Mary Cook of Dallas, Texas, is president of the Eugene McDermott Foundation. She is a founding member of the Trinity River Audubon Center, was the chair of the Trinity Trust Board for the overall Trinity River Project (of which the Trinity River Audubon Center is the cornerstone), executive committee on the Dallas Museum of Art Board, and on the executive committee of the Dallas Zoological Society. She enjoys spending her time with her dog and at her ranch in North Texas.