Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Plumbing Examiners, Texas State Board Of*

9 Members - Term: 6 Years

General Information

Agency #: 456 929 East 41st StreetAustin, TX 78751-4807


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Frank Denton Conroe, 09-05-2025
Board Member(s) James "Ron" Ainsworth Midland, 09-05-2023
Calvin "Chip" Dence Victoria, 09-05-2025
Ben Friedman Dallas, 09-05-2021
Robert F. "Robi" Jalnos San Antonio, 09-05-2021
William "Bill" Klock Austin, 09-05-2023
T. "Justin" MacDonald Kerrville, 09-05-2025
Mark Savasta Houston, 09-05-2023
Public Member Milton Gutierrez Fort Worth, 09-05-2021


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Lisa G. Hill (512) 936-5233 / (512) 450-0637
Executive Assistant Dawn Saravia (512) 936-5226
Director of Financial Operations Mayra Zamarripa (512) 936-5222
Director of Enforcement Steve Davis (512) 936-5221


The board enforces plumbing regulations and oversees examinations and licensing of plumbers and plumbing inspectors in the state. The Board also investigates consumer complaints.

By utilizing the powers granted to him by the Legislature under the Texas Government Code, the Governorís order on June 13, 2019 will allow the Board to continue its operations through May 31, 2021, giving the 87th legislature time to address the matter.

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