Office of the Governor Rick Perry

  • Phone: (512) 463-1778
  • Fax: (512) 463-1975
  • Address: 1100 San Jacinto
    Austin, Texas 78701

Agency Assignments

The main phone number for Budget, Planning and Policy is (512) 463-1778; for General Counsel call (512) 463-1788.

General Government
Health & Human Services
State Courts & Judiciary
Public Safety & Criminal Justice
Natural Resources
Business & Economic Development
Special Issues

General Government

AgencyGovernor's Advisor(s)
Attorney General of Texas Ryan Brannan
Employees Retirement System of Texas Joaquin Guadarrama
Legislative Budget Board Joaquin Guadarrama
Office of the Governor & Trusteed Programs Ed Robertson
State Office of Risk Management Ryan Brannan
State Preservation Board Ed Robertson
Texas Bond Review Board Ed Robertson
Texas Facilities Commission Ed Robertson
Texas Commission on the Arts Ed Robertson
Texas Commission on State Emergency Communications Ryan Brannan
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Darlene Brugnoli
    - Judicial Programs Ryan Brannan
Texas Department of Information Resources Ed Robertson
Texas Ethics Commission Christopher Burnett
Texas Emergency Services Retirement System Joaquin Guadarrama
Texas Historical Commission Ed Robertson
Texas Office of State-Federal Relations Ed Robertson
Texas Pension Review Board Joaquin Guadarrama
Texas Public Finance Authority Ed Robertson
Texas State Library and Archives Commission Ed Robertson
Texas Secretary of State Ed Robertson
Texas Veterans Commission Jeffrey Brooks
Workers' Compensation Payments Ryan Brannan

Health & Human Services

AgencyGovernor's Advisor(s)
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Andria Franco
Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services Dianna Sosa Velasquez
Texas Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services Dianna Sosa Velasquez
Texas Department of Family & Protective Services Dianna Sosa Velasquez
Texas Department of State Health Services Andria Franco
Texas Health & Human Services Commission Kyle Kamrath


AgencyGovernor's Advisor(s)
Article III Special Provisions David Young
Available University Fund, Higher Education Fund, Texas Research Development Fund
David Young
Higher Education Employees Group Insurance Contributions David Young
Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Optional Retirement Program Joaquin Guadarrama
Higher Education  
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board David Young
Community Colleges David Shoemaker
Midwestern State University Marisha Negovetich
Stephen F. Austin State University Marisha Negovetich
Texas A&M University System Administrative and General Offices
Prairie View A&M University, Tarleton State University, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M-Central Texas, Texas A&M-Commerce, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M-Galveston, Texas A&M International, Texas A&M-Kingsville, Texas A&M-San Antonio, Texas A&M-Texarkana, West Texas A&M
Marisha Negovetich
Texas A&M System Agencies
Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
David Shoemaker
Texas Southern University Marisha Negovetich
Texas State University System & Board of Regents
Lamar Institute of Technology, Lamar University, Lamar State College-Orange, Lamar State College-Port Arthur, Sam Houston State University, Sul Ross State University, Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College, Texas State University-San Marcos
Marisha Negovetich
Texas Tech University System & Administration
Angelo State University, Texas Tech University
Marisha Negovetich
Texas Woman's University Marisha Negovetich
University of Houston System & Administration
University of Houston, UH-Clear Lake, UH-Downtown, UH-Victoria
Marisha Negovetich
University of North Texas System & Administration
University of North Texas, University of North Texas-Dallas
Marisha Negovetich
The University of Texas System & Administration
UT-Arlington, UT-Austin, UT-Brownsville, UT-Dallas, UT-El Paso, UT-Pan American, UT-Permian Basin, UT-San Antonio, UT-Tyler
Marisha Negovetich
Texas State Technical College System & System Administration
TSTC-Harlingen,TSTC-Marshall, TSTC-Waco, TSTC-West Texas
Marisha Negovetich
University Health Science & Medical Centers
Texas A&M HSC, Texas Tech HSC, University of North Texas HSC, UT Southwestern Medical Center-Dallas, UT Medical Branch-Galveston, UT HSC-Houston, UT HSC-San Antonio, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, UT HSC-Tyler
David Young
Public Education  
Texas Education Agency Whitney Broughton
    - State Board of Education Whitney Broughton
    - State Board for Educator Certification Whitney Broughton
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Jeffrey Brooks
Texas School for the Deaf Jeffrey Brooks

State Courts & Judiciary

AgencyGovernor's Advisor(s)
Supreme Court of Texas Ryan Brannan
Court of Criminal Appeals & District Courts of Appeals Ryan Brannan
Office of Court Administration & Texas Judicial Council Ryan Brannan
Office of the State Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Brannan
State Law Library Ryan Brannan
Commission on Judicial Conduct Ryan Brannan
Article IV Special Provisions Ryan Brannan

Public Safety & Criminal Justice

AgencyGovernor's Advisor(s)
Texas Adjutant General's Department Jeffrey Brooks
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission Ed Robertson
Texas Commission on Fire Protection Jared Staples
Texas Commission on Jail Standards Jared Staples
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards & Education Jared Staples
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Jared Staples
Texas Department of Public Safety Heather Hill
     - Texas Division of Emergency Management
Viveca Martinez
Texas Juvenile Justice Department Viveca Martinez

Natural Resource Agencies

AgencyGovernor's Advisor(s)
Railroad Commission of Texas Nate Hickman
River Compact Commissions Nate Hickman
Texas Animal Health Commission Ryan Vise
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Nate Hickman
    - Water Issues Ryan Vise
Texas Department of Agriculture Ryan Vise
Texas General Land Office & Veterans' Land Board Melissa Blanding
    - Veterans' Land Board Jeffrey Brooks
Texas Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission Melissa Blanding
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Ryan Vise
Texas State Soil & Water Conservation Board Ryan Vise
Texas Water Development Board Ryan Vise

Business & Economic Development

AgencyGovernor's Advisor(s)
Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs Bobby Wilkinson
Texas Lottery Commission Ryan Brannan
Texas Department of Transportation Colin Parrish
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Colin Parrish
Texas Workforce Commission Bobby Wilkinson


AgencyGovernor's Advisor(s)
Executive Council of Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Examiners Becky Dean
Health Professions Council Becky Dean
Office of Injured Employee Counsel Ryan Brannan
Office of Public Insurance Counsel Ryan Brannan
Office of Public Utility Counsel Melissa Blanding
Public Utility Commission of Texas Melissa Blanding
State Office of Administrative Hearings Ryan Brannan
Texas Board of Architectural Examiners Jeffrey Brooks
Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners Becky Dean
Texas Board of Nursing Becky Dean
Texas Board of Professional Engineers Jeffrey Brooks
Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists Jeffrey Brooks
Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying Jeffrey Brooks
Texas Credit Union Department Joaquin Guadarrama
Texas Department of Banking Joaquin Guadarrama
Texas Department of Insurance Ryan Brannan
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Ed Robertson
Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending Joaquin Guadarrama
Texas Funeral Service Commission Jeffrey Brooks
Texas Medical Board Becky Dean
Texas Optometry Board Becky Dean
Texas Racing Commission Ryan Brannan
Texas Real Estate Commission David Shoemaker
Texas State Securities Board Joaquin Guadarrama
Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Becky Dean
Texas State Board of Pharmacy Becky Dean
Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners Jeffrey Brooks
Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Becky Dean
Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Ed Robertson
Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Becky Dean
Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Becky Dean

Special Issues

AgencyGovernor's Advisor(s)
Budget Joaquin Guadarrama
Border Governor’s Conference Representative Viveca Martinez
Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Viveca Martinez