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The Texas A&M Advocacy Network, in conjunction with the Texas A&M University Office of Government Relations develops and maintains a variety of materials to help keep our Aggies Advocates, alums and other interested parties informed and equipped with the tools needed to help advance Texas A&M University’s legislative priorities and public higher education in Texas. We encourage you to use the resources available here to educate yourself on the university’s priorities and help make a better, stronger Texas A&M for generations to come. If you have any questions, please contact us at TAMUAdvocacy@AggieNetwork.com.

Key Dates

117th United States Congress: Jan. 3, 2021 - Jan. 3, 2023

The 87th Texas Legislature: Jan. 12 - May 31, 2021
Start of first Special Session: July 8, 2021
Start of second Special Session: Aug. 7, 2021
Start of third Special Session: Sept. 20, 2021
HD-118 Special Runoff Election: Nov. 2, 2021

Resources

Former Students by County in Texas

State House Districts

State Senate Districts

Former Student Elected Officials

Texas A&M University is fortunate to have former students willing to step up and serve in the halls of government, at the local, state and federal levels. Below is a list of those former students currently serving in the United States Congress, statewide offices, and state legislatures.

United States House of Representatives
The Honorable Louie Gohmert '75 (Bachelors, History) – First Congressional District of Texas
The Honorable Ronny Jackson '91 (Bachelors, Marine Biology) – Thirteenth Congressional District of Texas

Texas Statewide
The Honorable Glenn Hegar ’93 (Bachelors, Political Science) – Comptroller

Texas Senate
The Honorable Paul Bettencourt ’80 (Bachelors, Industrial Distribution) – Seventh District

Texas House of Representatives
The Honorable Charles “Doc” Anderson ’81 (Bachelors, Vet. Science; Doctorate, Vet. Medicine) – Fifty-Sixth District
The Honorable Trent Ashby ’95 (Bachelors, Agriculture & Life Sciences) – Fifty-Seventh District
The Honorable Ernest Bailes ’04 (Bachelors, Agriculture & Life Sciences) – Eighteenth District
The Honorable Michelle Beckley ’92(Bachelors, Biomedical Science) – Sixty-Fifth District
The Honorable James “Greg” Bonnen ’88 (Bachelors, Biochemistry) – Twenty-Fourth District
The Honorable Brad Buckley ’89 & ’93 (Bachelors & Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) – Fifty-Fourth District
The Honorable John Cyrier ’95 (Engineering Technology) – Seventeenth District
The Honorable James Frank ’89 (Bachelors, Finance) – Sixty-Ninth District
The Honorable Ryan Guillen ’00 (Bachelors, Agriculture Leadership & Development) – Thirty-First District
The Honorable Cody Harris ’06 (Bachelors, Political Science) – Eighth District
The Honorable Brian Harrison ’04 (Bachelors, Economics) – Tenth District
The Honorable Abel Herrero ’93 (Bachelors, Political Science) – Thirty-Fourth District
The Honorable Kyle Kacal ’92 (Bachelors, Political Science) – Twelfth District
The Honorable Tracy King ’83 (Bachelors, Agricultural Engineering) – Eightieth District
The Honorable Brooks Landgraf ’03 (Bachelors, Political Science) – Eighty-First District
The Honorable Lyle Larson ’81 (Bachelors, Marketing) – One Hundred and Twenty-Second District
The Honorable Andrew Murr ’99 (Bachelors, Agriculture Leadership & Development) – Fifty-Third District
The Honorable Christopher “Chris” Paddie ’96 (Bachelors, Industrial Distribution) – Ninth District
The Honorable Jared Patterson ’05 (Bachelors, Political Science) – One Hundred and Sixth District
The Honorable John Raney ’69 (Bachelors, Marketing) – Fourteenth District
The Honorable Glenn Rogers '78 (Bachelors & Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) – Sixtieth District
The Honorable Cody Vasut '09 (Bachelors & Masters of Management) –Twenty-Fifth District
The Honorable Terry Wilson ’88 (Bachelors, Business Administration) – Twentieth District
The Honorable Eugene “Gene” Wu ’00 – (Bachelors, Agriculture & Life Sciences) – One Hundred Thirty-Seventh District

Nevada Statewide
The Honorable Aaron Ford ’94 (Bachelors, Interdisciplinary Studies) – Attorney General

Virginia Senate
The Honorable Bryce Reeves ’89 (Bachelors, Industrial Education) – Seventeenth District

Virginia House of Delegates
The Honorable Don Scott 87 (Bachelors, Agricultural Education) – Eightieth District 

Do you know of other elected officials not currently on this list? If so, please let us know by sending an email to TAMUAdvocacy@AggieNetwork.com.

Former Student State/Federal Appointees

Gubernatorial and federal appointees play a critical role in advising all branches of our government. Several former students of Texas A&M currently serve in various agencies, boards, and commissions. We thank them for volunteering their busy time to serve Texas and the United States of America. The following is a list of former students who have been appointed by either the Governor of Texas or the President of the United States.

Lamberto Balli ’86 – Texas Board of Professional Engineers
Erin Bennett ’07 – Director of the Regulatory Compliance Division (Texas)
Nancy Blackwell ’95 – Upper Colorado River Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Tina Buford ’97 – Governor’s Commission for Women (Texas)
Shannon Calhoun ’80 – Health Services Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Dr. Gerald Callas ’95 – Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Glenda Clausell ’92 – Texas Board Of Physical Therapy Examiners
Michael Clements ’05 – Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services (Texas)
David Coatney ’21 – Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Steve Cooper ’78 – Lower Colorado River Authority Board (Texas)
Joseph Crane ’76 – Lower Colorado River Authority Board (Texas)
Dr. Lynn Criner ’95 – State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (Texas)
Debra Dockery ’75 – Texas Board of Architectural Examiners
Ray Garcia ’90 – Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
John "Michael" Glynn ’97 – Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Erica Hall ’00 – Upper Colorado River Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Melissa Hamilton ’01 – Public Counsel for the Office of Public Insurance Counsel (Texas)
Jay Harrington ’76 – Upper Neches River Municipal Water Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Leslie Kinsel ’81 – Texas Farm And Ranch Lands Conservation Council
Natalie Koehler ’99 – Texas Farm And Ranch Lands Conservation Council
Kenneth Krieger ’86 – Radiation Advisory Board (Texas)
Regan L. Landreth ’98 – Texas Board of Medical Radiological Technology
Dan S. Leyendecker ’90 – Nueces River Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Wesley D. Lloyd ’00 – Brazos River Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Kelly Lovell ’05 – Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports (Texas)
John Henry Luton ’72 – Brazos River Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Deborah Gray Marino ’91 – Texas Health Services Authority Board of Directors
Lisa Masters ’89 – Texas Radiation Advisory Board
Will McAdams ’04 – Public Utility Commission Of Texas
Bret McCoy ’99 – Sulphur Basin Authority (Texas)
Mindi McLain ’04 – Texas Medical Board District Three Review Committee
Lamont "Monte" Meaux ’67 – Gulf Coast Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Grant Moody ’13 – Veterans Land Board (Texas)
Daniel "Barry" Moore ’05 – Brazos County Regional Mobility Authority
Linda Kay Morris ’71 – Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission
Dr. Kristy Murray ’94 – Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response (Texas)
Feyi Obamehinti ’14 – Texas Diabetes Council
Raquel Olivier ’18 – State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
Dr. Gerald Parker ’76 – Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response (Texas)
Brooke Paup ’01 – Chair of Texas Water Development Board
Gerald Powell ’81 – Radiation Advisory Board (Texas)
Dr. Jessica Quillivan ’96 – State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (Texas)
Dr. Jorge Quirch ’86 – State Board of Dental Examiners (Texas)
Bill Rankin ’74 – Brazos River Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Dr. Bill Rector ’64 – Upper Guadalupe River Authority (Texas)
Dr. Shawn Patrick Saladin ’86 – Governing Board of the Texas School for the Deaf
Dr. Courtney Sherman ‘00 – Statewide Health Coordinating Council (Texas)
Jeffrey Tallas ’88 – Brazos River Authority Board of Directors (Texas)
Christopher Taylor ’07 – Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
Rebecca Vajdak ’79 – Real Estate Research Advisory Committee (Texas)
Martha Leigh Whitten ’80 – Lower Colorado River Authority Board (Texas)
Andrew "Jimmy" Widmer ’08 – Texas Medical Board District Four Review Committee
Kristina Williams ’08 – Judge of 192nd Judicial District Court
Heather Wright ’05 – Judge of 456th Judicial Court
David Yelovich ’85 – Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners
Michael K. Young – Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (United States)

Do you know of other former students that have been appointed to a board or commission that is not currently on this list? If so, please let us know by sending an email to TAMUAdvocacy@AggieNetwork.com.

Address

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Phone Number

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