Board of Directors

The High Plains Underground Water Conservation District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. Each board member is elected to serve a four-year term representing residents of counties within a single District Directors' Precinct.

Regular monthly Board of Directors meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.  Please check the HPWD Calendar and/or "Agendas and Official Notices" page for time and location. 

Click here to view the District Director's Precinct Map

James Powell James Powell
Lubbock TX

Director - Precinct One

Represents the portion of Crosby County within the district, all of Lubbock County, and all of Lynn County.

(Term 2010-2014)

  Brad Heffington

Director - Precinct Two

Represents all of Cochran County, the portion of Hockley County within the district, and all of Lamb County.

(Term 2010-2014) Fills unexpired term of Jim Copeland, who resigned.

 Mike Beauchamp, Precinct 3 District Director

Mike Beauchamp
Friona TX

Director - Precinct Three

Represents all of Bailey County, the portion of Castro County within the district, and all of Parmer County.

(Term 2012-2016) -- filling unexpired term.

 Lynn Tate, Precinct 4 District Director Lynn Tate
Amarillo TX

Director - Precinct Four

Represents the portions of Armstrong, Deaf Smith, Potter, and Randall Counties within the district.

(Term 2012-2016)


Ronnie Hopper
Petersburg TX

Director - Precinct Five

Represents the portion of Floyd County within the district, all of Hale County, and all of Swisher County.

(Term 2010-2014)  Fills unexpired term of Bruce Rigler, who resigned.