Zet Baer, CFEE, is currently serving as Interim Executive Director of the King William Association. Zet served as Manager of the King William Fair from 2008 - 2017 and continues to consult with the Fair staff.
Her B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin has been supplemented by numerous art courses over the years. Her interest in life-long learning and the sustainability of nonprofits has brought her through several areas of professional training. Zet is a Certified Festival and Event Executive through the International Festival and Events Association, and she has obtained the Nonprofit Management Certification from Our Lady of the Lake University and the Social Media Communications Certification for Nonprofit Organizations from the H-E-B School of Business and Administration at the University of the Incarnate Word through her work with the San Antonio Area Foundation. In 2017 the Texas Festivals & Events Association awarded her the Carson T. Watt Professional of the Year at their annual conference. Zet is also a Certified Tourism Ambassador and a World Heritage Ambassador who loves to share the heart and soul of beautiful San Antonio with others.
In addition to her work with the King William neighborhood, Zet is the Creative Director and Co-Founder the Celebration Circle with her husband, Rudi Harst. Together they are deeply committed to the process of building community through creative expression. This is best expressed in the way they have supported their son, Mateo, as he has grown into a compassionate and loving man.