Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Texas Military Department*

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3 Members - Term: 2 Years

General Information

Agency #: 401 P.O. Box 5218Camp MabryAustin, TX 78763-5218


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Adjutant General of Texas Major General Tracy R. Norris (512) 782-5006
Deputy Adjutant General for Army Major General Gregory Chaney (512) 782-5743
Deputy Adjutant General for Air Major General Thomas M. Suelzer (512) 782-5490


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Texas State Guard Major General (TX) Robert Bodisch (512) 782-6948
Director of Joint Staff Brigadier General Monie R. Ulis (512) 782-5585
Director of Government Affairs Marcy Weldin (512) 782-6748
Public Affairs Officer Colonel Rita M. Holton (512) 782-6045
General Counsel Colonel Sonya Batchelor (512) 782-5057
Director of State Administration Shelia Bailey Taylor (512) 782-3390


The adjutant general is commander of the Texas Military Forces and subordinate only to the governor in matters pertaining to its three branches, the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard and Texas State Guard.

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