Governor Abbott Reappoints Buford To State Soil And Water Conservation Board

April 3, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Tina Yturria Buford to the State Soil and Water Conservation Board for a term set to expire on February 1, 2020. The board administers Texas’ soil and water conservation law, and coordinates conservation and pollution abatement programs throughout the state.

Tina Yturria Buford of Harlingen is the education project manager for the East Foundation, developing natural resource education programs for South Texas youth. In addition, she works alongside her family at the H. Yturria Land and Cattle Company. She is an appointee to the Governor’s Commission for Women, president of Texan by Nature, director of the Sand County Foundation, and advisory board member for the Texas Agricultural Land Trust. She previously served as president of both the Texas Wildlife Association and Texas Wildlife Association Foundation. Buford received a Bachelor of Science in rangeland ecology and management from Texas A&M University at College Station and a certificate in ranch management from the Texas Christian University School of Ranch Management.