Bob Stokes
President, Galveston Bay Foundation
 
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May 16, 2019

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Bob Stokes is a 1990 graduate of Yale University and a 1994 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.  After 10 years of practicing law, in June 2004, Bob left the Harris County Attorney’s Office to become President of the Galveston Bay Foundation.  The Galveston Bay Foundation’s mission is to preserve, protect, and enhance the natural resources of Galveston Bay and its tributaries.  Bob had served on the board of the Foundation for five years prior to taking over as President and had served as the board’s chair for the previous two years.
 
Bob is a current member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Land Trust Council.  Bob has also served on the Board of Directors for Restore America’s Estuaries since 2004 and on the Governing Board of EarthShare of Texas since 2007.  He was awarded the “Environmental Professional of the Year” award in 2011 by the Texas Association of Environmental Professionals. 
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