Ken Mercer (R)
Board Member (Education, State Board of)
Entered Office: 11-2006
Home Town: San Antonio
Ken Mercer is a businessman and former member of the Texas House of Representatives.
He earned a bachelorís in biology from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Business Administration from UT-San Antonio. He also has a Masterís of Business Administration in finance and management from St. Maryís University.
An advisor to the governor as a member of the state Homeland Security Council, Mercer also has served on the State Republican Executive Committee and was a member of Delta Mu Delta Graduate Business Honor Society.
He was named 2005 Alumnus of the Year by UTSA and was given the Distinguished Legislator Award by the Texas Republican House Caucus. In 2003, the San Antonio Police Officerís Association named Mercer the Legislator of the Year.
Elected to State Board of Education in November 2006, Mercer serves as vice chair of the board's Committee on School Initiatives. Mercer represents the following counties: Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Llano, and parts of Bell, Bexar and Travis counties.
Contact and Phone Numbers
P.O. Box 781301
San Antonio, TX 78278
Contact via Email
7310 Tall Cedar
San Antonio, TX 78249