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The Governor's Commission for Women was established by Executive Order in 1967. Commissioners are appointed by the Governor to two-year terms and meet on a quarterly basis. The purpose of the Commission is to promote opportunities for Texas women through outreach, education, research and referral services.

The three main activities of the Commission are:

  • Increasing participation in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math;
  • Assisting those 50 and older with workforce skills and job placement; and
  • Providing supplemental assistance to women.
Governor's Commission for Women 2012-2014

 Governor's Commission for Women - 2012-2014 Members

E-mail: women@governor.state.tx.us
Phone: (512) 475-2615

page updated 12/18/2014 9:22 AM