Office of the Governor Rick Perry


  • Phone: (512) 463-1828
  • Fax: (512) 475-2576
  • Address:1100 San Jacinto
    Austin, Texas 78701

Appointed Positions

This is a list of all entities to which the Governor makes appointments or nominations.

More detailed information on each entity is available via the Texas Records and Information Locator (TRAIL). TRAIL provides links to most agencies' background information, web pages, and the text of statutes.

A&M University System Board of Regents, Texas
Accountancy, Texas State Board of Public
Acupuncture Examiners, Texas State Board of
Adjutant General for Air, Assistant
Adjutant General for Army, Assistant
Adjutant General for Army, Deputy Assistant
Adjutant General of Texas
Administrative Law Judge, Chief
Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee
Affordable Housing Corporation Board of Directors, Texas State
Aging and Disability Services Council
Aging, Legislative Committee on
Alamo Preservation Advisory Board
Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Texas
Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders, Texas Council on
Angelina and Neches River Authority Board of Directors
Animal Health Commission, Texas
Anniversary Remembrance Day Medal Committee
Appraisal Management Companies Advisory Committee
Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, Texas
Architectural Examiners, Texas Board of
Armed Services Scholarship Program, Texas
Arts, Texas Commission on the
Assistive & Rehabilitative Services Council
Athletic Trainers, Advisory Board of
Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Texas Council on
Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority
Bar of Texas Board of Directors, State
Biobased Alliance, Southern States
Bioenergy Policy Council, Texas
Blind & Visually Impaired, Governing Board of the Texas School for the
Border Commerce Coordinator
Border Security Council
Branch Pilot, Brazos-Santiago Pass Bar and Tributaries
Branch Pilot, Galveston Bar & Houston Ship Channel
Branch Pilot, Galveston County
Branch Pilot, Matagorda Ship Channel and Bar
Branch Pilot, Port Aransas Bar, Corpus Christi Bay
Branch Pilot, Port Freeport
Branch Pilot, Sabine Bar, Pass & Tributaries
Brazos River Authority Board of Directors
Canadian River Compact Commissioner
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee
Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, Council on
Cemetery Committee, State
Child Abuse and Neglect, Task Force to Reduce
Chiropractic Examiners, Texas Board of
Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force
Clean Coal Technology Council, Governor's
Climatologist, Texas State
Coastal Land Advisory Board
Coastal States Organization
Coastal Water Authority Board of Directors
College Ready Texas, Commission for
Colorado River Authority, Central
Colorado River Authority, Lower
Colorado River Authority, Upper
Communities in Schools Advisory Committee
Correctional Managed Health Care Committee
Counselors, Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional
Credit Union Commission
Crime Stoppers Council, Texas
Crime Victims' Institute Advisory Council
Criminal Justice Advisory Council, Governor's
Criminal Justice, Texas Board of
Deaf, Governing Board of the Texas School for the
Demographer, State
Dental Examiners, State Board of
Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee
Detainers, State Administrator for the Interstate Agreement on
Developmental Disabilities, Executive Committee of the Texas Office for the Prevention of
Developmental Disabilities, Texas Council for
Dietitians, Texas State Board of Examiners of
Disabilities, Governor's Committee on People with
Disproportionality, Interagency Council for Addressing
Drought Preparedness Council
Early Childhood Intervention Advisory Committee
Early Learning Council, Texas
Economic Development Corporation, Texas
Economic Development Stakeholders, Advisory Board of
Education Commission of the States
Education Coordinating Board, Texas Higher
Education, State Commissioner of
Education, Texas State Board of, Chair
Educator Certification, State Board for
Emergency Communications, Commission on State
Emergency Medical First Responders' Star of Texas Award Advisory Committee
Emergency Medical Services, Advisory Council on
Emergency Services Retirement System, Texas
Emerging Technology Advisory Committee, Texas
Emissions Reduction Plan Advisory Board, Texas
Employees Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees
Energy Board, Southern States
Engineers, Texas Board of Professional
Environmental Flows Advisory Group
Environmental Quality, Texas Commission on
Ethics Commission, Texas
Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District
Facilities Commission, Texas
Faith and Community-Based Liaisons
Family and Protective Services Council
Family Practice Residency Advisory Committee
Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Council, Texas
Finance Commission of Texas
Fire Fighters' Pension Commissioner
Fire Protection, Texas Commission on
Firefighters' Star of Texas Award Advisory Committee
First Responders Advisory Council
Forensic Science Commission, Texas
Funeral Service Commission, Texas
Galveston County Ports, Board of Pilot Commissioners for
Genetic Services, Interagency Council for
Geoscientists, Texas Board of Professional
Good Neighbor Environmental Board
Guadalupe River Authority, Upper
Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Board of Directors
Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, Texas
Guardianship Certification Board
Gulf Coast and Atlantic States Regional Task Force
Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority Board of Directors
Gulf of Mexico Alliance
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
Gulf of Mexico Program Citizens Advisory Committee
Gulf of Mexico Program Policy Review Board
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
Health and Human Services Council
Health and Human Services, Executive Commissioner of
Health Care Commission, Interstate Advisory
Health Care Quality and Efficiency Board of Directors, Texas Institute of
Health Coordinating Council, Statewide
Health Professions Council
Health Services Authority Corporation, Texas
Health Services Council, State
Hearing Instruments, Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of
Historian, Texas State
Historic Preservation Officer
Historical Commission, Texas
Historical Records Advisory Board, Texas
Holocaust and Genocide Commission, Texas
Homeland Security Council
Homeless, Texas Interagency Council for the
Housing and Community Affairs, Texas Department of
Housing and Health Services Coordination Council
Human Rights, Commission on
Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force
Humanities Texas
Incentive Program Advisory Committee, Texas State
Independent Living Council, State
Indigent Defense Commission, Governing Board of the Texas
Industrialized Building Code Council, Texas
Information Resources, Department of
Injured Employee Public Counsel
Inspector General for Health & Human Services, Office of
Insurance Counsel, Office of Public
Insurance, Commissioner of
International Business Education & Research, Center for
Interstate Adult Offender Supervision, Texas State Council for
Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision
Interstate Compact Administrator for Adult Offender Supervision
Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Jail Standards, Commission on
Jefferson & Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners
Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program Advisory Board
Judicial Commission for Children, Youth, and Families, The Permanent
Judicial Compensation Commission
Judicial Conduct, State Commission on
Judicial Council, Texas
Judicial Districts Board
Justice Commission, Texas Access to
Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
Juvenile Probation Commission, Texas
Juvenile Justice Department, Office of Independent Ombudsman for the Texas
Juveniles, Interstate Compact for
Land & Water Conservation Fund Program
Land Surveying, Texas Board of Professional
Lavaca-Navidad River Authority
Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education, Commission on
Lease of Texas Department of Criminal Justice Lands, Board for
Lease of Texas Parks and Wildlife Lands, Board for
Library and Archives Commission, Texas State
Licensing and Regulation, Texas Commission of
Lottery Commission, Texas
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission
Manufactured Housing Board
Marriage and Family Therapists, Texas State Board Examiners of
Mathematics and Science Advisory Board, Texas Academy of
Medicaid Reform Waiver Legislative Oversight Committee
Medical Board District Four Review Committee, Texas
Medical Board District One Review Committee, Texas
Medical Board District Three Review Committee, Texas
Medical Board District Two Review Committee, Texas
Medical Board, Texas
Medical or Mental Impairments, Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with
Medical Physicists, Texas Board of Licensure for Professional
Midwestern State University Board of Regents
Military Children, Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for
Military Preparedness Commission, Texas
Mining Compact Commission, Interstate
Motor Vehicles Board, Texas Department of
Municipal Retirement System, Texas
Mutual Insurance Company Board of Directors, Texas
Neches River Municipal Water Auth. Bd. of Directors, Upper
Neches Valley Authority Board of Directors, Lower
Nonresident Violator Compact Administrator
North Texas Tollway Authority Board of Directors
Nueces River Authority Board of Directors
Nursing Educational Programs, Committee to Select an Independent Researcher to Study
Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee
Nursing, Texas Board of
Occupational Therapy Examiners, Texas Board of
Oil-Field Cleanup Fund Advisory Committee
Ombudsman for State Supported Living Centers, Independent
One Call Board
OneStar Foundation
OneStar National Service Commission
Optometry Board, Texas
Orthotics & Prosthetics, Texas Board of
Pardons & Paroles, Board of
Parental Advisory Committee
PParental Rights Advisory Panel
Parks & Wildlife Commission
Partnership Advisory Commission
Peace Officers' Star of Texas Award Advisory Committee
Pecos River Compact Commissioner
Pension Review Board, State
Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee
Pharmacy, Texas State Board of
Physical Fitness, Governor's Advisory Council on
Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Examiners, Executive Council of
Physical Therapy Examiners, Texas Board of
Physician Assistant Board, Texas
Plumbing Examiners, Texas State Board of
Podiatric Medical Examiners, Texas State Board of
Poet Laureate, State Musician & State Artists Committee, Texas
Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board
Preservation Board, State
Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Board, Texas
Presiding Judge, Eighth Administrative Judicial Region
Presiding Judge, Fifth Administrative Judicial Region
Presiding Judge, First Administrative Judicial Region
Presiding Judge, Fourth Administrative Judicial Region
Presiding Judge, Ninth Administrative Judicial Region
Presiding Judge, Second Administrative Judicial Region
Presiding Judge, Seventh Administrative Judicial Region
Presiding Judge, Sixth Administrative Judicial Region
Presiding Judge, Third Administrative Judicial Region
Primary Care Residency Advisory Committee
Private Sector Advisory Council
Private Security Board, Texas
Procurement Advisory Council, Statewide
Product Development & Small Business Incubator Board
Psychologists, Texas State Board of Examiners of
Public Finance Authority, Texas
Public Safety Commission
Public Utility Commission of Texas
Public Utility Counsel, Office of
Purchasing from People with Disabilities, Texas Council on
Racing Commission, Texas
Radiation Advisory Board
Real Estate Broker Lawyer Committee, Texas
Real Estate Commission, Texas
Real Estate Research Advisory Committee
Red River Authority of Texas Board of Directors
Red River Compact Commission
Refugee Coordinator for Texas, State
Regional Mobility Authority, Alamo
Regional Mobility Authority, Cameron County
Regional Mobility Authority, Camino Real
Regional Mobility Authority, Central Texas
Regional Mobility Authority, Grayson County
Regional Mobility Authority, Hidalgo County
Regional Mobility Authority, Northeast Texas
Regional Mobility Authority, Sulphur River
Regional Review, Alamo Area
Regional Review, ARK-TEX
Regional Review, Brazos Valley
Regional Review, Capital Area
Regional Review, Central Texas
Regional Review, Coastal Bend
Regional Review, Concho Valley
Regional Review, Deep East Texas
Regional Review, East Texas
Regional Review, Golden Crescent
Regional Review, Heart of Texas
Regional Review, Houston-Galveston
Regional Review, Lower Rio Grande
Regional Review, Middle Rio Grande
Regional Review, Nortex
Regional Review, North Central Texas
Regional Review, Panhandle
Regional Review, Permian Basin
Regional Review, Rio Grande
Regional Review, South East Texas
Regional Review, South Plains
Regional Review, South Texas
Regional Review, Texoma
Regional Review, West Central Texas
Rehabilitation Council of Texas
Retirement System, Texas County and District
Rio Grande Compact Commission
Rio Grande Regional Water Authority
Risk Management Board
Rural Issues, Interagency Work Group on
Sabine River Authority Board of Directors
Sabine River Compact Administration
San Antonio River Authority Board of Directors
San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board
San Jacinto River Authority Board of Directors
School Land Board
School Safety Center Board, Texas
Seacoast Territory Insurance, Joint Interim Committee to Study
Search Group National for Justice Information and Statistics
Secretary of State
Securities Board, State
Sex Offender Management, Governing Board of the Office of Violent
Sex Offender Treatment, Council on
Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee
Skill Standards Board, Texas
Small Business Compliance Assistance Advisory Panel
Small Business Industrial Development Corporation, Texas
Social Worker Examiners, Texas State Board of
Soil and Water Conservation Board, State
Southern High-Speed Rail Compact
Southern Regional Education Board
Southern Regional Education Board Work Conference
Southern Regional Education Board's Legislative Advisory Council
Special Education, Continuing Advisory Committee for
Special Needs, Task Force for Children with
Specialty Courts Advisory Council
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Texas State Board of Examiners for
State Employee Charitable Campaign Advisory Committee
State Employee Charitable Campaign Policy Committee
State-Federal Relations, Director of the Office of
Stephen F. Austin State University Board of Regents
Sulphur River Basin Authority Board of Directors
Teacher Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees
Texas Southern University Board of Regents
Texas State Technical College System Board of Regents
Texas State University System Board of Regents
Texas Tech University System Board of Regents
Texas Woman's University Board of Regents
Timothy Cole Advisory Panel on Wrongful Convictions
Transportation Advisory Committee, Public
Transportation Commission, Texas
Trinity River Authority Board of Directors
Uniform State Laws, Commission on
University of Houston System Board of Regents
University of North Texas System Board of Regents
University of Texas System Board of Regents
Veterans Commission, Texas
Veterans' Land Board
Veterinary Medical Examiners, State Board of
Violent Gang Task Force, Texas
Water Development Board, Texas
Western States Water Council
Women, Governor's Commission for
Workers' Compensation, Commissioner of
Workforce Commission, Texas
Workforce Investment Council, Texas