Texas House Member

Rep. Turner, Scott

District 33

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Capitol Address:

Room E1.318

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0484

(512) 463-7834 Fax

District Address:

Rockwall County:

6537 Horizon Rd, Ste B2

Rockwall, TX 75032

(972)722.7887

(972)722.7888 Fax

Counties Represented:

Collin (part) Rockwall

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Biography

State Representative Scott Turner, a businessman and former NFL player, was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in November 2012. He represents House District 33 which encompasses all of Rockwall County and portions of Collin County.

A fourth generation Texan, growing up in Richardson, Rep. Turner attended the University of Illinois, graduating with a degree in speech communications. In 1995, he began his 9-year professional football career as a defensive back when he was drafted by the Washington Redskins. He went on to play for the San Diego Chargers and the Denver Broncos. During the latter part of his football career, Rep. Turner spent a great deal of time alongside then-Chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services, Duncan Hunter, assisting with military and veteran affairs. After retiring from the NFL, Rep. Turner returned to the Dallas area to pursue his business career. He is now the Director of Business Development and Corporate Chaplain at Systemware, Inc and the Founder/CEO of Statesman Clothier.

Rep. Turner serves on the Texas House Government Transparency and Operation Committee and the Committee on International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs. He volunteers on several community boards including Centennial Medical Center’s Governing Board, Presbyterian Hospital's Presidents Leadership Council, Dallas Metropolitan YMCA Board of Directors, Prestonwood Christian Academy Board of Trustees and GuideStone Financial Board of Directors. He and his wife, Robin of 19 years, are active members of Prestonwood Baptist Church where he served as a Bible Fellowship leader, Deacon and occasional guest pastor.

GOPAC named Rep. Turner to their list of 2013 Emerging Leaders for his leadership in the Texas House. He was also named a Courageous Conservative by the Texas Conservative Coalition and Texas Eagle Forum recognized him as a Top Rated Conservative in the House. In February, Rep. Turner received an honorary doctorate from Dallas Baptist University for his outstanding Christian leadership.

Rep. Turner, Robin, and their nephew Solomon reside in Frisco.

During his time in the Texas House, Rep. Turner has served on significant committees, including:

83rd Legislative Session
Government Efficiency and Reform
Human Services
Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility Select Committee

84th Legislative Session
Government Transparency and Operation
International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs

El representante estatal Scott Turner, hombre de negocios y ex-jugador de la NFL, fue electo a la Cámara de Representantes de Texas en noviembre de 2012. Representa al Distrito 33 de la Cámara que incluye la totalidad del condado de Rockwall y parte de Collins.

Texano de cuarta generación y criado en Richardson, el Representante Turner asistió a la Universidad de Illinois diplomándose con un grado en Comunicación del Discurso. En 1995, comenzó su carrera de nueve años en el fútbol americano como zaguero defensivo al ser seleccionado por los Redskins de Washington. Más tarde, jugó con los Chargers de San Diego y los Broncos de Denver. Durante la última parte de su carrera en el futbol americano, compartió con el entonces presidente del Comité de las Fuerzas Armadas de la Cámara (EE. UU.), Duncan Hunter, colaborando con él en asuntos militares y de veteranos. Luego de retirarse de la NFL, el representante Turner regresó al área de Dallas con el fin de procurar una carrera en el entorno comercial. Es ahora el director de Desarrollo Comercial y Capellán Corporativo en Systemware, Inc. y fundador y presidente ejecutivo de Statesmen Clothier.

El representante Turner sirve en el Comité de Transparencia Gubernamental y Operaciones de la Cámara de Representantes de Texas y en el Comité de Comercio Internacional y de Asuntos Intergubernamentales. Trabaja como voluntario en varios consejos comunitarios, incluyendo el Consejo de Liderazgo Presidencial del Presbyterian Hospital, el Directorio del Dallas Metropolitan YMCA, el Consejo de Administración de Prestonwood Christian Academy y el Consejo Directivo de la Guidestone Financial. Él y su esposa de diecinueve años, Robin, son miembros activos de la iglesia Prestonwood Baptist Church, donde ha participado como líder de Bible Fellowship, diácono y pastor visitante ocasional.

GOPAC lo incluyó en su lista de Líderes Emergentes del 2013 por su liderazgo en la Cámara Estatal. También fue designado como Conservador con Agallas por la Coalición Conservadora de Texas, y el Texas Eagle Forum lo reconoció como Conservador de Primera Categoría en la Cámara.

Turner, su esposa Robin y su sobrino Solomon residen en Frisco.

Durante el tiempo que ha trabajado en la Cámara de Representantes de Texas, ha participado en varios comités importantes como:

Sesión legislativa 83.°
Eficiencia y Reforma Gubernamental
Servicios Humanos
Comité Selecto sobre el Federalismo y Responsabilidad Fiscal

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