Drought Preparedness Council (DPC)

DPC was authorized and established by the 76th legislature (HB 2660) in 1999, subsequent to the establishment of the Drought Monitoring and Response Committee (75th legislature, SB 1). The chief of the Texas Division of Emergency Management is the state drought manager. The state drought manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the drought response component of the state water plan.

Membership:
Chair: Nim Kidd
Lynne Fahlquist
Chuck Phinney
TDEM SME: John Honore
Oscar Fogale
David Pointon
TDEM Clerk: TBD
Sam Marie Hermitte
Larry Shine
Julie Andress
David Jackson
Nicole Sidoff
Steven Bednarz
Gilbert Jordan
Adriana Thomas
David Bradsby
Dana Lazarus
David A. Van Dresar
Scott Breit
Clifford Lindell
David Villarreal
Mario Chapa
Thomas Michael Martine
Gordon Wells
Kenneth Coonrod
John Nielsen-Gammon
Yujuin Yang