Paul D. Workman & Michael McCaul
State Representative Paul D. Workman has served the people of House District 47 in the Texas House of Representatives since January 2011. House District 47 includes most of western Travis County as well as portions of southern Travis County
Representative Workman serves as a member on the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Business & Industry. Representative Workman serves by appointment on The Energy Council, which helps facilitate the development of national energy policy matters among the Southwestern states. In 2017, Representative Workman was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Southwestern States Water Commission, which works with neighboring states to identify and develop sources and methods of augmenting water supplies on a regional basis after existing water supplies are fully committed.
Representative Workman has been named a "Champion of Free Enterprise" by the Associated Builders and Contractors, a "Fighter for Free Enterprise" by the Texas Association of Business, a "Guardian of Small Business" by NFIB/Texas, a "Courageous Conservative" by the Texas Conservative Coalition, and a "Lone Star Conservative Leader" by the Texas Conservative Round table. Representative Workman was named 2013 Legislator of the Year by the Real Estate Council of Austin.
Representative Workman earned a B.S. in Building Construction from Texas A&M University in 1973 before joining the U.S. Army Reserves where he retired at the rank of Captain after 10 years of service in an engineer line company. Representative Workman is a forty year construction professional, owning his own construction company for most of that time. He is a Construction Consultant and Certified Professional Estimator.
A Rotarian since 1976, Representative Workman has been active in several civic organizations, including a board member of Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse. In 2008, he served as Chairman of the Board of the Texas Building Branch of the Associated General Contractors.
Representative Workman and his wife Sherry have two children and six grandchildren and are active members of the Austin Baptist Church.
A fourth generation Texan, Congressman McCaul earned a B.A. in Business and History from Trinity University and holds a J.D. from St. Mary's University School of Law. In 2009 Congressman McCaul was honored with St. Mary's Distinguished Graduate award. He is also a graduate of the Senior Executive Fellows Program of the School of Government, Harvard University. Congressman McCaul is married to his wife, Linda. They are proud parents of five children: Caroline, Jewell, and the triplets Lauren, Michael and Avery.
Congressman Michael T. McCaul is currently serving his seventh term representing Texas' 10th District in the United States Congress. The 10th Congressional District of Texas stretches from Austin to the Houston suburbs, and includes Austin, Bastrop, Colorado, Fayette, Harris, Lee, Travis, Washington and Waller Counties. He is currently the Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee.
- Previous Speakers
- Ken Paxton
- Upcoming Speakers
- Richard Trabulsi of Texans for Lawsuit Reform
- Chuck DeVore
- James Dickey
- Roger Williams
- George P. Bush, Texas Land Commissioner
- Gary Teal, TCRP Executive Director
- Tracey Carroll, TCRP Deputy Executive Director
- Paul D. Workman, State Representative
- Matt Mackowiak, President of Potomac Strategy Group
- Jay Wiley, 7th generation Texan, a constitutional conservative, and a small businessman.
- Gerald Daugherty
- James Dickey on 2017
- Donna García Davidson
- Jennifer Freel
- Justice David Puryear
- John Daniel Davidson
- Jason Isaac
- Bill Flores
- Paul D. Workman & Michael McCaul
- James Dickey 2018
- Robert Henneke
- Jamie McWright & Hector De Leon
- Brandon Waltens
- Eric Opiela
- Dr.Laura Pressley
- Brian Ruddle