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The TCOLE Commission and its Members

The Commission sets policy, approves rules and procedures formulated by the Executive Director and staff, and takes formal disciplinary actions against licensees on the recommendation of the Executive Director and state Administrative Law Judges.

Meeting Schedule

The Commission meets at least four times each year in meetings open to the Public.  

Upcoming Meeting Dates and Locations

Meeting DateMeeting Location
February 26, 2024TCOLE Headquarters, 2nd Floor, Training Room, 6330 East Highway 290, Austin, Texas, 78723
February 27, 2024J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The Commons Learning Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. 137, Austin, Texas, 78758
April 29, 2024J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The Commons Learning Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. 137, Austin, Texas, 78758
June 19, 2024TCOLE Headquarters, 2nd Floor, Training Room, 6330 East Highway 290, Austin, Texas, 78723
June 20, 2024J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The Commons Learning Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. 137, Austin, Texas, 78758
August 7, 2024 - TBDEl Paso, TX - TBD
August 8, 2024 - TBDEl Paso, TX - TBD

Watch the Meeting Live:  Live Recording  

(only available while Commission Meetings are in progress)

Recorded Meetings

Public Comment / Proposed Rules

Proposed Rules are open for public comment.  Public comments may be submitted electronically to public_comment@tcole.texas.gov or in writing to Mr. John Beauchamp, Interim Executive Director, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, 6330 East Hwy 290, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78723-1035.

DescriptionGet FileMeeting Date
December 2023 Proposed Rules 215.13, 217.1, 218.3, & 221.46PDFFebruary 2024

Board Composition

The Commission is comprised of nine members. These members are appointed by the Governor, as is the Presiding Officer. The Commissioners serve staggered terms of six years and serve without compensation except for reasonable and necessary expenses. Three are members of the general public, three are law enforcement chief executive officers, and three are line personnel from law enforcement agencies at the time of their appointment. more about the commission and history...

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Chief Kim Lemaux, Presiding Officer

Chief Kim Lemaux, Presiding Officer


Term: May 27, 2017 - August 30, 2027   
Hometown: Arlington

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	 Assistant Chief Jason D. Hester, Assistant Presiding Officer

Assistant Chief Jason D. Hester, Assistant Presiding Officer


Term: December 6, 2019 - August 30, 2025   
Hometown: Lago Vista

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Patricia Burruss, Secretary

Patricia Burruss, Secretary


Term: December 6, 2019 - August 30,2025   
Hometown: Olmito

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Janna Atkins

Janna Atkins


Term: January 7, 2019 - August 30, 2029   
Hometown: Abilene

  
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Michael Griffis, Sheriff

Michael Griffis, Sheriff


Term: December 6, 2019 - August 30, 2025   
Hometown: Odessa

  
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Mario Lizcano, Jr.

Mario Lizcano, Jr.


Term: March 22, 2022 - August 30, 2027   
Hometown: Pharr

 

Justin West

Term: January 31, 2024 - August 30, 2029   
Hometown: League City

 

Conor Harvey

Term: January 31, 2024 - August 30, 2029   
Hometown: Houston

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Commissioner Justin Berry, headshot photo

Justin Berry

Term: January 31, 2024 - August 30, 2027   
Hometown: Austin