The Honorable Dan Patrick (R)

Last modified on: 04-03-2016 15:51:12

Co-Vice Chair
(Preservation Board, State)

General Information

Profession: Broadcaster/Business owner Home Town: Houston Birthdate: 04-04-1950 Spouse: Jan

Personal Information

BA-University of Maryland, 1972

A native of Baltimore, Dan has been a Texan since joining Houston CBS affiliate KHOU TV in 1979. In 1988 he launched talk radio KSEV. Dan was twice elected to the Texas Senate from District 7 in Houston and Northwest Harris County. As Education Chairman in the 83rd Legislative Session, Lt Gov. Patrick passed some of the most far-reaching education reforms in decades, tackling the problems of failing public schools and giving parents more choices for their children, Lieutenant Governor of Texas January 2015-present.

Former Legislative Service: 80th, 81st, 82nd, 83rd, Senator

Other Offices Held

Lieutenant Governor (Legislative Reference Library)
Vice Chair (Bond Review Board, Texas)
Lieutenant Governor (Lieutenant Governor's Office)
Co Chairman (Legislative Budget Board)
Chair (Legislative Council, Texas)
Joint Chair, Lieutenant Governor (Auditor's Office, State)