Governing Board

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Board Members

  • Ben Gatzke - Board Chair
    President & CEO BorrowWorks, LLC
    Fort Worth
  • Christian Alvarado
    Co-founder/Partner CBTX Capital, LLC
    Austin
  • Charles Bacarisse
    Vice President for Development Houston Baptist University
    Houston
  • Mike Bell
    Chief Technology Officer Houston Police Department
    Spring
  • Stuart A. Bernstein
    Director at CapRidge Partners
    Austin
  • Jay Dyer
    Deputy to President for Government Relations University of Texas at Austin
    Austin
  • Jeffrey Tayon
    Independent Investor
    Houston

Ex Officio Members

  • Bryan Collier
     Executive Director
     Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Melody Parrish
     Chief Information Officer
     Texas Education Agency
  • George Rios
     Chief Information Officer
     Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife

Board Meetings

The public is welcome to attend our quarterly board meetings. We post the meeting agenda, location, date, and time in the Texas Register shortly before a scheduled meeting. Meeting information is subject to change.

Upcoming Meetings              

  • Thursday, May 3, 2018

Past Meetings​

Agendas and minutes from past board meetings are available below. Please email us for access to documents related to meetings not listed here.

  • Thursday, March 8, 2018, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda -PDF (26 KB)
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda - PDF (116 KB) | Minutes - PDF (321 KB)
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda - PDF (116 KB) | Minutes - PDF (896 KB)
  • Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda - PDF (26 KB) | Minutes - PDF (720 KB)
  • Thursday, June 1, 2017, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda - PDF (500 KB) | Minutes - PDF (709 KB)
  • Thursday, February 23, 2017, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda - PDF (494 KB) | Minutes - PDF (741 KB)
  • Thursday, October 27, 2016, 10:00am  
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin 
    Agenda​​ - PDF (350 KB) ​| Minutes- PDF (709 KB)
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda - PDF (98 KB) | Minutes - PDF (544 KB)
  • ​​Thursday, May 26, 2016, 11:30am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin 
    Agenda - PDF (332 KB) ​|​​ Minutes - PDF (333 KB)
  • Thursday, May 19, 2016, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agen​​da - PDF (342 KB) ​| Minutes - PDF (464 KB)
  • Wednesday, March 23, 2016 
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda - PDF (336 KB)​ | Minutes – PDF (498 KB)
  • February 25, 2016
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda – PDF (350 KB) | Minutes  – PDF (456 KB)      
  • February 3, 2016
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
     – PDF (343 KB) | Minutes – PDF (638 KB)

Board Member Guide

Download Board Member Training Guide - PDF (1.5 MB)