Governor Abbott Appoints Three To The Upper Guadalupe River Authority

April 19, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott reappointed D. Michael “Mike” Hughes and William R. “Bill” Rector, M.D., and appointed Margaret B. “Maggie” Snow to the Upper Guadalupe River Authority for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023. The river authority is responsible for control, storing, preservation, and distribution of the waters of the Upper Guadalupe River and its tributaries.

D. Michael “Mike” Hughes of Ingram is the former owner and operator of Broken Arrow Ranch, Inc. He is the founder, former director, and past chairman of the Board of Oceaneering International, Inc. He is former president of the Association of Diving Contractors and the Exotic Wildlife Association, former director of the National Ocean Industries Association, and former honorary chairman of Hunters for the Hungry. Hughes was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army and received a civil engineering degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

William R. “Bill” Rector, M.D. of Kerrville is a diagnostic radiologist. He currently serves part time as a teaching and diagnostic radiologist for the U.S. Air Force Wilford Hall Hospital in San Antonio. He was a partner and radiologist at Peterson Regional Medical Center for 31 years. He is a member of the Kerr-Bandera County Medical Society and the Kerr County Historical Commission and member emeritus of the American Medical Association. In addition, he is a board member of Symphony of the Hills, board president of the newly formed Heart of the Hills Heritage Center, and president of the Historic Downtown Business Alliance. Rector was honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force. He received a Bachelor of Science in zoology from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Medicine from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

Margaret B. “Maggie” Snow of Kerrville is the co-owner and appraiser of TexAppraise, Inc. She is a member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and the Appraisal Institute. She was the first woman in Texas to receive the Accredited Rural Appraiser designation. In addition, she is an adult leader of Kerr County 4-H Shooting Sports and a member of the Executive Women’s Club. Snow received her Bachelor of Science in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University.