The Texas Rice Council operates exclusively for agricultural purposes, with its primary purpose the betterment of the conditions of those engaged in agricultural pursuits, the improvement of the grade of their products and the development of a higher degree of efficiency in agriculture. 

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Tommy Turner

PresidentMember At-LargeDENNIS-R-DELAUGHTER-BIO-125×125

Dennis DeLaughter

First Vice PresidentMember At-Large

David Welch

Second Vice PresidentWaller, TX

Elected Texas Rice Council Board Members

Southwest Representatives

Galen Franz, Victoria County

Jason Franz, Matagorda County

Gary Skalicky, Jackson County

Members At-Large

Tommy Turner

Dennis DeLaughter

Northeast & East

John Jenkins, Chambers County

William Reneau, Jefferson County

Casey Smith, Brazoria County

Steve Devillier, Chambers County

Neil Stoesser, Liberty County


Thomas Wynn, Wharton County

Andy Anderson, Colorado

William Garrett, Lavaca

David Welch, Waller

Raymond Rabius, Wharton

Frank Stasney, Fort Bend

  • Texas Rice Council
  • Texas Rice Producers
  • Texas Rice Producers Legislative Group
  • Texas Rice Research Foundation
  • Texas Rice Improvement Association
  • Texas Rice Industry Coalition for the Environment (R.I.C.E.)
  • Texas Resources



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