Texas Governor Greg Abbott made the appointments earlier this week. The Council oversees the regulation of industrialized housing and buildings in Texas, one of 39 programs licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Five current Council members were reappointed:
- Roland Brown of Midlothian. Brown is vice president of design and development for Ramtech Building Systems, Inc.
- Scott McDonald of Keller. McDonald is director of development services for the City of Denton.
- Douglas Robinson of Coppell. Robinson is real estate manager for North America for Williams Scotsman, Inc.
- Randall Childers of Hewitt. Childers is a building official for the City of Waco.
- F. “Dubb” Smith of Dripping Springs. Smith is president of the W.F. Smith Company, an appraisal and consulting firm.
Five people were appointed to the Council for the first time:
- Stephen Shang of Austin. Shang is CEO of Falcon Structures.
- Roberto Lay-Su of Sugar Land. Lay-Su is president of LS&A Group, Inc.
- Marcela Rhoads of Dallas. Rhoads is owner of Abadi Architecture and Accessibility.
- Suzanne Arnold of Garland. Arnold is chief building official for the City of Coppell.
- Brian Bailey of Austin. Bailey is president of Brian A. Bailey Homes.
TDLR provides regulatory oversight for a broad range of occupations, businesses, facilities, and equipment in Texas. The agency protects the health and safety of Texans by ensuring they are served by qualified, licensed professionals. Inspections of individuals, businesses, and equipment are done on a regular basis to safeguard the public. Currently, the agency regulates 39 business and occupational licensing programs with more than 800,000 licensees across the state.