Lawyer William "Bill" Elliott was appointed to the North Texas Tollway Authority by Gov. Rick Perry. Elliott lives in the the Red River community of Ravenna, near Sherman. He's past chairman of the State Bar of Texas and a former member of the Trinity River Auithority board and Texas State Depositiory board.
Elliott replaced Robert "Bob" Shepard, who left the tollway board last month to accept an appointment with the Texas Historical Commission.
The tollway board has nine members, including one appointed by the governor and two each from the county governments of Tarrant, Denton, Dallas and Colllin counties.