Term Expires December 2020
A lifelong resident of Uvalde, Don Laffere has been involved in agriculture directly and indirectly for most of his life.
Currently a licensed real estate broker, he previously worked for the San Antonio Water System and in the oil and gas industry.
Laffere was appointed to fill a vacancy on the EAA board in 2013. He was elected to a two-year term in November 2014 and re-elected in 2016. His current term expires in 2020.
“I am one of the few board members who have seen most sides of the issues having worked for SAWS and being involved and from Uvalde County,” he said.
He attended Texas State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics. Laffere’s college experience gave him “a perspective on the springs issue and their value to the aquifer.” He also holds an Eagle Scout designation from the Boy Scouts of America.
A lifelong resident of Uvalde, he credits small town life with giving him “a good foundation in God and family and what that did to make me who I am today.”