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TWC Commissioners

About the Commissioners

Three full-time commissioners are appointed to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) by the Governor, one each representing employers, labor, and the public. Together, they oversee the functioning of TWC and develop agency policy.

Mailing Address:
Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St
Austin, TX 78778-0001

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Bryan Daniel - Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public

Photo of Commissioner Bryan Daniel

Bryan Daniel
Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public 
Texas Workforce Commission
101 E. 15th Street, Room 674
Austin, TX 78778



Bryan Daniel serves as Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission where he works to promote and support the growth of Texas’ world class employers and talented workforce. To champion that goal, he advances innovative workforce and economic development strategies in collaboration with TWC’s education partners, local officials, and industry leaders to establish Texas’ competitive edge as the best place to work in the world.

Prior to joining TWC, Bryan served for four and half years on Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s senior staff where he led the Office of Economic Development and Tourism – which included the Texas Enterprise Fund, Events Trust Fund, Governor’s University Research Initiative, Texas Tourism Office, Texas Music Office, Texas Film Commission, Texas Workforce Investment Council, the Economic Development Bank, the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and the State of Texas Mexico Office.

Bryan’s tenure as the Texas State Director for Rural Development for President George W. Bush and as Chief Administrator for Trade and Business Development at the Texas Department of Agriculture, along with his private sector experiences as a marketing executive and member of the board of directors, have provided him with valuable insights on economic development and workforce issues.

Bryan is a graduate of Texas Tech University with both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree.  In 2019, Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources recognized Bryan as a Distinguished Alumnus.

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Aaron Demerson - Commissioner Representing Employers

Photo of Commissioner Aaron DemersonAaron Demerson
Commissioner Representing Employers
2019 - Present




Aaron Demerson currently serves as the Commissioner Representing Employers for the Texas Workforce Commission. Governor Greg Abbott appointed him to the three-member Commission on August 20, 2019.

Prior to his appointment, Aaron Demerson served as the Director of the Office of Employer Initiatives at the Texas Workforce Commission. In this position he provides leadership and direction to engage employers, business organizations and the economic development community in the ongoing development of a customer-focused, market-driven workforce system.

Prior to employment at the Texas Workforce Commission he served as a Senior Advisor to Governor Rick Perry and Executive Director of the Economic Development & Tourism Division in the Governor’s Office leading a team that marketed the State of Texas as a premier destination for both business and travel.

Demerson has a BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. He also received a general banking diploma from the American Institute of Banking, and is a ‘91-‘92 graduate of Leadership Austin.

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Alberto Treviño III - Commissioner Representing Labor

Photo of Commissioner Alberto Trevino IIIAlberto Treviño III
Commissioner Representing Labor
2023 - Present





Alberto Treviño III serves as the Commissioner Representing Labor for the Texas Workforce Commission. Governor Greg Abbott appointed him to the three-member Commission on January 9, 2023.  

Prior to his appointment, Commissioner Treviño of Harlingen served as a retired U.S. Border Patrol agent. Treviño has nearly 33 years of combined law enforcement and border patrol experience, with 21 years of service to Local 3307 of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), where he served as executive vice president, and later, as treasurer.

Prior to NBPC, Commissioner Treviño served as a police instructor, background investigator, and patrol officer for the Harlingen Police Department. He is a 3rd degree knight of the Knights of Columbus, former member of the City of Harlingen Tennis Advisory Board, and former volunteer for Little League Baseball. 

Treviño received an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Texas Southmost College.

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