Samantha Stried Reiter

General Manager

Ms. Reiter was born and raised in Round Rock, Texas.  She moved to Montgomery County in 2010 and began her career with Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District.  Ms. Reiter earned both an Associates degree from Blinn College in Bryan and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University.  Samantha has held a variety of positions with the District, getting her start in 2010 as the Executive Administrative Assistant to the General Manager and assumed the role of Permitting Director in 2012.  She was promoted to Assistant General Manager in July 2017 and became the Interim General Manager in March 2019.  At the August 13, 2019 Board of Directors Meeting, Ms. Reiter was announced as the permanent General Manager for Lone Star GCD. In addition to her duties as GM, Ms. Reiter continues to manage the permitting department and oversees the District's GIS and online permitting database.  She is also the District's Public Information Officer.  Samantha prides herself on being well versed on the District's rules and regulations as well as staying in tune with legislative changes to groundwater laws in Texas. 

She is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery County (Class of 2015) and is a UT School of Law Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution Fellows (2018). Samantha is also involved with the Montgomery County Fair & Rodeo and active in her children’s school PTO.