Stephen F. Cooper

Last modified on: 05-22-2023 20:55:36

Vice Chair
(Lower Colorado River Authority)

Entered Office: 12-2015 Term Ends: 02-01-2029

General Information

Home Town: El Campo

Personal Information

Stephen Cooper of El Campo is owner and principal of Emerald Ag Investments and is the former 28-year president and owner of La Tierra de Esmeralda/Emerald Sod Farms, specializing in turf grass, sod and services. He is vice chairman of the El Campo Memorial Hospital Board of Directors and a member of the Texas Water Development Board Region P - Board of Directors. He previously served as chairman of the Leadership Advisory Board of Wharton County AgriLife for 10 years, and is a member of the Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Century Council. Additionally, he is a recipient of the Texas A&M University Distinguished Alumnus award and is a member of the Department of Agriculture Economics’ Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry and the Association of Former Students Leadership Council. Cooper received a Bachelor of Science in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University. Reappointed 6/21/18 and 5/10/2023.