Texas Tech University

Government Advisory Council

paul dubois, railroad commission of TexasPaul Dubois, P.E., Assistant Director for Technical Permitting, Oil & Gas Division
Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC)

RRC is the state agency with primary regulatory jurisdiction over the oil and natural gas industry, pipeline transporters, natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline industry, natural gas utilities, the LP-gas industry, and coal and uranium surface mining operations.

Fred Yebra, MBA, P.E.
State Energy Conservation Office (SECO)

SECO partners with Texas local governments, county governments, public K-12 schools, public institutions of higher education and state agencies, to reduce utility costs and maximize efficiency. SECO also adopts energy codes for single-family residential, commercial, and state-funded buildings.

Laurie FleetLaurie Fleet, Technical Specialist, Wastewater Permitting Section, Water Quality Division
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

TCEQ strives to protect our state's public health and natural resources consistent with sustainable economic development and focuses on clean air, clean water, and the safe management of waste.

Fisher Reynolds
Texas Economic Development & Tourism Office (EDT)

EDT markets and promotes the State of Texas as a premier business location and travel destination and ensures that Texas remains the top state for business in the country.

Anne Rogers Harrison, TPWD

Anne Rogers Harrison, Water Quality Program Leader
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD)

TPWD manages and conserves the natural and cultural resources of Texas and provides hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

dan hunter

Dan Hunter, Assistant Commissioner for Water and Rural Affairs
Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)

TDA focuses on making Texas the nation's leader in agriculture, protecting consumers, fortifying our economy, empowering rural communities, promoting healthy lifestyles, and cultivating winning strategies for rural, suburban, and urban Texas.

Matt Nelson, Assistant Deputy Executive Administrator, Texas Water Development Board

Matt Nelson, Assistant Deputy Executive Administrator
Texas Water Development Board (TWDB)

TWDB leads the state's efforts in ensuring a secure water future for Texas and its citizens.