The Governor’s office is a uniquely entrepreneurial organization of leaders committed to supporting Gov. Abbott’s vision to build a better Texas for future generations. With responsibilities ranging from the research and creation of policy initiatives to the state’s job creation efforts, the Office of the Governor plays a key role in shaping the future of the Lone Star State.
Searching for the most qualified individuals in Texas to lead boards, commissions and other oversight groups in service to our state.
Guiding the Governor on key policy issues, especially those pertaining to his statutory role as Texas’ Chief Budget Officer.
Promoting opportunities for Texas women through outreach, education, research and referral services.
Pursuing a vision where people with disabilities have full and equal access for independent, productive and self-determined lives.
Providing an opportunity for dialogue between the Governor and the people of Texas.
Enhancing public safety and reducing crime in Texas through strategic direction and support for law enforcement.
Promoting the best of Texas to companies and visitors from across the country and all over the world.
Ensuring that all financial transactions set the highest standard for the state of Texas.
Providing legal advice on a broad range of issues encountered in leading the second-largest state in the nation.
Supporting strategies to prevent terrorism and other catastrophic events while preparing communities for the threats and hazards that pose great risk to Texas and the nation.
Helping those who seek employment, students pursuing the Texas Governor’s Fellowship Program and employees in need of HR policy and program support.
Bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.
Ensuring effective and efficient compliance and financial monitoring of grant recipients and other awardees, while helping various trusteed programs manage risk for improved decision-making.
Advocating for the interest of Texas to the Administration, Congress and federal agencies.
Coordinating the First Lady’s initiatives and public engagement, as well as managing scheduling, correspondence and media inquiries.
Working closely with reporters and media organizations to convey the Governor’s vision for Texas.
Organizing the logistics of the Governor’s attendance at local, state, national and international events, as well as responding to requests for the Governor’s time.
Promoting Texas’ film-related services, locations and facilities from pre- through postproduction.
Continuing Texas’ proud military history by working to preserve and expand the state’s 15 major military installations.
Serving as the information clearinghouse and promotion office for the Texas music industry.
Improving the quality of our state’s workforce through education and training.