Deirdre Delisi Deirdre Delisi
Texas Transportation Commission

Deirdre Delisi is the chair of the Texas Transportation Commission, which oversees the statewide activities of the Texas Department of Transportation.
On April 30, 2008, Governor Rick Perry appointed her chair.

Delisi has more than 12 years experience in government policy. She served as chief of staff and deputy chief of staff to Gov. Perry and served as his special assistant when he was lieutenant governor.

A former policy advisor to the presidential campaigns of Lamar Alexander and George W. Bush, Delisi served at the Texas Department of Commerce and as legislative aide for Texas Senator Bill Ratliff.

Delisi earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Duke University and master’s degree in international policy studies from Stanford University.
Delisi was appointed to a five-year term ending on February 1, 2013.

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