A retired BNSF executive has been appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission.
Fort Worth resident Roger Nober’s term is set to expire on Feb. 1, 2027.
Nober is a retired executive vice president of BNSF Railway and is a principal at Salten Point Consulting. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Northwestern University Transportation Center Business Advisory Council, and the Washington D.C., Bar.
The Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission conducts studies on antisemitism in the state, provides assistance to schools, and meets with appropriate representatives of public and private organizations to provide information in addition to various education duties around the state.
A board member of the WARM Place of Tarrant County, Nober also is a former member of the boards of the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County and Cook Children’s Medical Center.
He also is a former member of the Texas 2030 Commission, New York State Bar, and Massachusetts Bar. He previously served as a gubernatorial appointee to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission.
Nober earned a Bachelor of Arts from Haverford College and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School.
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