Appointed Positions

Below is a list of the boards appointed by the governor. Applicants may apply for any entity or area of interest.

View an alphabetical list of all entities


Economic Development

  • Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee (Statute)
  • Economic Development Corporation, Texas (Statute)
  • Economic Incentive Oversight Board (Statute)
  • Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program Advisory Board (Statute)
  • Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board (Statute)
  • Real Estate Research Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Small Business Assistance Advisory Task Force, Office of (Statute)
  • University Research Initiative Advisory Board, Governor's (Statute)
  • Workforce Investment Council, Texas (Statute)

Financial

  • Affordable Housing Corporation Board of Directors, Texas State (Statute)
  • Emergency Services Retirement System, Texas (Statute)
  • Employees Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees (Statute)
  • Housing and Community Affairs, Texas Department of (Statute)
  • Lease of Texas Department of Criminal Justice Lands, Board for (Statute)
  • Lease of Texas Parks and Wildlife Lands, Board for (Statute)
  • Municipal Retirement System, Texas (Statute)
  • Pension Review Board, State (Statute)
  • Public Finance Authority, Texas (Statute)
  • Retirement System, Texas County and District (Statute)
  • School Land Board (Statute)
  • Teacher Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees (Statute)

Healthcare

  • Adult Stem Cell Research Coordinating Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Texas Council on (Statute)
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, Council on (Statute)
  • Correctional Managed Health Care Committee (Statute)
  • Diabetes Council, Texas (Statute)
  • Emergency Medical Services, Advisory Council on (Statute)
  • Health Coordinating Council, Statewide (Statute)
  • Health Services Authority Board of Directors, Texas (Statute)
  • Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response, Task Force on (Statute)
  • Medical or Mental Impairments, Adv. Comm. to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with (Statute)

Higher Education

  • A&M University System Board of Regents, Texas (Statute)
  • Education Coordinating Board, Texas Higher (Statute)
  • Family Practice Residency Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Midwestern State University Board of Regents (Statute)
  • Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board (Statute)
  • Stephen F. Austin State University Board of Regents (Statute)
  • Texas Southern University Board of Regents (Statute)
  • Texas State Technical College System Board of Regents (Statute)
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents (Statute)
  • Texas Tech University System Board of Regents (Statute)
  • Texas Woman's University Board of Regents (Statute)
  • University of Houston System Board of Regents (Statute)
  • University of North Texas System Board of Regents (Statute)
  • University of Texas System Board of Regents (Statute)

Human Services

  • Aging, Legislative Committee on (Statute)
  • Developmental Disabilities, Texas Council for (Statute)
  • Disabilities, Governor's Committee on People with (Statute)
  • Early Childhood Intervention Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Family and Protective Services Council
  • Family and Protective Services, Commissioner of the Department
  • Homeless, Texas Interagency Council for the (Statute)
  • Housing and Health Services Coordination Council (Statute)
  • Independent Living Council, State (Statute)
  • OneStar Foundation  
  • OneStar National Service Commission
  • Rehabilitation Council of Texas (Statute)

Humanities

  • 2036 Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Arts, Texas Commission on the (Statute)
  • Cultural Affairs, Advisory Council on (Statute)
  • Emergency Medical First Responders' Star of Texas Award Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Firefighters' Star of Texas Award Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Historian, Texas State (Statute)
  • Historical Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Historical Records Advisory Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Holocaust and Genocide Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Humanities Texas (Statute)
  • Peace Officers' Star of Texas Award Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Poet Laureate, State Musician and State Artists Committee, Texas (Statute)
  • San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board (Statute)
  • Women, Governor's Commission for  

Legal

  • Administrative Law Judge, Chief (Statute)
  • Indigent Defense Commission, Governing Board of the Texas (Statute)
  • Judicial Compensation Commission (Statute)
  • Judicial Council, Texas (Statute)
  • Judicial Districts Board (Statute)
  • Penal Laws, Commission to Study and Renew Certain (Statute)
  • Real Estate Broker Lawyer Committee, Texas (Statute)
  • Specialty Courts Advisory Council (Statute)
  • Uniform State Laws, Commission on (Statute)

Natural Resources

  • Angelina and Neches River Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Brazos River Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Coastal Water Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Colorado River Authority, Lower (Statute)
  • Colorado River Authority, Upper (Statute)
  • Drought Preparedness Council (Statute)
  • Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District (Statute)
  • Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Council, Texas (Statute)
  • Guadalupe River Authority, Upper (Statute)
  • Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Gulf Coast Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Lavaca-Navidad River Authority (Statute)
  • Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission (Statute)
  • Neches River Municipal Water Authority Board of Directors, Upper (Statute)
  • Neches Valley Authority Board of Directors, Lower (Statute)
  • Nueces River Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Red River Authority of Texas Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Red River Boundary Commission (Statute)
  • Red River Compact Commission (Statute)
  • Rio Grande Compact Commission (Statute)
  • Rio Grande Regional Water Authority (Statute)
  • Sabine River Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Sabine River Compact Administration (Statute)
  • San Jacinto River Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Soil and Water Conservation Board, State (Statute)
  • Sulphur River Basin Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • TexNet Technical Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Trinity River Authority Board of Directors (Statute)

Public Education

  • Public School Finance, Texas Commission
  • Academic Credit and Industry Recognition, Task Force on
  • Blind and Visually Impaired, Governing Board of the Texas School for the (Statute)
  • Deaf, Governing Board of the Texas School for the (Statute)
  • Early Learning Council, Texas  
  • Educator Certification, State Board for (Statute)
  • Mathematics and Science Advisory Board, Texas Academy of (Statute)
  • Mentoring Program Advisory Committee, School District (Statute)
  • P-TECH Advisory Council
  • Special Education, Continuing Advisory Committee for (Statute)

Public Safety

  • Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (Statute)
  • Crime Stoppers Council, Texas (Statute)
  • Crime Victims' Institute Advisory Council (Statute)
  • Criminal Justice Advisory Council, Governor's  
  • Emergency Communications, Commission on State (Statute)
  • One-Call Board of Texas (Statute)
  • Pardons and Paroles, Board of (Statute)
  • School Safety Center Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Violent Gang Task Force, Texas (Statute)

Regulatory-Industry

  • Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Animal Health Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Credit Union Commission (Statute)
  • Finance Commission of Texas (Statute)
  • Fire Protection, Texas Commission on (Statute)
  • Forensic Science Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Funeral Service Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Galveston County Ports, Board of Pilot Commissioners for (Statute)
  • Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas Port of (Statute)
  • Industrialized Building Code Council, Texas (Statute)
  • Insurance, Commissioner of (Statute)
  • Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners (Statute)
  • Law Enforcement, Texas Commission on (Statute)
  • Lottery Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Manufactured Housing Board (Statute)
  • Public Utility Commission of Texas (Statute)
  • Racing Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Radiation Advisory Board (Statute)
  • Securities Board, State (Statute)
  • Sex Offender Treatment, Council on (Statute)
  • Small Business Compliance Assistance Advisory Panel (Statute)
  • Workers' Compensation, Commissioner of (Statute)

Regulatory-Professional

  • Accountancy, Texas State Board of Public (Statute)
  • Acupuncture Examiners, Texas State Board of (Statute)
  • Appraisal Management Companies Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Architectural Examiners, Texas Board of (Statute)
  • Chiropractic Examiners, Texas Board of (Statute)
  • Counselors, Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional (Statute)
  • Dental Examiners, State Board of (Statute)
  • Dental Review Committee
  • Engineers, Texas Board of Professional (Statute)
  • Geoscientists, Texas Board of Professional (Statute)
  • Judicial Conduct, State Commission on (Statute)
  • Land Surveying, Texas Board of Professional (Statute)
  • Marriage and Family Therapists, Texas State Board of Examiners of (Statute)
  • Medical Board District Four Review Committee, Texas (Statute)
  • Medical Board District One Review Committee, Texas (Statute)
  • Medical Board District Three Review Committee, Texas (Statute)
  • Medical Board District Two Review Committee, Texas (Statute)
  • Medical Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Medical Radiologic Technology, Texas Board of (Statute)
  • Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee (Statute)
  • Nursing, Texas Board of (Statute)
  • Occupational Therapy Examiners, Texas Board of (Statute)
  • Optometry Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Pharmacy, Texas State Board of (Statute)
  • Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, Executive Council of (Statute)
  • Physical Therapy Examiners, Texas Board of (Statute)
  • Physician Assistant Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Plumbing Examiners, Texas State Board of (Statute)
  • Podiatirc Medical Examiners Advisory Board
  • Private Security Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Psychologists, Texas State Board of Examiners of (Statute)
  • Real Estate Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Respiratory Care, Texas Board of (Statute)
  • Social Worker Examiners, Texas State Board of (Statute)
  • Veterinary Medical Examiners, State Board of (Statute)

State Oversight

  • Cemetery Committee, State (Statute)
  • Criminal Justice, Texas Board of (Statute)
  • Education, State Commissioner of (Statute)
  • Environmental Quality, Texas Commission on (Statute)
  • Ethics Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Facilities Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Health and Human Services, Executive Commissioner of (Statute)
  • Information Resources, Department of (Statute)
  • Injured Employee Public Counsel (Statute)
  • Inspector General for Health and Human Services (Statute)
  • Insurance Counsel, Office of Public (Statute)
  • Jail Standards, Commission on (Statute)
  • Justice Commission, Texas Access to (Statute)
  • Juvenile Justice Advisory Board  
  • Juvenile Justice Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Library and Archives Commission, Texas State (Statute)
  • Licensing and Regulation, Texas Commission of (Statute)
  • Military Preparedness Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Motor Vehicles Board, Texas Department of (Statute)
  • Mutual Insurance Company Board of Directors, Texas (Statute)
  • Ombudsman for State Supported Living Centers, Independent (Statute)
  • Parks and Wildlife Commission (Statute)
  • Preservation Board, State (Statute)
  • Public Safety Commission (Statute)
  • Public Utility Counsel, Office of (Statute)
  • Risk Management Board (Statute)
  • Sex Offender Management, Governing Board of the Office of Violent (Statute)
  • Transportation Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Veterans Commission, Texas (Statute)
  • Veterans' Land Board (Statute)
  • Water Development Board, Texas (Statute)
  • Workforce Commission, Texas

Transportation

  • North Texas Tollway Authority Board of Directors (Statute)
  • Regional Mobility Authority, Alamo (Statute)
  • Regional Mobility Authority, Cameron County (Statute)
  • Regional Mobility Authority, Camino Real (Statute)
  • Regional Mobility Authority, Central Texas (Statute)
  • Regional Mobility Authority, Grayson County (Statute)
  • Regional Mobility Authority, Hidalgo County (Statute)
  • Regional Mobility Authority, North East Texas (Statute)
  • Regional Mobility Authority, Sulphur River (Statute)
  • Regional Mobility Authority, Webb County - City of Laredo (Statute)
  • Transportation Advisory Committee, Public (Statute)