Governing Body
Dan Patrick
Lieutenant Governor
Joint Chairman
Joe Straus
Speaker of the House
Joint Chairman
Membership

The governing body of the council consists of the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives, who serve as joint chairmen; six senators appointed by the lieutenant governor; the chairman of the house administration committee; and five other members of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker.

Terms

Except for the lieutenant governor and the speaker, each member serves a term beginning on the date of the member's appointment and ending with the convening of the first regular session that occurs after the date of appointment. The lieutenant governor and speaker act as the governing body of the council during a regular legislative session.