State Representative Paul Workman
Republican Paul Workman is the conservative State Representative for southern and western Travis County, serving District 47 in the Texas House of Representatives since 2011.
Paul has been named Legislator of the Year by the Real Estate Council of Austin, a “Lone Star Conservative Leader” by the Texas Conservative Roundtable, a “Free Enterprise Champion” by the Associated Builders and Contractors, a “Fighter for Free Enterprise” by the Texas Association of Business, and a “Courageous Conservative” by the Texas Conservative Coalition.
Paul serves as a member of the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Business & Industry. He also serves by appointment on The Energy Council, which helps facilitate the development of national energy policy matters among the Southwestern states. In 2017, Paul was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Southwestern States Water Commission, which works with neighboring states to identify and develop sources and methods of augmenting water supplies on a regional basis after existing water supplies are fully committed.
Paul earned a B.S. in Building Construction from Texas A&M University in 1973 before joining the U.S. Army Reserves where he retired at the rank of Captain after 10 years of service.
A Rotarian since 1976, Paul has been active in several civic organizations, including the Associated General Contractors, Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, and the Real Estate Council of Austin.
Paul and his wife Sherry have two children and six grandchildren. The Workmans are members of Austin Baptist Church.