Border Trade Advisory Committee

Chris BoswellChris Boswell

Mayor - City of Harlingen

Chris Boswell was elected mayor of Harlingen in May 2007 and re-elected in 2010, 2013 and 2016. He is a past member of the Harlingen City Commission 1998-2007 and served as mayor pro-tem in 1999-2000 and 2004-2005. He was president of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council in 2010 and past president of the Harlingen San Benito Metropolitan Planning Organization. He also served as director of the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce from 1988 to 1992.

Boswell received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the University of Texas at Austin in 1980 and a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University in 1983.  He is a partner at Curtis & Boswell, L.L.P. – Attorneys at Law.