Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Soil and Water Conservation Board, Texas State*

7 Members - Term: 2 Years

General Information

1497 Country View LaneTemple, TX 76504-8806


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair David Basinger Deport, 05-05-2020
Vice Chair Scott Buckles Stratford, 05-04-2021
Board Member(s) Josť Dodier, Jr. Zapata, 05-04-2021
Marty H. Graham Rocksprings, 05-05-2020
Barry Mahler Iowa Park, 05-04-2021
Governor Appointee(s) Tina Yturria Buford Harlingen, 02-01-2024
Position Vacant 02-01-2029


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Rex Isom (254) 773-2250


Established by the Texas Legislature in 1939, the TSSWCB is governed by seven board members, all of which are actively involved in agriculture or silviculture. Five of the board members are voted in by a delegation of their local peers, and two board members are appointed by the Governor of Texas.

* Subject to the Texas Sunset Act; will be reviewed in 2035.