Gov. Abbott appoints two from Round Rock to serve on river authority board

Boles, Flores to serve on Brazos River Authority board of directors

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Rusty Boles and Cynthia Flores, both of Round Rock, to the Brazos River Authority Board of Directors for terms set to expire on Feb. 1, 2021.

The Board formulates plans deemed essential to the operation of the District and its administration in the control, storing, preservation and distribution of the storm and flood waters of the Brazos River and its tributary streams. In addition, the authority may discover, develop, and produce groundwater in the Brazos River basin for the use of its customers.

The City of Round Rock is a wholesale customer of the BRA.

Abbott also appointed were Rick Huber, John Henry Luton, Ford Taylor and reappointed Bill Rankin and Jeff Tallas Governor Abbott additionally appointed Jarrod Smith for a term set to expire on February 1, 2017.

Boles is the broker for Summit Commercial, a commercial real estate company that serves both private individuals and public entities. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and The Texas Real Estate Commission. Additionally, he is on the board of directors on the Round Rock YMCA and the Capital Area Council of Governments. Boles received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas State University and a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s School of Law.

Flores is a case manager for the Round Rock Area Serving Center. She is an ambassador and Leadership Round Rock Community Day, co-chair for the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce, board member and governance committee chair for the Williamson Burnet County Opportunities, Inc., and board member for Footprints Children’s Grief Ministry. In addition, she is a member of the Williamson County Nonprofit Networking Group, Catholic Business Networking Group, and Round Rock Ministerial Fellowship. Flores received a Bachelor of Science from University of North Texas.

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