HOUSTON – July 1, 2019 – Houston Shareholder Dwayne L. Mason of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been elected to the board of trustees for the Association of Water Board Directors (AWBD) - Texas, an advocacy group for the state’s various water districts. Mason will serve as treasurer. For more than 20 years, Mason has served as a director in public utility districts, first in Harris County Municipal Utility District 222 from 1995 to 2006, and from 2009 – present in Harris County Improvement District #18, where he is a founding director, and currently serves as vice president.
The association is composed of municipal utility districts, public utility districts, special utility districts, utility districts, and water control and improvement districts. The organization serves as the industry expert and source of education for water district operation and management in Texas.
The board of trustees is the AWBD’s governing body. To be eligible for the board consideration, members must have been active in the organization for at least two consecutive years. Once elected, board members are limited to three consecutive two-year terms in office.
Mason is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, where he focuses on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and technology-based commercial litigation. Before practicing law, he was a professional engineer who worked on the engineering, design, and construction of refineries, chemical plants, power plants, and oil and gas production and processing facilities throughout Texas.
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