Gov. Perry Reappoints Johnson to Veterans’ Land Board
Gov. Rick Perry has reappointed Alan Johnson of Harlingen to the Veterans' Land Board for a term to expire Dec. 29, 2016. The board helps veterans purchase land, oversees the Land Fund's purchase of property for resale to veterans, and is authorized to formulate policies and regulations for land transactions.
Johnson is president and CEO of Valley Baptist Service Corporation and Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation, and former city president of Harlingen BBVA Compass Bank. He is chairman of the Port of Harlingen Authority and Valley Baptist Health System, a board member of the Sunny Glen Children's Home, and a member of the Appraisal Institute. He is also past president of the Harlingen Rotary Club and past chairman of the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce. He served in the U.S. Army.
Johnson received a bachelor's degree from Texas A&I University, now Texas A&M University at Kingsville.