Lt. Governor Patrick Announces Appointments

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the following appointments:

DanPatrickComptroller’s Property Value Study Advisory Committee

Senator Paul Bettencourt

The Comptroller’s Property Value Study Advisory Committee advises the comptroller on rules governing the conduct of studies to determine the taxable value of property in each school district.

Agriculture Policy Board

Senator Charles Perry

Senator Lois Kolkhorst

Senator Bob Hall

Senator Jose Rodriguez

The Agriculture Policy Board reviews legislation, budgets, and statutes to recommend strategies for agricultural production, income, and employment that benefits consumers. It promotes efficient and sustainable use of natural resources.

Edwards Aquifer Legislative Oversight Committee

Senator Charles Perry – Co-Chair

Senator Donna Campbell

Senator Carlos Uresti

The committee’s purpose is to examine the effectiveness of state and local governmental entities in meeting the purposes of the Edward Aquifer Authority.

Texas State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision

Senator Konni Burton

The Texas State Council’s primary purpose is to advise the state administrator of the interstate compact for adult offender supervision and provide guidance on the administration of the compact.

 Texas Facilities Commission

Joseph Slovacek – partner at Hoover Slovacek LLP.

The main purpose of this commission is to control and maintain repair of state buildings, grounds, and property. It constructs, purchases or leases state buildings, grounds, or property; manages certain child care services for state employees; and oversees surplus and salvage property.

“I am confident that my latest announcement of appointees will have a positive and lasting impact on a wide range of issues that affect all Texans,” said Patrick.