Representative Drew Darby Appointed to Southern States Energy Board


jackson-walker-attorney-thumb-DarbyDrewState Representative Drew Darby has been appointed to the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB), an interstate compact organization that promotes innovation in energy and environmental programs to enhance economic development and quality of life in the South. Representative Darby will serve on the board alongside Governor Greg Abbott, Senator Craig Estes, and Governor Abbott’s alternate, Commissioner Christi Craddick.

SSEB is an organization of representatives from 16 states as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization works with state legislators on a diverse range of initiatives related to carbon capture and storage, unconventional resources, water/wastewater storage and transport, and other issues in the energy industry.

As part of the SSEB, Representative Darby will participate in a number of sessions to discuss the organization’s key issues and priorities. He will provide input on budget considerations, policy positions, and the election of officers.

For more information on the SSEB, visit http://www.sseb.org/.

About Representative Drew Darby

State Representative Drew Darby is a member of Jackson Walker’s Energy and Real Estate practice groups. He was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006, and represents nine West Texas counties. His jurisdiction spans the Concho Valley and Permian Basin – an area that is larger than seven states. Representative Darby currently serves as Chairman of the Energy Resources Committee, Chairman of the State & Federal Power & Responsibility Select Committee and as a member of Ways and Means Committee.