Tan (Tan) Parker (R-SS12)
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Capitol: 512.463.0112
FAX: 512.463.0923
District: 214.361.3561
Room E1.608 Capitol Extension 1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701

District Office:
8226 Douglas Avenue
Dallas, TX 75225
Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Beth Haugan   DOB: 5/22/1971
Committee Assignments
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Veteran Affairs
MemberSenate Committee on Transportation
MemberSenate Committee on Administration
MemberSenate Committee on Local Government
MemberSenate Committee on State Affairs
MemberSenate Committee on Education
Counties Representing
Denton / Tarrant


Tan Parker is a businessman, who grew up in North Texas working in his family's restaurants while volunteering in his community. He married his college sweetheart, Beth, and they moved to Flower Mound, raising their daughters, Lauren and Ashley. While family comes first, Tan considers working for the betterment of Texas the highest honor of his professional life.

Previously serving in the Texas House, Tan held leading committee roles on policy matters vital to our state. His leadership was instrumental in the unanimous election by his colleagues as chair of the House Republican Caucus during the 84th and 85th legislative sessions.

Tan's legislative success touches a broad range of issues facing Texans and serves as a reflection of open dialogue with his constituency. His legislative accomplishments represent his extensive work fostering Texas' economic vitality and protecting our most vulnerable.

Tan graduated from the University of Dallas and earned a Master's degree from the London School of Economics before building a distinguished private sector career in technology and private equity. He also created the book, Making Government Work.

The bedrock of his service is exemplified through passionate advocacy for community and fighting for common-sense, conservative policies that strengthen Texas' prosperity.