Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Motor Vehicles Board, Texas Department of (TxDMV)*

9 Members - Term: 6 Years

General Information

Agency #: 608 4000 Jackson Ave.Austin, TX 78731


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Charles Bacarisse Houston, 02-01-2025
Vice Chair Tammy McRae Conroe, 02-01-2025
Board Member(s) Christian Alvarado Austin, 02-01-2027
Stacey Gillman Houston, 02-01-2025
Brett Graham Denison, 02-01-2029
Sharla L. Omumu Cypress, 02-01-2027
John M. Prewitt Cypress, 02-01-2029
Darren Schlosser Rosharon, 02-01-2027
Paul R. Scott Lubbock, 02-01-2029


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Executive Director Daniel Avitia (512) 465-3001
Deputy Executive Director Shelly Mellott (512) 465-3001
Deputy Executive Director Roland Luna, Sr. (512) 465-5838
Chief Financial Officer Glenna Bowman (512) 465-4125
General Counsel Laura Moriaty (512) 465-5665
Government & Strategic Communications Director Keith Yawn (512) 465-1484
Internal Audit Director Salem Chuah (512) 465-1331


Passed during the 81st Session of the Texas Legislature, the agency was created in June 2009 when Governor Rick Perry signed House Bill 3097 in law. TxDMV became operational on November 1, 2009.

The board administers and enforces statutes relating to certificates of title and registration of vehicles, identifying markings on commercial motor vehicles, motor carrier registration, single state registration, motor transportation brokers, foreign commercial motor transportation, sale or lease of motor vehicles, and salvage vehicle dealers.

* Subject to the Texas Sunset Act; will be reviewed in 2031.