Gov. reappoints Beach City resident to Coastal Water Authority Board of Directors

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has reappointed Douglas Walker of Beach City to the Coastal Water Authority Board of Directors for terms to expire April 1, 2013.
The board oversees the authority’s provision of untreated surface water to the cities of Houston, Baytown and Deer Park.
Walker is retired director of the ExxonMobil Chemical Company’s Singapore Chemical Manufacturing Plant.
He is treasurer and past chair of the Lee College Foundation Board of Directors and chair of the Bay Area Rehabilitation Center Board of Directors.
He is also past president of the Rotary Club of Baytown, past assistant governor of Rotary District 5890, a past member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and past board member of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce and Baytown YMCA.
Walker received a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University and a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University.
Also reaapointed was Zebulun Nash of Houston.