Legislative Staff

Regan Beck
Regan BeckGovernment Affairs Director
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Regan Beck is the director of Government Affairs for Texas Farm Bureau. He leads the Legislative and Commodity and Regulatory Activities areas.Read more

Billy Howe
Billy HoweAssociate Government Affairs Director
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Billy Howe came to Texas Farm Bureau as an associate Legislative director in September 1999. Before coming to Texas Farm Bureau, he worked in the Texas House of Representatives Read more

Jim Reaves
Jim ReavesState Legislative Director
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Jim Reaves is the state legislative director for Texas Farm Bureau. In this role, Reaves will coordinate the organization’s legislative activities in Austin. Before joining TFB, Reaves servedRead more

Marissa Patton
Marissa PattonAssociate Legislative Director
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Marissa Patton is the associate Legislative director for the Texas Farm Bureau. She joined the organization in August 2013. Patton works at the Texas Farm Bureau Read more

Michael Pacheco
Michael PachecoAssociate Legislative Director
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Michael Pacheco is an associate Legislative director for Texas Farm Bureau and monitors taxes, energy and utility regulation, transportation and labor issues for the organization.Read more

Commodity & Regulatory Staff

Gene Richardson
Gene RichardsonCommodity and Regulatory Activities Director
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Gene Richardson is director of the Commodity and Regulatory Activities division of the Texas Farm Bureau. He also is responsible for citrus,Read more

Jay Bragg
Jay BraggCommodity and Regulatory Activities Associate Director
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Jay Bragg is associate director of the Commodity and Regulatory Activities division. Bragg handles dairy, horticulture crops Read more

Tracy Tomascik
Tracy TomascikCommodity and Regulatory Activities Associate Director
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Tracy Tomascik is associate director of the Commodity and Regulatory Activities division. Tomascik is responsible for issues related to livestock and animal health.Read more

Brant Wilbourn
Brant WilbournCommodity and Regulatory Activities Associate Director
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Brant Wilbourn is associate director of the Commodity and Regulatory Activities division. Wilbourn handles agricultural risk mitigation, cotton, feed grains, peanuts, rice,Read more

Legal Staff

Stephanie McMullen
Stephanie McMullenAssistant General Counsel, Texas Farm Bureau
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Stephanie McMullen is the assistant general counsel of Texas Farm Bureau. She joined the staff in October 1993. McMullen is responsible for campaign finance law, lobbying compliance, the Legal Defense Fund and public policy issues impacting Texas farmers and ranchers.Read more