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friedkin150.jpgThe Honorable
T. Dan Friedkin
Chairman

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
1375 Enclave Parkway
Houston, TX 77077
(713) 580-5220 Fax


T. Dan Friedkin was appointed to the Commission by Governor Rick Perry on May 9, 2005 and was reappointed by Governor Perry  to another six-year term in 2011.  He served as Chairman from September 1, 2011 through December 31, 2013 and was reappointed Chairman by Governor Greg Abbott on July 29, 2015. Friedkin is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Friedkin Group, with responsibility for companies and investments principally in the automotive industry. These include Gulf States Toyota, the world's fourth largest privately held Toyota distributorship. Friedkin is an avid outdoorsman who is active in wildlife conservation initiatives in the U.S. and abroad. He is a trustee of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a trustee of the Kinkaid School, member of the Young President's Organization, Chairman of the Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation and serves on the advisory Board of Texas A&M Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute. A graduate of Georgetown University, he received a Masters Degree from Rice University.


 

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Ralph H. Duggins
Vice-Chairman

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
600 W. Sixth, Suite 300
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 877-2807 Fax


Ralph H. Duggins was appointed to the Commission by Governor Rick Perry on February 21, 2008 and was reappointed by the Governor for another six-year term in 2013. He has served as Vice-Chairman since November 3, 2011. Ralph Duggins is a native of Jefferson City, Missouri. He is a partner with the Fort Worth, Southlake and Dallas law firm, Cantey Hanger LLP, where he specializes in civil and commercial litigation. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and of the University of Missouri Law School. Duggins has been a member of the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee since 1999, is a Director of Lena Pope Foundation, a Director of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show, and a board member of The Peregrine Fund. He is a former Director of Lena Pope Home and JP Morgan Chase Bank Tarrant County. He previously served as Chair of the Board of Cook Childrens Healthcare System. Duggins is an avid fly fisherman and hunter.

 

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Dan Allen Hughes, Jr.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
P. O. Box 14
Beeville, TX 78104
(361) 881-1686 Fax


Dan Allen Hughes, Jr. was appointed to the Commission by Governor Rick Perry on June 4, 2009 and served as Chairman from January 2014 through July 2015. Hughes is president of Dan A. Hughes Company, LP and president of Hupecol Operating Company, LLC. He is a member of the Texas A&M University College of Geosciences Advisory Council and Sul Ross State University Borderlands Research Institute Advisory Board. He is also a member of the All American Wildcatters. He received his Bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University. 

 

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Bill Jones

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
100 Congress Avenue
Suite 2000
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 469-6306 Fax


Bill Jones was appointed to the Commission by Governor Rick Perry on September 1, 2011, to a six-year term which will expire on February 1, 2017. Bill Jones is owner of The Jones Firm and co-owner of AFCI Texas, LLC. He previously served as General Counsel for Governor Rick Perry and is active in Texas A&M University serving on the Corps of Cadets Development Council Advisory Panel and is a former member of the TAMU Board of Regents. He is past president of Texas Young Lawyers Association and a former member of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors Executive Committee. He was selected as Baylor Young Lawyer of the Year in 1997 and Texas Super Lawyer in 2005, 2006, and 2007. Jones has served on numerous boards and is a current member of Memorial Hermann Continuing Care, Memorial Hermann Public Policy Advisory Group, and Executive Board Member of Austin Chamber of Commerce. He received his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University and his law degree from Baylor University Law School.


 

lee150.jpgThe Honorable
James H. Lee

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
1330 Post Oak Blvd
Suite 1550
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 552-1441 Fax


James H. Lee was appointed to the Commission by Governor Rick Perry on May 6, 2013 to a six-year term which will expire on February 1, 2019. Jim Lee is president of Ascendant Advisors Group, LLC, one of the oldest investment management firms in Texas, and JHL Capital Holdings, LLC, a private investment group. He is a development board member of UT Health in Houston, a trustee of the Houston Symphony Endowment, past chairman of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and a past trustee of the Texas Growth Fund. He recently served as a member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and is a past member of The Finance Commission of Texas, 2011 Texas Inaugural Committee, and Texas Advisory Council on the Digital Economy. He served as a member of the board of Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2001 and is chairman emeritus of the Maverick PAC. Lee earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and an executive program certification from the Center for Hedge Fund Research and Education at the London Business School. Lee has two young boys and is an avid wing shooter.

 

martin150.jpgThe Honorable
Margaret Martin

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
215 West Bandera Road
Suite 114-619
Boerne, TX 78006


Margaret Martin was appointed to the Commission by Governor Rick Perry on August 14, 2007 and was reappointed to a six-year term by Gov. Perry in 2009. She is an independent international business woman who specializes in bringing companies and individuals together in business development, energy, oil & gas, and real estate. Having grown up on a ranch outside of Laredo, the commissioner has a deep commitment to natural resources and wildlife management of this state, and she continues to be a strong advocate for the Texas Game Wardens and various law enforcement agencies and organizations in Texas. She is also a gubernatorial appointee to the Partnership Advisory Commission of Texas, a member of the World Affairs Councils of San Antonio and Austin and a member of the San Antonio FBISACAA. Ms. Martin received a bachelor's of business administration from Texas A&M International University and currently resides in Boerne, TX.

 

morian150.jpgThe Honorable
S. Reed Morian

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
300 Jackson Hill
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 863-8202 Fax


S. Reed Morian was appointed to the Commission by Governor Rick Perry on February 5, 2009 to a six-year term which will expire on February 1, 2015. Morian serves as Chairman/CEO of DX Service Company, Inc. in Houston. He is very active in the Houston community, serving on the Board of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and past Chairman of the Houston Parks Board and the Houston Museum of Natural Science. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma.

 

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Dick Scott

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
P.O. Box 2489
Wimberley, TX 78676
(713) 453-2756 Fax


Dick Scott was appointed to the Commission by Governor Rick Perry on February 1, 2011 to a six-year term which will expire on February 1, 2017. He is co-owner of Trans-Global Solutions Inc., a railroad transportation company. He is a member of Delta Sigma Pi and the Boys and Girls Country Executive Committee. He is also a volunteer contributor for the Hays County FFA and 4H clubs and a Lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and serves on their International Committee. He previously served on the Lower Colorado River Authority Board from 2009 through 2010. Scott received a bachelor's degree from Lamar University.

 

bass150.jpgThe Honorable
Lee Marshall Bass

Chairman-Emeritus

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
201 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 390-8408 Fax


Lee Marshall Bass was appointed to the Commission by Governor William P. Clements, Jr. on February 20, 1989 to a six-year term. On February 24, 1995, he was named Chairman and reappointed for another six-year term by Governor George W. Bush. On August 29, 2001, he was named Chairman-Emeritus by Governor Rick Perry; graduate of Yale University and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on the boards of the Sid W. Richardson Foundation, The Peregrine Fund, the International Rhino Foundation and Vanderbilt University.


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