Commissioners

The Texas Ethics Commission has eight commissioners.  Four of the commissioners are appointed by the Governor, two are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, and two are appointed by the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives.  Members of the Texas Senate and the Texas House of Representatives who represent each political party submit lists of nominees to the appropriate state official for appointment. The commissioners serve for four-year terms.


Commissioner Steven D. Wolens, Chair Commissioner Chad M. Craycraft, Vice Chair
Steven D. Wolens
Chair

Term Ends: 11/19/2019
Appointed by: Speaker
Chad M. Craycraft
Vice Chair

Term Ends: 11/19/2019
Appointed by: Governor
Commissioner Randall H. Erben Commissioner Chris Flood Commissioner Mary K. 'Katie' Kennedy
Randall H. Erben
Term Ends: 11/19/2021
Appointed by: Speaker
Chris Flood
Term Ends: 11/19/2019
Appointed by: Lt. Governor
Mary K. “Katie” Kennedy
Term Ends: 11/19/2019
Appointed by: Governor
Commissioner Patrick W. Mizell Commissioner Richard S. Schmidt Commissioner Joseph O. Slovacek
Patrick W. Mizell
Term Ends: 11/19/2021
Appointed by: Governor
Richard S. Schmidt
Term Ends: 11/19/2021
Appointed by: Governor
Joseph O. Slovacek
Term Ends: 11/19/2021
Appointed by: Lt. Governor

 

 

 

Last Revision: September 28, 2018
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