Office of the Governor - Greg Abbott

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

Agency Assignments

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

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

 

General Government

Agency Primary Advisor Secondary Advisor
Attorney General of Texas Blacklock, Jimmy Hill, Jarrett
Employees Retirement System of Texas Hryhorchuk, John Wilkinson, Bobby
Legislative Budget Board Hryhorchuk, John Wilkinson, Bobby
Office of the Governor & Trusteed Programs Hryhorchuk, John Wilkinson, Bobby
State Office of Risk Management Bellsnyder, Luke Hill, Jarrett
State Preservation Board Robertson, Ed Hill, Jarrett
Texas Bond Review Board Ash, Ky Robertson, Ed
Texas Facilities Commission Robertson, Ed Hill, Jarrett
Texas Commission on the Arts Robertson, Ed Hill, Jarrett
Texas Commission on State Emergency Communications Christensen, Seth Staples, Jared
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Ash, Ky Hryhorchuk, John
    - Judicial Programs Ash, Ky Hryhorchuk, John
Texas Department of Information Resources Robertson, Ed Hill, Jarrett
Texas Ethics Commission Robertson, Ed Hill, Jarrett
Texas Emergency Services Retirement System Hryhorchuk, John Christensen, Seth
Texas Historical Commission Robertson, Ed Hill, Jarrett
Texas Office of State-Federal Relations Lambeth, MC Bean, Craig
Texas Pension Review Board Ash, Ky Hryhorchuk, John
Texas Public Finance Authority Ash, Ky Robertson, Ed
Texas State Library and Archives Commission Robertson, Ed Hill, Jarrett
Texas Secretary of State Allison, Constance Schar, Steven
Texas Veterans Commission Bean, Craig Christensen, Seth
Workers' Compensation Payments Bellsnyder, Luke Hryhorchuk, John

 

Health & Human Services

Agency Primary Advisor Secondary Advisor
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Crawford, Kara Woodruff, Candice
Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services Lambeth, MC Crawford, Kara
Texas Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services Lambeth, MC Crawford, Kara
Texas Department of Family & Protective Services Crawford, Kara Weller, Meghan
Texas Department of State Health Services Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Texas Health & Human Services Commission Crawford, Kara Weller, Meghan

 

Education

Agency Primary Advisor Secondary Advisor
Article III Special Provisions Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
     
Funding
Available University Fund, Higher Education Fund, Texas Research Development Fund
Woodruff, Candice Wilkinson, Bobby
Insurance    
Higher Education Employees Group Insurance Contributions Hryhorchuk, John Woodruff, Candice
Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Optional Retirement Program Ash, Ky Wilkinson, Bobby
     
Higher Education    
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
Community Colleges    
Midwestern State University Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
Stephen F. Austin State University Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
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
Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
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
Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
Texas Southern University Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
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
Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
Texas Tech University System & Administration
Angelo State University, Texas Tech University
Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
Texas Woman's University Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
University of Houston System & Administration
University of Houston, UH-Clear Lake, UH-Downtown, UH-Victoria
Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
University of North Texas System & Administration
University of North Texas, University of North Texas-Dallas
Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
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
Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
Texas State Technical College System & System Administration
TSTC-Harlingen,TSTC-Marshall, TSTC-Waco, TSTC-West Texas
Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
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
Woodruff, Candice Lambeth, MC
Public Education    
Texas Education Agency Shields, Julie Bhatti, Ben
    - State Board of Education Shields, Julie Bhatti, Ben
    - State Board for Educator Certification Shields, Julie Bhatti, Ben
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Bhatti, Ben Shields, Julie
Texas School for the Deaf Bhatti, Ben Shields, Julie

 

State Courts & Judiciary

Agency Primary Advisor Secondary Advisor
Supreme Court of Texas Goldman, Mike Hill, Jarrett
Court of Criminal Appeals & District Courts of Appeals Goldman, Mike Hill, Jarrett
Office of Court Administration & Texas Judicial Council Goldman, Mike Hill, Jarrett
Office of the State Prosecuting Attorney Goldman, Mike Hill, Jarrett
State Law Library Hill, Jarrett Goldman, Mike
Commission on Judicial Conduct Hill, Jarrett Goldman, Mike
Article IV Special Provisions Goldman, Mike Hill, Jarrett

 

Public Safety & Criminal Justice

Agency Primary Advisor Secondary Advisor
Texas Adjutant General's Department Staples, Jared Bean, Craig
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission Staples, Jared Bean, Craig
Texas Commission on Fire Protection Christensen, Seth Bellsnyder, Luke
Texas Commission on Jail Standards Christensen, Seth Eliott, Libby
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards &
Education
Christensen, Seth Elliott, Libby
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Elliott, Libby Jared Staples 
Texas Department of Public Safety Staples, Jared Christensen, Seth
     - Texas Division of Emergency Management Christensen, Seth Staples, Jared
Texas Juvenile Justice Department Elliott, Libby Christensen, Seth

 

Natural Resource Agencies

Agency Primary Advisor Seondary Advisor
Railroad Commission of Texas Zerwas, John Vise, Ryan
River Compact Commissions Vise, Ryan Schar, Steven
Texas Animal Health Commission Vise, Ryan Christensen, Seth
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Zerwas, John Albright, Steven
Texas Department of Agriculture Vise, Ryan Christensen, Seth
Texas General Land Office & Veterans' Land Board Wilkinson, Bobby Bean, Craig
    - Veterans' Land Board Bean, Craig Schar, Steven
Texas Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission Zerwas, John Schar, Steven
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Vise, Ryan Christensen, Seth
Texas State Soil & Water Conservation Board Vise, Ryan Christensen, Seth
Texas Water Development Board Schar, Steven Bellsnyder, Luke

 

Business & Economic Development

Agency Primary Advisor Secondary Advisor
Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs Wilkinson, Bobby Bean, Craig
Texas Lottery Commission Staples, Jared Hill, Jarrett
Texas Department of Transportation Gonzalez, Chuy Albright, Steven
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Gonzalez, Chuy Staples, Jared
Texas Workforce Commission Bellsnyder, Luke Wilkinson, Bobby

 

Regulatory

Agency Primary Advisor Secondary Advisor
Executive Council of Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Examiners Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Health Professions Council Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Office of Injured Employee Counsel Bellsnyder, Luke Hryhorchuk, John
Office of Public Insurance Counsel Bellsnyder, Luke Hryhorchuk, John
Office of Public Utility Counsel Walker, DeAnn Zerwas, John
Public Utility Commission of Texas Walker, DeAnn Zerwas, John
State Office of Administrative Hearings Goldman, Mike Hill, Jarrett
Texas Board of Architectural Examiners Walker, DeAnn Goldman, Mike
Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Texas Board of Nursing Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Texas Board of Professional Engineers Walker, DeAnn Goldman, Mike
Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists Walker, DeAnn Christensen, Seth
Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying Walker, DeAnn Christensen, Seth
Texas Credit Union Department Robertson, Ed Bean, Craig
Texas Department of Banking Robertson, Ed Bean, Craig
Texas Department of Insurance Bellsnyder, Luke Hryhorchuk, John
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Walker, DeAnn Robertson, Ed
Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending Robertson, Ed Goldman, Mike
Texas Funeral Service Commission Walker, DeAnn Goldman, Mike
Texas Medical Board Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Texas Optometry Board Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Texas Racing Commission Staples, Jared Hill, Jarrett
Texas Real Estate Commission Wilkinson, Bobby Christensen, Seth
Texas State Securities Board Robertson, Ed Goldman, Mike
Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Texas State Board of Pharmacy Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners Walker, DeAnn Goldman, Mike
Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Crawford, Kara Goldman, Mike
Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Robertson, Ed Goldman, Mike
Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Crawford, Kara Lambeth, MC
Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Vise, Ryan Christensen, Seth

 

Special Issues

Agency Primary Advisor Secondary Advisor
Border Governor’s Conference Representative Christensen, Seth Bean, Craig
Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Lambeth, MC Crawford, Kara