Governor Abbott Appoints Vaughn To Texas Transportation Commission

August 12, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Robert C. “Robie” Vaughn to the Texas Transportation Commission for a term set to expire on February 1, 2025. The commission governs the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and is responsible for policymaking regarding the state’s highway system, developing a statewide transportation plan, assisting the development of public transportation and adopting rules for TxDOT’s operation.

Robert C. “Robie” Vaughn of Dallas is the owner of Vaughn Capital Partners, LLC and Vaughn Petroleum, Ltd. He is chairman of the TexNet Technical Advisory Committee and a member of The University of Texas System Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee and the McDonald Observatory and Department of Astronomy Board of Visitors and a life member of The University of Texas at Austin Development Board and the Longhorn Foundation Advisory Council. He also serves on the Culver Educational Foundation Board of Trustees and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science Board of Directors. Vaughn received a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.