Sen. Jane Nelson (R)

Last modified on: 12-03-2020 16:24:03

Member, Chair, Senate Finance Committee
(Auditor's Office, State)

General Information

Profession: Businesswoman Home Town: Flower Mound Spouse: J. Michael

Personal Information

BS-University of North Texas


7/5/21: Senator Nelson announced she will not seek reelection in 2022.

Senator Jane Nelson is a former public school teacher who represents Senate District 12, encompassing parts of Tarrant and Denton counties. She joined the Senate in 1992 after two terms on the State Board of Education in which she led the fight to correct more than 5,000 factual errors in school textbooks

Other Offices Held

TX Senator (Texas Senate)
Chair, Senate Finance Committee (Legislative Budget Board)
Board Member (Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety-Select)