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Abbott Appoints Skov as Rio Grande Commissioner

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Robert “Bobby” Skov as the Rio Grande Compact commissioner for a term set to expire on June 9, 2025. The commissioner is responsible for administering the provisions of the compact entered into by Texas, Colorado, New Mexico and the United States.

Skov is the owner of SK2 Farms LLC.  He is currently volunteering as director of Weststar Bank, and was previously president of the Valley Gin Company and the El Paso Valley Cotton Association. Skov received a bachelor of science in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University.

This appointment is subject to senate confirmation.


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About Lisa Brown

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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