Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Lower Neches Valley Authority Board Of Directors
Governor Abbott has reappointed Steven R. “Steve” Lucas and Charles “Caleb” Spurlock, D.D.D. and appointed James M. Scott for terms set to expire on July 28, 2025 to the Lower Neches Valley Authority Board of Directors. The Lower Neches Valley Authority has a duty to conserve, control and utilize the waters of the Neches River and its tributaries including storm and flood waters; authorizing the storing, controlling, conservation and distribution of storm and flood waters of the Neches River and its tributaries, within and/ or without such district, for irrigation, domestic, industrial and municipal uses, and also for hydroelectric power. The Authority may also sponsor and participate in an economic development program within the areas served by the Authority intended to strengthen the economic base and further the economic development of the state.
Steven R. “Steve” Lucas of Beaumont is bank office president of Allegiance Bank. He is a member and former treasurer and of the Rotary Club of Beaumont, board member and former president/chairman of the United Way of Beaumont, and Lay Leader for Wesley United Methodist Church. Additionally, he is a member and former president of the Beaumont Public Schools Foundation Board of Directors and a school business partnership volunteer for Beaumont Independent School District. Lucas received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Lamar University.
Charles “Caleb” Spurlock, D.D.S. of Woodville is a dentist and owner of C. Caleb Spurlock, DDS, PLLC. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the Dental Society of Southeast Texas. Additionally, he is a member and past president of the Woodville Lions Club and a former city councilman for the City of Woodville. Spurlock attended Texas A&M University and Lamar University and received a Doctor of Dental Surgery from The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
James M. Scott of Beaumont is president of Trans-Global Solutions, Inc. He is the current chairman of the Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners and treasurer of the Baytown & West Chambers County Economic Development Foundation. Additionally, he is vice president of the Gay D. & William F. Scott Foundation and board member of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce. Scott received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.