Governor Abbott Appoints Harper To Sulphur River Regional Mobility Authority

April 23, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Harper Holland as the presiding officer of the Sulphur River Regional Mobility Authority for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021. The regional mobility authority is a political subdivision that allows local transportation planning and project delivery leaders to partner with the state to deliver transportation infrastructure projects that will serve Lamar, Delta, and Hunt Counties.

Holland Harper of Paris is president of Harrison, Walker and Harper, LP, a project management, construction, and engineering company established in Paris in 1887. He is an active member of the Church of the Holy Cross and spends his time supporting youth athletics and youth education in Lamar County. He served ten years in the U.S. Army Reserve, having received an honorable discharge in 2008. Harper received an undergraduate degree in international studies from Austin College in Sherman and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M Commerce, and graduated from the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard University.

This appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.