Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Red River Authority of Texas board of directors for terms to expire Aug. 11, 2019. The board oversees the conservation, preservation and development of water resources in the Red River basin.
Cole Camp of Amarillo is a senior environmental specialist for Pioneer Natural Resources Co. He is a member of the Amarillo Water Conservation Team and a participant in the Amarillo Independent School District iLead Program and Amarillo Opportunity School LIPS Fund Raising Event. Camp received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He is reappointed to the board.
Penny Carpenter of Silverton is a self-employed rancher. She is a member of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, American Quarter Horse Association, Texas Farm Bureau and the National Cutting Horse Association. She is also vice president and past president of the Palo Duro Cutting Horse Association, board member of The West Texas Futurity, past secretary of the Silverton Independent School District School Board and past board member of the Panhandle Cutting Horse Association. Carpenter received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University. She is reappointed to the board.
Stephen Thornhill of Denison is a financial advisor with the Schweizer-Thornhill Wealth Management Group of Well Fargo Advisors LLC in Sherman. He is president-elect and a board member of the Petroleum Engineers Club of Dallas, and a member of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers and American Association of Petroleum Geologists. He is also a member of the Baylor Alumni Association, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and Great Days of Service in Denison, and past president of the Rotary Club of Hurricane Creek. Thornhill received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in geology from Baylor University.