Friendswood resident Sharon Hulgan will sit on the Gulf Coast Protection District Board of Directors, according to a Dec. 11 news release from Gov. Greg Abbott’s office.

The gist

Abbott appointed Hulgan to the role with a term set to expire on June 16, 2025 according to the release.

The GCPD was created to oversee the strategy for fortifying the upper Texas coast.

One more thing

Hulgan is the lead site manufacturing director for Dow Houston Hub Operations and also serves as the treasurer of the Brazoria County Petrochemical Council, according to the release. She is also a board member of the East Harris County Manufacturers Association.