Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Public Insurance Counsel, Office of*

1 Members - Term: 2 Years

General Information

Agency #: 359 1601 N. Congress AvenueSuite 3.500Austin 78701

Members

Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Public Counsel/Executive Director Melissa Hamilton Austin, 02-01-2023

Notes

The Office of Public Insurance Counsel (OPIC) represents the interests of Texas consumers in insurance matters. OPIC empowers and educates consumers and works on their behalf to create and maintain a balanced marketplace. OPIC achieves this goal by taking action on regulatory matters pending before the Texas Department of Insurance related to insurance rates, forms, and rules. OPIC also engages in consumer education and outreach, and serves as a resource to the Texas Legislature.

* Subject to the Texas Sunset Act; will be reviewed in 2025.