Governing Board

The Texas Department of Information Resources delivers the strategic thinking, purchasing support, and policy insights necessary to ensure organizations across all levels of state and local government can find, procure, and securely implement innovative technology.

Our governing board members help us to drive our overall strategy as an organization so that we are delivering value to our customers and the state of Texas.

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.

Board Meeting Registration

  • May 30, 2024
  • June 27, 2024 (Special Topic)
  • August 29, 2024
  • October 24, 2024



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

February 29, 2024 

  • Online Video Conference and In Person | Agenda

March 28, 2024 (Special Topic)

  • Online Video Conference and In Person | Agenda 

October 26, 2023 10:00 AM

  • Online Video Conference and In Person | Agenda

August 22, 2023 10:00 AM

May 18, 2023 10:00 AM

February 16, 2023 10:00 AM

October 27, 2022 10:00 AM

  • Online Video Conference and In Person | Agenda

August 25, 2022 10:00 AM

  • Online Video Conference and In Person | Agenda

April 28, 2022 11:00 AM

  • Online Video Conference and In Person | Agenda

January 20, 2022 10:00 AM

October 28, 2021 10:00 AM

August 26, 2021 10:00 AM

July 15, 2021 10:00 AM

May 6, 2021 10:00 AM

March 11, 2021 10:00 AM

January 28, 2021, 10:00 AM

November 10, 2020, 10:00 AM

Board Members

Ben Gatzke - Board Chair  

President & CEO BorrowWorks, LLC  

Fort Worth, TX

Jeffrey W. Allison

CEO at Monument Energy LLC

Houston, TX

Christopher "Stephen" Franke

Vice President at C1 Insurance Group

Dallas, TX

Jeffrey Tayon 

Independent Investor  

Houston, TX

Keith Halman

Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer at Texas Tech University System

Lubbock, TX

Ex Officio Members 

Cassie Brown

Commissioner of Insurance

Texas Department of Insurance

Anh Selissen

Chief Information Officer

Texas Department of Transportation

Maurice McCreary

Chief Operating Officer

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

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