Charles (Charles) Perry (R-SS28)
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Capitol: 512.463.0128
FAX: 512.463.2424
District: 806.783.9934
Senator
Room E1.806 Capitol Extension 1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701

District Office:
203 Commerce Street
Childress, TX 79201
Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Jacklyn   DOB: 3/9/1962
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Water, Agriculture and Rural Affairs
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Health and Human Services
MemberSenate Committee on Transportation
MemberSenate Committee on Education
MemberSenate Select Committee on the Future of College Sports in Texas
MemberSenate Special Committee on Redistricting
MemberSenate Committee on Finance
Counties Representing
Baylor / Borden / Childress / Coke / Coleman / Concho / Cottle / Crane / Crosby / Dawson / Dickens / Eastland / Fisher / Floyd / Foard / Garza / Hale / Hardeman / Haskell / Hockley / Irion / Jones / Kent / Kimble / King / Knox / Lamb / Lubbock / Lynn / Mason / McCulloch / Menard / Mitchell / Motley / Nolan / Reagan / Runnels / Schleicher / Scurry / Shackelford / Stephens / Sterling / Stonewall / Sutton / Taylor / Terry / Throckmorton / Tom Green / Upton / Ward / Wilbarger

Bio

Occupation- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Education- Texas Tech University, BBA - Accounting and Management Information Legislative Experience- House Member, 2010 - 2014; Senate Member- 2014 - present Hometown- Lubbock Party- Republican State Senator Charles Perry is a life-long West Texan and a practicing CPA from Lubbock. He was elected to the Texas Senate in 2014 after serving two terms in the Texas House of Representatives. Sen. Perry currently chairs the Senate Committee on Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs and is Vice-Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee. He also sits on the Senate Committees for Education, Finance, Transportation, and Redistricting and he co-chairs the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) Advisory Committee. Gov. Abbott appointed him to the Southwestern States Water Commission and the Western States Water Council. Outside his work in the Legislature, Sen. Perry has served his community as past president of the Lubbock Boys and Girls Club, American Business Clubs, and Community Partners, and previously served on the board of the National Council on Family Violence and the Women's Protective Services of Lubbock. He also serves as a deacon at his church, Southcrest Baptist in Lubbock. Sen. Perry grew up in the district he currently represents, graduating from Sweetwater High School. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and management information systems from Texas Tech University. Geographically, he represents the largest Senate District in the State. The district consists of 51 counties, is over 48,000 square miles, and is larger than 19 U.S. states and 107 countries. Sen. Perry has been married to his wife, Jacklyn, for over 37 years and together they have a daughter, Jordan, and a son, Matthew, and four grandchildren. The entire family are graduates of Texas Tech University.