Sen. Jane Nelson (R)

Last modified on: 12-03-2020 16:24:03

TX Senator
(Texas Senate)

Entered Office: 01-1993 Term Ends: 01-2025 District: 12

General Information

Profession: Businesswoman Home Town: Flower Mound Spouse: J. Michael

Personal Information

BS-University of North Texas


7/5/21: Senator Nelson announced she will not seek reelection in 2022.

Senator Jane Nelson is a former public school teacher who represents Senate District 12, encompassing parts of Tarrant and Denton counties. She joined the Senate in 1992 after two terms on the State Board of Education in which she led the fight to correct more than 5,000 factual errors in school textbooks

Office Information

Dist. 12 - Denton (83%), Tarrant (15%)


Finance-Chair; State Affairs; Committee on Texas Ports-Select

Contact and Phone Numbers

Capitol Office:
Capitol Phone: (512) 463-0112
Capitol Fax: (512) 463-0923
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1225 South Main St.
Suite 100
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 424-3446
(817) 488-6648


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chief of Staff Dave Nelson (512) 463-0112 / (512) 463-0923
Finance Committee Director Stacey Gilliam
Communications Director Katie Greer
Scheduling Coordinator Elizabeth Rice
Policy Analyst Kevin Fletcher
General Counsel Krista Duke

Other Offices Held

Chair, Senate Finance Committee (Legislative Budget Board)
Board Member (Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety-Select)
Member, Chair, Senate Finance Committee (Auditor's Office, State)