Brian Rowland serves as Mayor in the City of Prairie View. In addition to working with numerous community organizations locally and statewide, Mr. Rowland serves as the Assistant Treasurer for the Texas State Conference for NAACP Branches, Vice Chair for the Texas Association of African American Chamber of Commerce, and Co-Director of the National Black Caucus for the Young Elected Officials Network. He has received several awards in his role as a City Councilman, including the Young Champions of Justice Award from the Lawyers’ Committee on Civil Rights and the YMCA of Greater Houston Minority Achiever’s Award. Mr. Rowland holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Tarleton State University, and a Masters of Community Development, and an MBA from Prairie View A&M University.