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Meet the TFC Commissioners

The Texas Facilities Commission performs its Mission under board oversight. The Commission consists of seven members appointed by state leadership. Three members are appointed by the governor, two additional members appointed by the governor from a list of nominees submitted by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and two members appointed by the lieutenant governor. Commissioners are community, civic, and business leaders from around the state.

The Commission meets about nine times a year and directs the policy of the agency in a public process pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act.

The day-to-day business of the Commission is managed by Executive Director, who employs agency staff to fulfill the duties and responsibilities assigned by law, or delegated to him by the Commission.


Robert D. Thomas
Chair, Robert D. Thomas
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed and named Robert D. Thomas as Chair of the Texas Facilities Commission for a term set to expire on January 31, 2021. More...




Mike Novak
Vice Chair, Mike Novak
Commissioner Mike Novak of San Antonio was nominated for appointment by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and appointed by Governor Rick Perry in 2011 and reappointed by Governor Perry in 2013 for a term to expire January 31, 2019. More...



William D. Darby
Commissioner William D. Darby
Commissioner William D. Darby of Austin was nominated for appointment by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and appointed by the Governor in October 2008 and reappointed in 2009 for a term to expire January 31, 2015. More...



Patti Jones
Commissioner Patti Jones
Commissioner Patti Jones of Lubbock was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott in 2015 for a term to expire January 31, 2021. More...



Jack W. Perry
Commissioner Jack W. Perry
Commissioner Jack W. Perry of Sugar Land was appointed by Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in 2014 for a term to expire January 31, 2019. More...



Betty Reinbeck
Commissioner Betty Reinbeck
Commissioner Betty Reinbeck of Sealy was appointed by Governor Rick Perry in February 2011, for a term to expire January 31, 2017. More...



Joseph O. Slovacek
Commissioner Joseph O. Slovacek
Commissioner Joseph O. Slovacek of Houston was appointed by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick in September 2016 for a term to expire January 31, 2017 More...




The Commission meets at 1711 San Jacinto, Austin, Texas, and can be reached by calling (512) 463-3446. Meeting agendas are posted in advance of each meeting, and the minutes are posted following the meeting. Meetings are open to the public.


Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Commissioner Membership on TFC Work Groups