A Texas Tech graduate has been reappointed to a notable state commission.

Governor Rick Perry has reappointed Andres Alcantar of Pflugerville to the Texas Workforce Commission.

Alcantar currently serves as chair of the TWC, which oversees and provides workforce development services to employers and job seekers throughout the state.

Alcantar is former deputy director of the Governor’s Office Division of Budget, Planning, and Policy, which advices the governor on federal, state, and local issues, and provides executive oversight to state boards and commissions.

Alcantar received a bachelor’s degree and a Master of Public Administration from Texas Tech. His term expires on February 1st, 2019.