J. Purvis Appointed to Texan By Nature Board of Directors

J. Purvis Appointed to Texan by Nature Board of Directors
Nonpartisan Conservation Nonprofit, Founded by Former First Lady Laura Bush, Appoints New Director to its Prestigious Statewide Board

February 19, 2024 – TEXAS –Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texan-led conservation nonprofit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, is proud to announce the appointment of J. Purvis to its Board of Directors. With a venerable 36-year career in ranching, oil, and gas, J. Purvis brings extensive experience to his new role, providing strategic guidance and support as TxN continues to expand its mission of advancing conservation by uniting conservation and industry.

“We are thrilled to have a deeply respected industry and community leader join our board,” said Joni Carswell, CEO and President of Texan by Nature. “J. brings vast perspective in conservation and land management practices for landowners, ranchers, and oil and gas producers. We believe his expertise and proven leadership will be an invaluable asset as we navigate Texan by Nature’s future course across the state and beyond.”

J. Purvis is an active member of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association, the American Association of Petroleum Landmen, the Permian Basin Landman’s Association, the Wildcat Committee, and the Southwest Cattle Raisers Association. Drawing upon J.’s extensive expertise in ranching, oil, and gas industries has proven instrumental in advancing these sectors through the implementation of innovative conservation and growth management practices. These efforts were recently acknowledged as the Purvis Land and Cattle Company was honored as an Outstanding Conservation Rancher, receiving the Area 2 Texas Conservation Award for 2023.

“I’m honored to join Texan by Nature’s Board of Directors and excited to take part in leading the organization into the future,” said J. Purvis “TxN’s mission to bring together business and conservation is crucial to the continued prosperity of the state and the world.”

Texan by Nature connects hundreds of conservation partners to catalyze conservation investment and activity across Texas. To learn more about TxN partnerships and programs or to get involved, please visitwww.texanbynature.org.


About Texan by Nature:
Texan by Nature (TxN) unites conservation and business leaders who believe Texas’ prosperity is dependent on the conservation of its natural resources. TxN, founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, acts as an accelerator for conservation groups and a strategic partner for business. TxN supports 150+ conservation organizations and has accelerated projects and programs that have impacted 7 million-plus people, 20 million acres, and all of Texas’ 254 counties. Get involved and learn more at www.texanbynature.org and follow us on Facebook @TexanbyNature, Twitter @TexanbyNature, and Instagram @texanbynature for the latest.

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