Governor Abbott Appoints Janecka To Texas Commission On Environmental Quality

September 16, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Robert “Bobby” Janecka to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a term set to expire August 31, 2025. The commission protects the state's public health and natural resources consistent with sustainable economic development.

Robert “Bobby” Janecka of Austin is a policy advisor for the Office of the Governor. He previously served as manager of the radioactive materials section at TCEQ for over five years, and as a research analyst for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. He is the State Liaison Officer to the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, former chair of the State of Texas Health Physics Society Legislative Committee, and a former board member and secretary for the Eugene McDermott Scholars Alumni Association. Janecka received a Bachelor of Arts in history and literature from The University of Texas at Dallas and a Master of International Affairs from the Texas A&M University George Bush School of Government and Public Service. Additionally, he completed the Governor’s Executive Development Program at The University of Texas at Austin L.B.J. School of Public Affairs.