Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Sabine River Authority Board Of Directors

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Communication

The purpose of the Sabine River Authority is to conserve, store, control, preserve, utilize, and distribute the storm and flood waters and the waters of the Sabine River and its tributaries.

Governor Abbott has reappointed Jeffrey D. “Jeff” Jacobs and appointed Joshua A. “Josh” McAdams and Kevin M. Williams to the Sabine River Authority Board of Directors for terms set to expire on July 6, 2025. The purpose of the Sabine River Authority is to conserve, store, control, preserve, utilize, and distribute the storm and flood waters and the waters of the Sabine River and its tributaries.

Jeffrey D. “Jeff” Jacobs of Kaufman is the owner/partner of Jacobs Farms, a cow-calf operation, and part owner of Flyin’ J Transport, an ag commodities trucking company. He is a board member on the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service Ag Increment Advisory Board and the Rockwall County Farm Bureau Board of Directors. He has a background in water/wastewater transmission and distribution construction. Jacobs attended Eastfield College in Mesquite, where he studied drafting.

Joshua A. “Josh” McAdams of Center is owner of Midstream Transportation and vice president of McAdams Propane Company. He is president elect of Texas Propane Gas Association and a member of National Propane Gas Association. In addition, he is president of Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center and a member of Shelby County Cookers and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s Area Go Texan Committee. McAdams received a Bachelor of Business Administration in management from Texas A&M University.

Kevin M. Williams of Orange is owner of Cypress Bayou Industrial. He serves on the board of First Financial Bank, and as a member of Rotary District and ABC Associated Builders & Contractors. In addition, he is a member of Faith United Methodist Church and Krewe De Bon Amis. Williams received a Bachelor of Science in economics from Texas A&M University.