State Rep. Tan Parker (R-Flower Mound) who represents House District 63 (southwestern Denton County) has been appointed by House Speaker Dennis Bonnen to serve on the House Committee on State Affairs, the Committee on Business & Industry, and the Committee on House Administration.
“I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to be able to serve the people of Texas by working on such a wide range of important policy matters. Representing House District 63 is the highest honor of my professional life, and I am energized by the work ahead that will keep Texas strong and vibrant,” said Parker.
The Committee on State Affairs has broad jurisdiction over matters pertaining to questions of state policy, the organization and management of state departments, border security, pro-life issues, the duties of candidates for public office, regulation of the telecommunications industry, cybersecurity, and pipeline companies among other important state responsibilities.
The Business and Industry Committee oversees industry, manufacturing, industrial safety, working conditions, hours, wages, collective bargaining, unemployment compensation, labor unions and their organization, and the protection of consumers including privacy and identity theft.
The House Administration Committee is responsible for all administrative and procedural aspects of the operation of the Texas House of Representatives as well as overseeing the maintenance of the 134 year-old Capitol building.
“Now that committees are assigned, it is time to focus on the important work for the people of Texas and make this great state an even better place to live, raise a family, and build a business. I am honored to be a part of the process to ensure our success as a leading state, and look forward to working on these issues and sharing the input of my constituents,” Parker said.
Tan Parker began his service in the Texas House in 2007 and represents the southwestern portion of Denton County. Parker resides in Flower Mound with his wife, Beth, and their two daughters, Lauren and Ashley. Together, they attend St. Ann’s Church. In addition to serving as a state lawmaker, Parker is a successful Texas businessman. Known for being a passionate advocate for community and serving others, Parker is on several boards of directors and advisory councils, including the University of Dallas, Communities in Schools North Texas, the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County, Kyle’s Place shelter for teens, and Special Olympics Steak-N-Stetson committee.