Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Law Enforcement, Texas Commission on*

9 Members - Term: 6 Years

General Information

Agency #: 407 6330 E. Highway 290,Suite 200Austin, TX 78723-1035


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Kim Lemaux Arlington, 08-30-2027
Assistant Presiding Officer Jason Hester Lago Vista, 08-30-2025
Secretary Patricia Burruss Dallas, 08-30-2025
Board Member(s) Janna Atkins Abilene, 08-30-2023
Justin Berry Austin, 08-30-2027
Mike Griffis Odessa, 08-30-2025
Ron E. Hood Dripping Springs, 08-30-2023
Mario Lizcano Pharr, 08-30-2027
Jack Taylor Austin, 08-30-2023


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Kim Vickers (512) 936-7712 / (512) 936-7714
General Counsel John Beauchamp (512) 936-7746
Director of Credentialing and Field Services Kenny Merchant (512) 936-7735
Director of Enforcement and Special Services Michael Antu (512) 936-7750
Director of Government Relations Gretchen Grigsby (512) 936-7715
Fiscal and Staff Services Brian Roth (512) 936-7725


The Legislature established the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) in 1965. The commission establishes and enforces standards to ensure that the people of Texas are served by highly trained and ethical law enforcement, corrections, and telecommunications personnel.

* Subject to the Texas Sunset Act; will be reviewed in 2023.