Governor Abbott Appoints Four To School Land Board
Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Gilbert “Gil” Burciaga and appointed Michael A. Neill, Michael “Scott” Rohrman, and Todd A. Williams to the School Land Board for terms set to expire on August 29, 2021. The Board sets the dates to open received bids for the sale of surveyed land dedicated to the permanent school fund, for the lease of land for prospecting or exploring for, mining, producing, storing, caring for, transporting, preserving, selling, or disposing of oil, gas, or other minerals leased under this chapter, and for the commitment of land to a contract for development.
Gilbert “Gil” Burciaga of Austin is the chairman of ARM Energy LLC. He currently serves as a member of the Hyde Park Baptist Church Foundation. Burciaga received a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University.
Michael A. Neill of Athens is the chief executive officer of First State Bank in Athens. He is a member of the Texas Bankers Association, board member of the East Texas Arboretum Foundation, and treasurer and scholarship chair of the Henderson County Texas Exes. Neill received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration in Banking and Financial Institutions from Sam Houston State University, and is a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.
Michael “Scott” Rohrman of Dallas is the owner, founder, and president of 42 Real Estate, LLC. He is an executive board member of Boy Scouts of America Circle Ten Council and the Real Estate Council of Dallas. Additionally, he is a board member of the Downtown Dallas, Inc. Public Improvement District, Carry the Load – Remembering Memorial Day, and Deep Ellum Foundation. Rohrman received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and a Master of Science in Education from Baylor University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Southern Methodist University.
Todd A. Williams of Dallas is the chairman and chief executive officer of The Commit Partnership and the founder and president of the Todd A. Williams Family Foundation. He is a the former chairman of the board for the Real Estate Council of Dallas and the Real Estate Finance Investment Center at The University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, he is the former chairman of the Dallas ISD Citizen Budget Commission, Teach for America Dallas Fort Worth, and Austin College. Williams received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Austin College and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.