Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL) announced that Maurice Meyer III notified Texas Pacific Land Trust (the “Trust”) of his resignation as a Trustee and Chairman of the Board of Trustees effective February 25, 2019, in light of certain health issues. Mr. Meyer has served as a Trustee of the Trust since 1991, including as Chairman since 2003. The Trust wishes to express its recognition and deep appreciation for Mr. Meyer's many years of valuable service to the Trust and its certificate holders.
In accordance with the Declaration of Trust, the remaining Trustees are in the process of nominating a successor trustee, whose nomination will be submitted to a vote of security holders at a special meeting.
The Trustees have appointed John R. Norris III and David E. Barry, current Trustees, as Co-Chairmen upon Mr. Meyer’s resignation.
Texas Pacific Land Trust is not a REIT.
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