Join “The Cast” – GBF Young Professionals



The Cast, an affiliate of the Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF), is a membership-based young professionals group helping to fulfill GBF’s mission to preserve, protect, and enhance Galveston Bay. Through membership in the Cast, young professionals raise awareness of the Bay and become leaders in our conservation community. The Cast members participate in wildlife workdays, attend the Guardian of the Bay Luncheon, and enjoy social+service events planned just for the Cast.

Membership Dues

Individuals – $50/year
Couples – $90/year


Celebrate, network, and learn
during regular Cast-only social+service activities
Keep up to date with invites
to GBF’s quarterly and annual membership meetings
Serve on the Advisory Council
Apply to serve on the Advisory Council and provide leadership to the organization
Participate in volunteer events
like GBF’s nationally-recognized Marsh Mania and Trash Bash
Receive one-of-a-kind Cast Apparel
New members receive a Cast t-shirt!
Plan future Cast activities
by being a part of the Cast Leadership Committee
Ride in Bike Around the Bay sponsored by Shell
with other young professionals as part of the Cast team


Download this calendar

To pay by check, please complete this membership form and mail to: Galveston Bay Foundation, Attn: Genevieve Genest, 1100 Hercules Avenue, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77058.

If you have questions about benefits, dues, or becoming a member, contact Genevieve at 281-332-3381 x 204 or

Host the Cast

Is your restaurant, wine bar, pub, or organization looking to host young professionals?

The Cast events are made possible through the generous support of local venues and organizations. If you are interested in hosting a happy hour or other event for The Cast in partnership with GBF, please contact Greg at In exchange for in-kind space, food, and supply donations, GBF recognizes sponsors on event e-vites, The Cast webpage, and through The Cast’s Facebook page.

GBF thanks Cottonwood, Ragin Cajun, Celtic Gardens, Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar, and J. Blacks Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge for hosting recent Cast happy hours.

to stay up-to-date on upcoming Cast events!