James P. Hawkins, workforce board member appointed October 2019.
Industry Environmental Expert Appointed to Board
James P. Hawkins has been appointed to the Southeast Texas Workforce Development board effective
October 2, 2019. Hawkins is employed by South Hampton Resources Inc., in Silsbee with
responsibility for compliance and oversight of environmental programs for the facility.
He has extensive experience in the manufacturing and refining industry in Southeast
Texas and has held positions such as Air Programs Coordinator, Environmental Engineer,
and EHS Manager. Hawkins received a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Science
from Stephen F. Austin State University. He earned certifications from the Texas Commission
for Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the National Registry of Environmental Professionals (NREP).
Hawkins will represent Private Sector - Hardin County on the workforce board.