Agency Assignments

The main phone number for the Division of the Budget and Policy is 512-463-1778. For General Counsel, call 512-463-1788.

Agency Assignments by Topic

General Government
Health & Human Services
The Judiciary
Public Safety & Criminal Justice
Natural Resource Agencies
Business & Economic Development
Self-Directed Semi-Independent Agencies
Other Entities
Misc Topics

General Government

Agency Advisor
Arts, Texas Commission on the Benjamin Barkley
Attorney General of Texas Benjamin Barkley
Bond Review Board Brady Franks
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Benjamin Barkley
Comptroller of Public Accounts David Shoemaker
Emergency Communications, Commission on State Benjamin Barkley
Emergency Services Retirement System Adrienne Cabrera
Employees Retirement System of Texas Adrienne Cabrera
Ethics Commission Benjamin Barkley
Facilities Commission David Shoemaker
Finance Authority, Public Brady Franks
Historical Commission David Shoemaker
Information Resources, Department of Ryland Ramos
Library and Archives Commission, Texas State David Shoemaker
Pension Review Board Adrienne Cabrera
Preservation Board, State (incl. State Cemetery) David Shoemaker
Risk Management, State Office of Scot Kibbe
Secretary of State Benjamin Barkley
Veterans Commission Catarina Gonzales

Health & Human Services

Agency Advisor
Family & Protective Services, Department of Elizabeth Farley
State Health Services, Department of Elizabeth Farley
Health & Human Services Commission Heather Fleming
    - SNAP and TANF Heather Fleming
    - Women's Health and Education Services Heather Fleming
    - Children, Youth, and Primary Health Services Heather Fleming
    - Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Services Heather Fleming
    - Intellectual and Developmental Disability Heather Fleming
    - Medicaid and CHIP Services Heather Fleming
    - State Facilities Heather Fleming
*** Texas Civil Commitment Office (formerly OVSOM) Heather Fleming


Agency Advisor
Public Education  
Teacher Retirement System of Texas & Optional Retirement Program Adrienne Cabrera
Texas Education Agency Sydni Gaitan
    - State Board of Education Sydni Gaitan
    - State Board for Educator Certification Sydni Gaitan
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Sydni Gaitan
Texas School for the Deaf Sydni Gaitan
Higher Education  
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Brady Franks
Community Colleges Brady Franks
Midwestern State University Brady Franks
Texas A&M University System Administrative and General Offices
Prairie View A&M University, Tarleton State University, Texas A&M University (incl. State Climatologist), Texas A&M-Central Texas, Texas A&M-Commerce, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M-Galveston, Texas A&M International, Texas A&M-Kingsville, Texas A&M-San Antonio, Texas A&M-Texarkana, West Texas A&M
Brady Franks
Texas A&M System Agencies
TTexas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (incl. Texas A&M Transportation Institute), Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
Brady Franks
Texas Southern University Brady Franks
Texas State University System & Board of Regents
Lamar Institute of Technology, Lamar University, Lamar State College-Orange, Lamar State College-Port Arthur, Sam Houston State University, Sul Ross State University, Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College, Texas State University-San Marcos
Brady Franks
Texas Tech University System & Administration
Angelo State University, Texas Tech University
Brady Franks
Texas Woman's University Brady Franks
University of Houston System & Administration
University of Houston, UH-Clear Lake, UH-Downtown, UH-Victoria
Brady Franks
University of North Texas System & Administration
University of North Texas, University of North Texas-Dallas
Brady Franks
The University of Texas System & Administration
UT-Arlington, UT-Austin, UT-Brownsville, UT-Dallas, UT-El Paso, UT-Pan American, UT-Permian Basin, UT-San Antonio (incl. State Demographer), UT-Tyler
Brady Franks
Texas State Technical College System & System Administration
TSTC-Harlingen,TSTC-Marshall, TSTC-Waco, TSTC-West Texas
Brady Franks
University Health Science & Medical Centers
Texas A&M HSC, Texas Tech HSC, University of North Texas HSC, UT Southwestern Medical Center-Dallas, UT Medical Branch-Galveston, UT HSC-Houston, UT HSC-San Antonio, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, UT HSC-Tyler
Brady Franks

The Judiciary

Agency Advisor
Supreme Court of Texas Trent Peroyea
Court of Criminal Appeals & District Courts of Appeals Trent Peroyea
First - Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Trent Peroyea
Court Administration & Texas Judicial Council, Office of Trent Peroyea
Capital Writs, Office of Trent Peroyea
State Prosecuting Attorney, Office of the Trent Peroyea
State Law Library Trent Peroyea
Judicial Conduct, Commission on Trent Peroyea
Judiciary Section, Comptroller's Department Trent Peroyea

Public Safety & Criminal Justice

Agency Advisor
Alcoholic Beverage Commission Fisher Reynolds
Criminal Justice, Department of (incl. Bd. of Pardons & Paroles) Trent Peroyea
Fire Protection, Commission on Michael Hull
Jail Standards, Commission on Trent Peroyea
Juvenile Justice Department Trent Peroyea
Law Enforcement, Commission on Michael Hull
Military Department Michael Hull
Public Safety, Department of Michael Hull
***Division of Emergency Management Michael Hull
 ***FirstNet Michael Hull

Natural Resource Agencies

Agency Advisor
Agriculture, Department of Fisher Reynolds
Animal Health Commission Fisher Reynolds
Environmental Quality, Commission on Catarina Gonzales
General Land Office and Veteran's Land Board Catarina Gonzales
Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission Catarina Gonzales
Parks & Wildlife Department Fisher Reynolds
Railroad Commission of Texas Ryland Ramos
State Soil & Water Conservation Board Fisher Reynolds
Water Development Board Fisher Reynolds
Texas Groundwater Protection Committee Fisher Reynolds

Business & Economic Development

Agency Advisor
Housing and Community Affairs, Department of Catarina Gonzales
Lottery Commission Adrienne Cabrera
Motor Vehicles, Department of Blake Calvert
Transportation, Department of Blake Calvert
Workforce Commission Jason Briggs
Administrative Hearings, State Office of Christopher Smith
Funeral Service Commission Christopher Smith
Geoscientists, Board of Professional Ryland Ramos
Insurance, Department of  (incl. Division of Workers Comp.) Scot Kibbe
Insurance Counsel, Office of Public (OPIC) Scot Kibbe
Injured Employee Counsel, Office of Scot Kibbe
Licensing and Regulation, Department of Christopher Smith
Plumbing Examiners, State Board of Christopher Smith
Racing Commission Christopher Smith
Securities Board Christopher Smith
Utility Commission of Texas, Public Ryland Ramos
Utility Counsel, Office of Public Ryland Ramos
Health Profession Agencies  
Veterinary Medical Examiners, State Board of Christopher Smith
Chiropractic Examiners, Board of Scot Kibbe
Dental Examiners, State Board of Scot Kibbe
Health Licensing Consolidation Project  
Health Professions Council Scot Kibbe
Marriage and Family Therapists, State Board of Examiners of Scot Kibbe
Medical Board Heather Fleming
Nursing, Board of Scot Kibbe
Optometry Board Scot Kibbe
Pharmacy, State Board of Scot Kibbe
Physical Therapy & Occ Therapy Examiners, Executive Council of Scot Kibbe
Podiatric Medical Examiners, State Board of Christopher Smith
Psychologists, Board of Examiners of Scot Kibbe
Social Worker Examiners, Texas State Board of Scot Kibbe
Anatomical Board of the State of Texas Christopher Smith
General Provisions of the General Appropriations Act Brady Franks
Legislature Tabatha Vasquez

Self-Directed Semi-Independent Agencies

Agency Advisor
Accountancy, State Board of Public Christopher Smith
Architectural Examiners, Board of Christopher Smith
Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Christopher Smith
Banking, Department. of Christopher Smith
Savings and Mortgage Lending, Dept. of Christopher Smith
Consumer Credit Commissioner, Office of Christopher Smith
Credit Union Dept. Christopher Smith
Real Estate Commission Christopher Smith
***Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board Christopher Smith
Actuarial Division and Financial Examinations Division of TDI Scot Kibbe

Other Entities

Agency Advisor
Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Ryland Ramos
Forensic Science Commission Trent Peroyea
Pilot Commissioner Boards Blake Calvert
River Compact Commissions Fisher Reynolds
River Authorities Fisher Reynolds
Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Elizabeth Farley

Misc. Topics

Agency Advisor
1st Amendment Benjamin Barkley
2nd Amendment Michael Hull
Administrative Law - General Benjamin Barkley
Agriculture Fisher Reynolds
Criminal Justice Trent Peroyea
Public Safety Michael Hull
Homeland Security Michael Hull
Border Security Michael Hull
Criminal Law Stephanie Greger
Corrections Trent Peroyea
Cybersecurity Ryland Ramos
Workforce Jason Briggs
Economic Development Adrienne Cabrera
Elections Benjamin Barkley
Emergency Management Michael Hull
Eminent Domain Ryland Ramos
Environmental Regulation Catarina Gonzalez
Child Protection Elizabeth Farley
Financial Institutions Christopher Smith
Gaming Adrienne Cabrera
Alcohol Fisher Reynolds
Tobacco Elizabeth Farley
General Budget Brady Franks
Maternal Mortality  Elizabeth Farley
Higher Education Brady Franks
Housing Catarina Gonzales
Insurance Scot Kibbe
Judicial Branch Trent Peroyea
Life Initiatives Tabatha Vasquez
Local Government - General Jason Briggs
Jails Trent Peroyea
Local Law Enforcement Michael Hull
Veterans Catarina Gonzales
Military Michael Hull
Oil & Gas Ryland Ramos
Public Finance Brady Franks
Public Education Sydni Gaitan
Public Health Elizabeth Farley
Public Pensions Adrienne Cabrera
 - State ERS Adrienne Cabrera
 - State TRS Adrienne Cabrera
 - Local Adrienne Cabrera
ICE Detainers Michael Hull
Sanctuary Cities Michael Hull
Special Districts Jason Briggs
Taxation David Shoemaker
Health IT and Telemedicine Heather Fleming
Transportation Blake Calvert
Water Fisher Reynolds