P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 480-0694 Fax
800 Parker Square, Suite 245
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Currently in his fifth term, Tan Parker represents House District 63, which stretches from the bluebonnets of Flower Mound to the Texas Motor Speedway to the open horse county of Argyle. Initially elected to office in 2006, Parker is an effective champion for economic development, job creation, further property tax relief, appraisal reform, strengthening border security and immigration policy, promoting fiscally responsible government spending and protecting family values.
For the 84th Legislative Session, Parker was selected to be the Chairman of the House Committee on Investments and Financial Services. The committee has oversight on such critical issues as: matters pertaining to the state banking system, savings and loan associations, the regulation of securities and investments, identity theft and other financial issues. In addition to his Chairmanship, Representative Parker is also appointed to the Ways and Means Committee and the Redistricting Committee.
Previously, Parker has served on House Committees with jurisdiction over: the state prison system, technological and economic development, Texas' fiscal policy, financial institutions, the delivery of social services, municipal operations, and other key issues facing Texas.
Since taking office, Parker's legislative accomplishments have included passing legislation:
Parker's legislative accomplishments have been recognized by such respected groups as: the Texas Association of Business, the Heritage Alliance, the Young Conservatives of Texas, Eagle Forum and many others.
A graduate of the University of Dallas with a Bachelors degree and possessing a Masters degree from the London School of Economics, Parker is a successful Texas businessman. He began his career in public service as a White House intern under President George H.W. Bush and began his career in state government as Governor Perry's appointed Chairman of the Texas Industrial Development Corporation, prior to being elected to the Legislature.
Parker currently resides in Flower Mound, Texas with his wife Beth, and two daughters, Lauren and Ashley.
last updated on 02/05/2015