Robert E. McKnight Jr. of Fort Davis, Texas, raises registered and commercial Herefords and crossbred cattle on ranch land in Jeff Davis, Brewster, Presidio, Reeves and Crane counties. He became a director in 1989.
McKnight graduated from Texas Christian University with a business degree.
McKnight has served as a director of the local water and soil conservation board. He is a director for the Federal Reserve Bank in El Paso. McKnight is also past president of the Highland Hereford Breeders Association and director of the Sandhills Hereford and Quarter Horse Show.
He is married to Lynda.