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Governor's Commission for Women

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15 Members - Term: 2 Years

General Information

1100 San Jacinto Blvd., Rm. 1.212P.O. Box 12428Austin, TX 78711-2428


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Karen Harris Lakehills, 12-31-2021
Vice Chair Nathali Parker Round Rock, 12-31-2021
Commissioner(s) Tina Yturria Buford Harlingen, 12-31-2021
Starr Corbin Georgetown, 12-31-2021
Amy Henderson Amarillo, 12-31-2021
Karen Manning Houston, 12-31-2021
Imelda Navarro Laredo, 12-31-2019
Rienke Radler Fort Worth, 12-31-2021
Jinous Ruhani Austin, 12-31-2021
Catherine Susser Corpus Christi, 12-31-2022
Patsy Wesson Fort Worth, 12-31-2021
Laura Koenig Young Tyler, 12-31-2021


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Vacant (512) 463-7009 / (512) 497-4533


The Governorís Commission for Women helps Texas women live healthier, more productive and more prosperous lives. A division of the Texas Governorís Office, the commission specializes in outreach, education, research and referral services.