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TPWD News Release — Feb. 2, 2011

Gov. Perry Appoints Scott to Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

News from the Governor’s office

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Richard ‘Dick’ Scott of Wimberley and reappointed Dan Friedkin of Houston to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2017. The commission oversees the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Scott is co-owner of Trans-Global Solutions Inc. He is a member of Delta Sigma Pi and the Boys and Girls Country of Houston Executive Board. He is also a volunteer contributor for the Hays County Future Farmers of America and 4H Club, a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show Committee, and a past board member of the Lower Colorado River Authority. Scott received a bachelor’s degree from Lamar University.

Friedkin is chairman and CEO of The Friedkin Group. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and a board member of the Texas A&M University Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute. He is also past director of the Houston Zoological Society and a past trustee of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Friedkin received a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a Master of Business Administration from Rice University.

These appointments are subject to senate confirmation.

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