Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Roger Cox as Commissioner of the Canadian River Compact for a term expiring December 31, 2027. The Commissioner is responsible for administering the provisions of the Canadian River Compact entered into by Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and the United States, and has all the powers and duties prescribed by the Canadian River Compact.
Roger Cox of Amarillo is a lawyer and shareholder of Underwood Law Firm. He is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Farm & Ranch Real Estate Law, Commercial Real Estate Law and Business Bankruptcy Law. He is Past Vice President of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the Texas State Bar and a life member of the Texas Bar Foundation. He is president of the Tri State Youth Shooting Sports Foundation and previously volunteered as president and trustee of the Kelln Zimmer Memorial Scholarship Foundation. He was also a member of the National Board of Directors of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Cox holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Texas State University and a Juris Doctorate from Saint Mary’s University School of Law.