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Andres Alcantar

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Andres Alcantar
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Texas Workforce Commission
In office
August 2008 - Present
Term ends
February 1, 2013
Years in position 6
Base salary$140,000
Elections and appointments
Appointed byGov. Rick Perry (R)
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sTexas Tech University
Master'sTexas Tech University
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Andres Alcantar is a current member of the Texas Workforce Commission, the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.

Alcantar has served in this position since 2008 and has been Chairman since May 1, 2012.


Prior to his appointment to the TWC, Alcantar served as Deputy Director of the Texas Governor's Budget, Planning and Policy Division, was an advisor in George W. Bush's Office on Budget and Planning, and Director of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.[1]


  • BA, Texas Tech University
  • MPA, Texas Tech University

Political career

Texas Workforce Commission (2008-present)

Alcantar has served on the Texas Workforce Commission since 2008.[1]



Alcantar was appointed to the Texas Workforce Commission by Gov. Rick Perry (R) in 2008.[1]

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