Posted 1/28/2021

The Board of Directors of Heritage Land Bank announced today the results of its election of Board leadership. Kevin Sampson of Troup, Texas was elected Board chair and Roger Claxton of Celeste, Texas was elected vice-chair.

Sampson is the chief engineer for M.P. Industries, Inc. in Tyler, Texas and runs a cow-calf operation in Smith County. Additionally, Sampson produces hay, forage, Tifton 85 sprigs and timber. Sampson has served on the board of Heritage Land Bank since 2006.

Claxton owns and operates Claxton Farms which consists primarily of a stocker cattle operation. Claxton has served on the board of Heritage Land Bank since 2010.

Additionally, leadership for Board committees were elected and are noted below along with a list of committee members.

Heritage Land Bank Board of Directors
Kevin Sampson (Chair)
Roger Claxton (Vice-Chair)
John Holloway
Scott Line
Bryan Pickens
Jackie Pullen
Gary Ray
Jeff Striplin
Jim Tarrant

Audit Committee:
Scott Line, Chair; Roger Claxton, Bryan Pickens, Jackie Pullen, and Kevin Sampson

Compensation Committee:
Roger Claxton, Chair; Scott Line, Bryan Pickens, Jackie Pullen, and Kevin Sampson

Credit Risk Management Committee:
Jim Tarrant, Chair; Gary Ray, Jeff Striplin, and John Holloway

All Board and committee leadership terms are from January 2021 through January 2022.

For more information and biographies on all Board members, please click here.

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