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Mr. John R. "Bob" Garrett

Mr. John R. "Bob" GarrettTerm expires 2019

Reappointed by Governor Rick Perry to a second term in 2013, John R. “Bob” Garrett of Tyler earned a bachelor of science degree in biology and chemistry from SFA in 1975 and holds a master of business administration from the University of Texas at Tyler. He is a residential and commercial real estate developer and president and CEO of Fair Oil Company, a Tyler-based oil and gas exploration company established in 1931. Mr. Garrett is chairman of the Tyler Development Code Committee, vice president of the RW Fair Foundation, and a board member of the University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center and Salvation Army of Tyler. He serves as a director of Southside Bank. He is a past president of the Texas Association of Home Builders and Tyler Area Builders Association, a past state representative of the National Association of Home Builders and served for 15 years as a director of the Tyler Economic Development Council. Mr. Garrett served as chair of the SFA Board of Regents from 2011-2013.

Mr. John R. “Bob” Garrett P.O. Box 1084 Tyler, TX 745710 (903) 510-6517

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