Governing Board

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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.

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Upcoming Meetings

 

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.

  • November 10, 2020, 10:00 AM
    Online Video Conference | https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_X2-mSwOUSIibp0h8z9rHHw
    Agenda - PDF (145 KB)
  • Thursday, October 1, 2020, 10:00 AM
    Online Video Conference | https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_UUpctAMKSfmHZ3GyP2LmEQ
    Agenda - PDF (142 KB)
  • Thursday, August 20, 2020, 10:00 am 
    Online Video Conference | https://texasdir.webex.com/texasdir/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb7f75c07b33e203da45ff740b60555df
    Agenda - PDF (137 KB)
  • Thursday July 9th, 2020, 10:00 am
    DIR Special Topic Board Meeting 
    Online Video Conference | https://texasdir.webex.com/texasdir/onstage/g.php?MTID=e4a255eddbce8c801dfa30ee41ba9dbc8
    Agenda - PDF (119 KB) | Minutes - PDF (127 KB)
  • Thursday, May 7, 2020, 10:00 am 
    Online Video Conference | https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yZ_YJVBgSySDz2AfKQduUg
    Agenda - PDF (143 KB) | Minutes - PDF (137 KB)
  • March 12, 2020, 10:00 am 
    Clements Building, Room 103 
    300 W. 15th St. Austin, Texas 78701
    Agenda - PDF (122 KB) | Minutes - PDF (289 KB)
  • January 23, 2020, 10:00 am 
    Clements Building, Room 103 
    300 W. 15th St. Austin, Texas 78701
    Agenda - PDF (123 KB) | Minutes - PDF (247 KB)
  • October 24, 2019, 10:00 am 
    Clements Building, Room 103 
    300 W. 15th St. Austin, Texas 78701
    Agenda - PDF (29 KB) | Minutes - PDF (146 KB)
  • August 22, 2019, 10:00 am
    Clements Building, Room 103
    300 W. 15th St. Austin, Texas 78701
    Agenda - PDF (133 KB) | Minutes - PDF (249 KB)
  • May 2, 2019, 10:00 am
    Clements Building, Room 103 
    300 W. 15th St. Austin, Texas 78701
    Agenda - PDF (1238KB) | Minutes - PDF (236 KB)
  • April 4, 2019, 9:30 am
    Special Topic Board Meeting
    Price Daniel Building, 209 W. 14th Street, Room 139
    Ground Floor Conference Room
    Austin, Texas 78701
    Agenda - PDF (129KB) | Minutes - PDF (195 KB)
  • January 25, 2019, 10:00 am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St. Austin
    Agenda - PDF (130KB) | Minutes - PDF (269 KB)
  • November 1, 2018, 10:00 am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St. Austin
    Agenda - PDF (177KB) | Minutes - PDF (243 KB)
  • August 23, 2018, 10:00 am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St. Austin
    Agenda - PDF (26K) | Minutes - PDF (280 KB)
  • Thursday, June 28, 2018, 10:00 am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St. Austin
    Agenda - PDF (26 KB) | Minutes - PDF (186 KB)
  • Thursday, May 3, 2018, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St. Austin
    Agenda - PDF (699 KB) | Minutes -PDF (241 KB)
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018, 10:00am
    Clements Building, Room 103, 300 W. 15th St., Austin
    Agenda -PDF (26 KB)| Minutes - PDF(241 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)


Board Members

  • Ben Gatzke - Board Chair
    President & CEO BorrowWorks, LLC
    Fort Worth
  • Christian Alvarado
    Co-founder/Partner CBTX Capital, LLC
    Austin
  • Mike Bell
    Chief Technology Officer Houston Police Department
    Spring
  • Stuart A. Bernstein
    Director at CapRidge Partners
    Austin
  • Stacey Napier
    Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations University of Texas System
    Austin
  • Jeffrey Tayon
    Independent Investor 
    Houston 
  • Kara Thompson
    Retired
    Former Chief Strategy and Risk Officer, Trellis Organization
    Austin

Ex Officio Members

  • Ricardo Blanco
    Chief Information Officer
    Texas Health and Human Services Commission
  • Anh Selissen
    Chief Information Officer
    Texas Department of Transportation
  • Nancy Clark
    Deputy Commissioner for Administrative Operations
    Texas Department of Insurance

Board Member Guide

Download Board Member Training Guide - PDF (1 MB)