Governor Abbott Names Daniel Chair And Appoints Demerson To Texas Workforce Commission

August 20, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Press Release | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Aaron Demerson to the Texas Workforce Commission for a term set to expire February 1, 2021. Additionally, the Governor named Bryan Daniel chair. The Commission is charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers in Texas.

Aaron Demerson of Austin has served as the director of the Office of Employer Initiatives for the Texas Workforce Commission since 2014. Previously, he served as a senior advisor to Governor Rick Perry and was the executive director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division. He is a member of the National Forum of Black Public Administrators - Central Texas Chapter, Texas Economic Development Council, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He is chair of the Capitol Credit Union Nominating Committee and a member of the 100 Black Men of Austin. Additionally, he is a founder and former president of Texas Organized Professional and former board member of the Austin Lyric Opera Board. Demerson received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Texas A&M University – Kingsville and a general banking diploma from the American Institute of Banking.

Bryan Daniel of Georgetown was recently appointed to the Commission and previously served as the executive director of the Office of the Governor Economic Development Division and as the chief administrator for the Texas Department of Agriculture Trade and Business Development Division. Daniel received a Bachelor of Science in agricultural communications and a Master of Science in agricultural education from Texas Tech University.