Trinity River Vision Authority Executive Director
JD Granger is the Executive Director of the Trinity River Vision Authority (TRVA) which manages a massive flood control and river redevelopment project that creates 12 miles of public urban waterfront in Fort Worth’s central business district. Mr. Granger currently serves as board member for Streams and Valleys, Inc., the Fort Worth Zoological Society, Cowtown Marathon and The American Institute of Architects, Fort Worth Chapter. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and after serving as Public Member Director for the American Institute of Architects Fort Worth Chapter he was named an Honorary Member in 2008. In addition, the USACE Fort Worth District and the TRVA led by Mr. Granger received the USACE “Good Neighbor” GreenGov Award for outstanding partnership efforts between the two agencies on the TRV project.
From 2003-2008, he served as board member for Historic Fort Worth, Inc., and previously served on the Downtown Design Review Board as well as the Cabella’s and Downtown TIF boards. Mr. Granger has also contributed to the City of Fort Worth’s Downtown Strategic Action Plan on Housing, Access & Circulation Committee, and Open Spaces/Public Art Committee. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and was recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star by Texas Monthly Magazine. Mr. Granger also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Texas A&M University.