Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Linda R. Thomas presiding officer of the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority for a term set to expire February 1, 2020. The Regional Mobility Authority is a political subdivision created to finance, acquire, design, construct, operate, maintain, expand or extend transportation projects in North East Texas.
Linda R. Thomas of Longview is a general partner at Butter Ryan Partners, Ltd. She is a board member of the Texas Department of Transportation’s I20 and I30 East Texas Corridor Advisory Committees, as well as the East Texas Council of Governments Rural Planning Organization. She is treasurer of the Good Shepherd Medical Center Foundation Board and member of The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center Development Council and the East Texas Area Boy Scouts of America Foundation. Additionally, she is past president of the Longview Rotary Club and a member of the Greater Longview United Way, Longview Economic Development Corporation, and Junior League of Longview. Thomas received a Bachelor of Arts in English from The University of Texas at Austin.