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Abbott Appoints Eddie Hopkins to River Authority Board

Gov. Greg Abbott recently appointed Eddie Hopkins for a term set to expire September 5, 2023 to the Angelina and Neches River Authority board of directors. The board constructs, maintains and operates in the valleys of the Neches River and its tributaries.

Hopkins is the executive director of the Jasper Economic Development Corporation. He is the board chair of the Texas Forest Country Partnership, president of the Jasper Public School Foundation, vice chair of the University Interscholastic League Sports Officials committee, and board member of Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas, Jasper County Airport Advisory Board, Jasper Higher Education and Technology Foundation.

This appointment is subject to senate confirmation.


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Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM. In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.

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