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Executive Committee


The ETCOG Executive Committee is comprised of seventeen members and is responsible for carrying out the policies and programs as established by the Board of Directors, managing ETCOG funds, determining regional plans to be undertaken, authorizing contracts, and the application for grants.
Sixteen members of the Executive Committee are representatives of general purpose governments, elected by the Board of Directors from its membership. These representatives serve two year terms, with nine of them elected at the semi-annual Board of Directors meeting prior to the beginning of each odd fiscal year and seven elected in even fiscal years.
One member of the Executive Committee is a representative of a special purpose district and is elected by the Board of Directors from its membership.
The following serve the 2016-2017 ETCOG Executive Committee:
Councilman Bob Tardiff
City of Lindale

Judge Robert Johnston
Anderson County
Judge Bill Stoudt
1st Vice Chair
Gregg County

Mayor J.R. Evans
2nd Vice Chair
City of Quitman

Commissioner Paula Gentry
3rd Vice Chair
Mayor Angela Raiborn
Secretary - Treasurer
City of Rusk
Judge Leann Jones
Panola County

Commissioner Bill Hale
Rusk County

Commissioner William Hatfield
Harrison County

Commissioner Wade McKinney
Henderson County

Commissioner JoAnn Hampton
Smith County

Commissioner Virgil Melton, Jr.
Van Zandt County

Judge A.J. Mason
Camp County

Alderman Victor Perot
Marion County

Joe Humphrey
Rains County

Councilman Merlyn Holmes
City of Kilgore

Ex-Officio Members  
Representative Dan Flynn
House District 2

Senator Bryan Hughes
House District 5





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