Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of (BPP)*

7 Members - Term: 6 Years

General Information

Price Daniel Bldg.209 West 14th St., Suite 500Austin, TX 78701


Office Office Holder Represents / Term Ends
Chair David Gutierrez Gatesville, 02-01-2027
Board Member(s) Elodia Brito Amarillo, 02-01-2029
Carmella Jones Huntsville, 02-01-2025
Brian Long Palestine, 02-01-2029
Marsha Moberley Angleton, 02-01-2025
Linda Molina San Antonio, 02-01-2027
Ed Robertson Austin, 02-01-2027
Parole Commissioner(s) Michael Adams Huntsville
Richard Aiello Austin
Jacqueline Bishop Huntsville
Edward Davila Amarillo
Lee Ann Eck-Massingill Gatesville
Ira Evans Angleton
Mary Farley Austin
Sandra Fletcher San Antonio
Troy Fox Austin
Raymond Gonzalez San Antonio
Paul Kiel Palestine
Jeffrey Marton Amarillo
Anthony Ramirez San Antonio
Wanda Saliagas Palestine
Roel Tejeda Gatesville


209 West 14th St. Suite 500
Austin, TX 78701

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chair David Gutierrez (512) 936-6351
Chief of Staff Timothy McDonnell (512) 406-5460
Board Administrator Jessica R. Dillard (512) 406-5460
General Counsel Bettie L. Wells (512) 463-1702
Director of Institutional Parole Operations Clinton Gunnels (254) 865-8869 / (254) 865-2575
Director of Hearing Operations Wadella Batrice Murphy (512) 406-5459
Budget Director Kyle Britt (936) 291-2161
Clemency Director Barry Bertocki (512) 406-5852


The board makes parole decisions for Texas prison inmates, determines conditions for parole and mandatory supervision, and makes recommendations on clemency matters to the governor.

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