Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry Appoints Angelo to Texas Public Safety Commission

Monday, January 10, 2005  •  Appointment

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced the appointment of Ernest Angelo Jr. of Midland to the Texas Public Safety Commission. The three member commission oversees the Texas Department of Public Safety. His term will expire Dec. 31, 2007.

Angelo, a petroleum engineer, is owner of an oil and gas exploration and production company. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Texas Society of Professional Engineers and the Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists. Angelo is a board member of the Texas Wildlife Association, Texans for Lawsuit Reform and the Texas Public Policy Foundation. He is a co-chairman of the Texas Quail Council. Angelo was appointed to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission by former Gov. George W. Bush and served in that capacity from 1997 to 2003.

Angelo has served on the National Petroleum Council and is a recipient of the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ National Public Service award. He received a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University.

This appointment is subject to senate confirmation.

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