2020 East Texas Yamboree President


Kyle Bowden is proud to serve as the President of the 83rd East Texas Yamboree. He is a graduate of Gilmer High School and holds a BBA in Management from Texas A&M. Kyle is employed by First National Bank of Gilmer. He currently serves on the East Texas Yamboree Board of Directors, the Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and is a Past President of the Gilmer Area Chamber. Kyle is married to Kate (Glaze) Bowden who also serves on the East Texas Yamboree Board as well. They have two children Hadley and Bodie. Kyle and his family have been active in the Yamboree for many years as volunteers or participate. Kyle was Kate’s pageant escort in 2007 and his daughter has been a member of the Queen’s Court. The Yamboree has provided Kyle’s family with many memorable moments. The Yamboree is one of the things that makes this community great, there are activities for everyone to enjoy. Kyle and his family would like to invite you to come and enjoy the 83rd East Texas Yamboree.