Robert “Bobby” Lewis
Robert “Bobby” Lewis of Elgin is president of Elgin Veterinary Hospital Inc. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Texas Equine Veterinary Association, a member and past president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), and board chair and AAEP representative for the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium. Lewis served as president of the Texas Horse Racing Association and Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, and is a past member of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and The Breeder’s Cup Board of Directors. Lewis attended Northwestern State University and received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Then-Gov. Rick Perry appointed him to the Board in May 2013. Gov. Greg Abbott reappointed Lewis in 2019 for a term that expires Feb. 1, 2025.