otherwise approved by the Board of Directors.  
Vice President - Robert De La Garza
Robert has been in the community since 2005.  He has an engineering and architectural background.  He is a great resource and offers a real sense of service to our community.  He loves his pets and is avid walker in the community as well. 
Shall act in the place and stead of the President in the event of his absence, inability or refusal to act, and shall exercise and discharge such duties as may be required of him by the board.  Coordinates Quarterly Newsletter with board recommendations.
Treasurer - Gabe Fossen
Gabe and his wife have been in Braun Oaks for over 2 years now.  They just had their first baby and excited to be new parents here. This is Gabe's second year on the board. 
Shall receive and deposit in appropriate bank accounts all monies of the Association, and shall disburse such funds as directed by resolution of the Board of Directors; shall sign all checks and promissory notes of the Association; keep proper books of account; cause an annual audit of the Association books to be made by a public accountant at the completion of each fiscal year; and shall prepare an annual budget and a statement of income and expenditures to be presented to the membership at its regular annual meeting, and deliver a copy to the Members.
Secretary - Alesa Arnett
Alesa and her family have lived in Braun Oaks since 2008. She is a proud, retired Air Force Medic and has worked outside the home until just 2018. Now, this proud Mom and Nanna is a Certified Medical Assistant, Family Caregiver and soon-to-be personal trainer.  She's looking forward to becoming more involved in our community and hopes to see you at our events!
Shall record the votes and keep the minutes of all meetings and proceedings of the board and of the Members; serve notice of meetings of the board and of the Members; keep appropriate current records showing the Members of the Association together with their addresses, and shall perform other duties as required by the board.
Member at Large - Alan Denney
Alan is retired and has been living in the community for some time now.  He is a contributor to the board and has an engineering background in the armed forces.  He is an avid dog walker and loves to spend time working in his yard. 
Maintain communication with community and assist the other officers in their duties. Updates website as needed and assists in organization of community events as able. 
Bookkeeper - Laura Bruha
Laura has been living in Braun Oaks since her home was built here.  She is very active in the community outside of her role as our HOA Bookkeeper.  She has a husband, young son, and a beautiful dog as well.
Laura is responsible for all the neighborhood bookkeeping, association dues, information related to resale certificates and title transfers as well as reserving the clubhouse or pool.  She can be reached at for inquires related to swimming pool and club house rentals. For inquires related to neighborhood association dues and property information, she can be reached via email at
Facilities Manager - David Bertch
David is school coach by profession and has seen many of the local kids grow up over the years.  He lives in our community and has a wife, now grown kids, and some fine guard dogs as well. David is an avid bike rider and does a lot to ensure our facilities are as well maintained as possible.
David is responsible for the upkeep of our pool, clubhouse and tennis facilities and can be reached at for inquires related to swimming pool, lifeguard employment general grounds upkeep.
Swim Team Rep: Nina Clarkson
The Swim Team Rep is responsible for managing the Braun Oaks Swim Club and Braun Oaks Swim Club account with the Bookkeeper.  

The Board of Directors have the power to:
  • Enforce collection of assessments; 
  • Contract services for maintenance of common areas; 
  • Act in the name of the Association; 
  • Fix the amount of the assessment; 
  • Hold an annual meeting of the members (mandatory);
  • Maintain proper records, including but not limited to finances.
To access board meeting minutes, please log-in as a member for access and review.
To make a recommendation about agenda items, volunteer to serve on the board, or other concerns, please drop us a line using our online contact page.
Our Mailing Address is: 10555 Tezel Road, San Antonio, Tx 78254
Upcoming Events
COP Program
Thursday, September 26th, 6 pm to 10 pm at Prue Substation
Learn more about COP by using this link.  Be the "eyes and ears" for our community. 
End of Swim Season Party/ NNO Roll Out
Saturday, September 28th, 4 pm to 6 pm at Braun Oaks Community Center
The Pool closes on September 30th. National Night Out is October 2nd.  
Let's celebrate them both with a grand community event.  Our focus, Neighborhood Safety.
Come meet your SAFFE officer and other city representatives and pick up some free gear and free food.
News Articles
Posted on Jun 25th, 2019
SAPD is excited to partner with Neighbors by Ring
The San Antonio Police Department is proud to announce that it is joining the free Neighbors app by Ring to provide the San Antonio community with real-time, local crime and safety information. Neighbors aims to reduce crime in neighborhoods by connecting people, security cameras and law enforcement.
“The San Antonio Police Department is excited to partner with Neighbors by Ring. This collaboration provides our officers and detectives yet another resource in our efforts to improve the quality of life for the residents of San Antonio. By working together, we can create safer communities.” - Chief of Police William P. McManus
How It Works
To download the Neighbors app for free on iOS or Android click here: or text ‘sapd’ to 555888 from your smartphone.
Opt-in to join your neighborhood.
Customize the geographic area you want to receive notifications for (users must verify where they are located and cannot participate in other neighborhoods).
Receive real-time alerts from your neighbors, local law enforcement and the Ring team that inform of crime and safety alerts as they happen.
View local crime and safety posts via a live feed or interactive map.
Share text updates, photos and videos taken on any device, including Ring’s home security devices.
Work with your community to make neighborhoods safer.
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Posted on Nov 10th, 2017
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