Governor Abbott Appoints Boatright To Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

April 29, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jason Boatright to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a term set to expire on November 15, 2023. The commission oversees the agency that inspects, supervises, and regulates every phase of businesses related to alcoholic beverages, including manufacturing, selling, distributing and more.

Jason Boatright of Dallas is a partner at the law firm Cantey Hanger LLP. He previously served as a Justice on the Texas Fifth Court of Appeals and as a board member for the Texas Department of Information Resources. He serves as a trustee of St. Michael’s Episcopal School in Dallas. Boatright received a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College in Vermont, a degree in Latin and Roman History from the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland, and a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Texas School of Law.

This appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.