Mercedes TX: 12/15/2021 – Magic Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank A. Ferris as the newest board director representing District 3. Mr. Ferris was appointed to serve as the board director for District 3, which encompasses North Harlingen, Northwest Cameron County and East Central Hidalgo County, during MVEC’s November board meeting.
“I am pleased to welcome Mr. Ferris as our newest board member,” said MVEC Board President Martin E. Garcia. “We are looking forward to the expertise and insight that he will be able to contribute to the board.”
Mr. Ferris has lived in the Harlingen area nearly his whole life. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1985 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Upon graduating from A&M, he returned to South Texas and worked for a consulting engineering firm specializing in water utilities. In 1998, Mr. Ferris started his own engineering company that eventually became Ferris, Flinn and Medina, LLC, located in Harlingen. Mr. Ferris is a Texas licensed professional engineer and serves as District Engineer on a consulting basis for numerous water districts in the Rio Grande Valley.
“I am honored and excited to be joining Magic Valley’s board and to represent the members from District 3,” said Ferris. “MVEC has a rich history in the Rio Grande Valley, and I look forward to working alongside a well-respected board and group of professionals who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in this ever-changing industry.”
Ferris joins MVEC’s board shortly after the appointment of MVEC’s new General Manager, Brian R. Acosta.
“I look forward to working with Mr. Ferris as he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Cooperative.” said, Acosta.