Governor Abbott Appoints Taylor and Walker to Texas Board of Architectural Examiners

August 7, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lauren Taylor and reappointed Jennifer Walker to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners for terms set to expire on January 31, 2027. The board is a multi-profession regulatory agency that oversees the examination, registration, and professional regulation of architects, interior designers, and landscape architects.

Lauren Taylor of Denton is a graduate student at the University of North Texas (UNT). She is a graduate assistant at UNT Workplace Inclusion and Sustainable Employment (UNT WISE) and is a LEADer for To Be Like Me. She earned the title of Miss Wheelchair Texas 2019 and currently volunteers for Canine Companions for Independence and Camp Craig Allen. Taylor received a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Studies from UNT, and is currently completing a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and will be credentialed as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.

Jennifer Walker, AIA & LEED® AP of Lampasas is founder and president of JNW Architects, L.L.C. Previously, she was a job captain at Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects of Austin. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects as well as the Texas Society of Architects. She serves as president of the Lampasas Public Library Advisory Board, trustee of the Library Foundation Board of Lampasas and a member of the Kline Whitis Elementary PTA. Walker received a Bachelor of Environmental Design and Master of Architecture from Texas A&M University.