Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Animal Health Commission, Texas*

13 Members - Term: 6 Years

General Information

Agency #: 554 2105 Kramer LaneP.O. Box 12966Austin 78711-2966

Members

Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Coleman Hudgins Locke Hungerford, 09-06-2021
Commissioner(s) Brandon Bouma Plainview, 09-06-2017
William F. Edmiston, Jr., D.V.M. Eldorado, 09-09-2019
Jim Eggleston Weatherford, 09-06-2021
Ken Jordan San Saba, 09-09-2019
Thomas "Tommy" Kezar Dripping Springs, 09-06-2017
Joe L. Leathers Guthrie, 09-09-2019
Thomas Eugene Oates Huntsville, 09-09-2019
Stephen Selman Woodway, 09-06-2021
Leo Vermedahl Dalhart, 09-06-2017
Mike Vickers, D.V.M. Falfurrias, 09-06-2017
Eric Dean White Mason, 09-09-2019
Jay Russell Winter Lubbock, 09-09-2019

Staff

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Andy Schwartz, D.V.M. (512) 719-0704
Asst. Exec. Director Animal Health Programs T. R. Lansford D.V.M. (512) 719-0712
Chief of Staff Larissa Schmidt (512) 719-0701
State Epidemiologist Susan Rollo, D.V.M. (512) 719-0713
Director of Financial and Procurement Services Steven Luna (512) 719-0755
Executive Assistant Amanda Bernhard (512) 719-0704
Director of Emergency Management Jeff Turner (512) 719-0786
Texas State Federal Laboratory Director Roger Parker D.V.M. (512) 832-6580
General Counsel Gene Snelson (512) 719-0722
Governmental Industry Relations and Asst. General Counsel Mary Thiel Luedeker (512) 719-0760

Region 1-Amarillo

3822 Business Park Drive
Amarillo, TX 79110
(806) 354-9335
(806) 354-2809
bwilliams@amarillo.tahc.state.tx.us

Office Office Holder (512) Phone / Fax
Director David Finch, D.V.M.

Region 2-Hempstead

1739 13th Street, Suite 28
Hempstead, TX 77445
(979) 921-9481
(979) 921-9992
mmichalke@tahc.state.tx.us

Office Office Holder (512) Phone / Fax
Director Mark Michalke, D.V.M.

Region 3-Fort Worth

8751 Camp Bowie West, Suite 104
Fort Worth, TX 76116
(817) 244-2597
(817) 560-1721
maxd@ftworth.tahc.state.tx.us

Office Office Holder (512) Phone / Fax
Director Max Dow, D.V.M.

Region 4-Mt. Pleasant

313 W. Alabama, Suite 1
Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 572-1966
(903) 572-1114
ghawkins@mtpleasant.tahc.state.tx.us

Office Office Holder (512) Phone / Fax
Director Hank Hayes, D.V.M.

Region 5-Beeville

1824 S. Washington Street
Beeville, TX 78102
(361) 358-3234
(361) 358-0101

Office Office Holder (512) Phone / Fax
Director Brodie Miller, D.V.M.

Region 6-Lampasas

1305 South Key Ave., Ste. 204
Lampasas, TX 76550
(512) 556-6277
(512) 556-6415
thurmanf@lampasas.tahc.state.tx.us

Office Office Holder (512) Phone / Fax
Director Pete Fincher, D.V.M.

Region 7-Rockdale

130 East Bell St.
Rockdale, TX 76567
(512) 446-2507
(512) 446-5373
deeE@rockdale.tahc.state.tx.us

Office Office Holder (512) Phone / Fax
Director Tommy Barton, D.V.M.

Region 8-Laredo

500 East Mann Road
Laredo, TX 78041
(956) 568-5741
(956) 568-5237

State-Federal Laboratory

8200 Cameron Road, Ste. A186
Austin, TX 78754
(512) 832-6580
(512) 832-6803

Office Office Holder (512) Phone / Fax
Laboratory Supervisor Rey Molina

* Subject to the Texas Sunset Act; will be reviewed in 2021.