Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of (BPP)*

7 Members - Term: 6 Years

General Information

Price Daniel Bldg.209 West 14th St., Suite 500Austin, TX 78701


Office Office Holder Represents / Term Ends
Chair David Gutierrez Gatesville, 02-01-2021
Board Member(s) James LaFavers Amarillo, 02-01-2023
Brian Long Palestine, 02-01-2023
Frederico Rangel Huntsville, 02-01-2019
Ed Robertson Austin, 02-01-2021
Col. Lionel F. "Fred" Solis San Antonio, 02-01-2021
Cynthia Tauss Angleton, 02-01-2019
Parole Commissioner(s) Lee Ann Eck-Massingill Gatesville
Ira Evans Angleton
Troy Fox Austin
Roy Garcia Huntsville
Raymond Gonzalez Amarillo
James Hensarling Palestine
Elvis Hightower Austin
Paul Kiel Palestine
Marsha Moberley Amarillo
Anthony Ramirez San Antonio
Lynn Ruzicka Angleton
Wanda Saliagas Huntsville
Charles Speier San Antonio
Roel Tejeda Gatesville


209 West 14th St. Suite 500
Austin, TX 78701

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chair David Gutierrez (512) 936-6351
General Counsel Bettie L. Wells (512) 463-1702
Board Administrator Timothy S. McDonnell (512) 406-5452
Director of Institutional Parole Operations Tracy Long (936) 437-2273
Director of Hearing Operations Michael Billings (512) 406-5420
Director of Public Information Raymond Estrada (512) 406-5870
Budget Director Kyle Britt (936) 291-2161
Clemency Director Joe Lange (512) 406-5852


HB 7, 79 Legislative Session, 3rd Called Session changes the membership of the board from 18 to 7 members appointed by the governor.

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