Karen Harris (R)

Last modified on: 05-06-2020 14:47:11

Chair
(Governor's Commission for Women)

Entered Office: 03-30-2016 Term Ends: 12-31-2021

General Information

Home Town: Lakehills


Personal Information

Karen Harris of Lakehills has received state appointments from two Texas Governors as the result of community service, public service, and volunteerism. She is a former member of the Health and Human Services Council and the Texas Education Agency Advisory Committee for Academic Achievement Distinction. She has served Texas as a candidate for public office and holds a degree in radiologic science from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Additionally, she is an ordained minister with training in Christian counseling from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and the Therapon Institute. Harris is the founder of Medicine for the Heart Ministries, Inc. and leadership team member for Women Wanting Wisdom Ministries. She is the owner of Proton Mechanical Systems Inc, a medical services small business.