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Brandon S. Wood, Austin

Brandon S. Wood began working with the Texas Commission on Jail Standards in 1999 as a Planner, assisting counties in identifying jail population trends, preparing needs analyses and developing and reviewing construction plans. Mr. Wood served as the agency’s Assistant Director from August 2007 to October 2012 at which time he became Executive Director. Throughout his tenure with the agency, he has assisted with administrative oversight and operations, facilitated communications with local officials to find solutions for minimum jail standards, interacted with the Governor’s office, Legislative Budget Board, and numerous state officials regarding the functional aspects, goals and responsibilities of the Commission and the impact on counties. Mr. Wood is a Texas A&M University graduate, class of 1995, where he was selected as the outstanding company commander for the Navy/Marine ROTC unit, awarded an LBJ Congressional Internship, and worked for Rep Bill Sarpaulis in 1993.