Glenn Jarvis Retirement
Glenn Jarvis is one of the few remaining charter members of the initial coordinating body of the Region M Group that was created February 19, 1998 by the Texas Water Development Board and he has served as chairman of the Group for the 17 years since the first meeting held on April 15, 1998. His 50 plus years of experience in the field of water law and extensive knowledge of the law of the Rio Grande has been an invaluable asset to the Group. After the Group unanimously voted to adopt the 2016 Rio Grande Regional Water Plan, Mr. Jarvis declined nominations to continue in this leadership role but will stay on as a voting member.
Following this announcement Mr. Jarvis was honored by Representative Eddie Lucio, III with a resolution written by the Texas Legislature that was presented by the Representative's Chief of Staff, Ruben O'Bell. Representative Lucio regrettably was unable to present the resolution himself, but Mr. O'Bell stated that Mr. Lucio is the President of [Mr. Jarvis] fan club.
Ms. Kathleen Jackson, TWDB Board Member, presented a certificate of appreciation to Mr. Jarvis that reads, "The Texas Water Development Board extends our gratitude to Glenn Jarvis for his years of dedicated leadership as Chairman of the Region M Water Planning Group and his commitment to Texas water".
Mr. Jarvis was taken by surprise by these honors and received a standing ovation from the Group as he accepted them and thanked Ms. Jackson and Mr. O'Bell.