AUSTIN: Suehs to lead Texas HHS
Texas Health and Human Service Commission, September 8, 2009
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has selected Thomas Suehs of Austin to be the next Texas health and human services executive commissioner. The appointment is effective Sept. 1. Suehs has served as deputy executive commissioner for financial services at HHSC since 2003. His responsibilities include providing administrative leadership, oversight, and direction for the financial management of the five health and human services agencies. Suehs replaces Executive Commissioner Albert Hawkins, who retired Aug. 31.