TAHC Office Contact Information

Central Office — Austin

2105 Kramer Lane
Austin, Texas 78758
Central Office Map & Directions
P. O. Box 12966
Austin, Texas 78711-2966
Main: 512-719-0700
Toll-free: 1-800-550-8242
Permits: 512-719-0777
Premises/ Animal ID: 512-719-0733

Central Office Administration & Divisions

  • Animal Disease Traceability

  • Ensures a rapid response for animal disease events by maintaining animal premises registration and tagging information...more.
  • Animal Health Programs

  • Oversees regional operations, and coordinates response activities for animal disease outbreaks and natural disasters...more.
    • Thomas "T.R." Lansford III, D.V.M.
    • Deputy Executive Director and Assistant State Veterinarian
    • 512-719-0701 - Email
    • Fax: 512-719-0719
  • Communications

  • Shares agency news to staff, stakeholders, media and the general public...more.
  • Emergency Management

  • Plans, collaborates, and coordinates preparation and response to animal disease and natural disaster events...more.
  • Epidemiology

  • Protects Texas livestock and poultry from disease by following disease transmission, distribution and eradication...more.
  • Executive Office

  • Oversees all agency operations...more.
    • Lewis R. "Bud" Dinges, D.V.M.
    • State Veterinarian and Executive Director
    • 512-719-0704Email
    • Juan Alfaro
    • Government Industry Relations/Rules & Policies Specialist
    • 512-719-0760 - Email
  • Financial Services

  • Coordinates all financial services - accounting, strategic planning, payroll, and payment processing...more.
    • Paula Andrews
    • Director of Financial Services
    • 512-719-0757Email
    • Fax: 512-719-0769
  • Human Resources

  • Supports the TAHC's mission by overseeing the hiring, administration, and training of personnel...more.
  • Information Technology

  • Provides access to technological resources necessary for executing the TAHC's mission...more.
  • Legal and Compliance

  • Enforces TAHC's regulatory policies and manages open records requests...more.
    • Open Records Request
    • Open Records Request for information and/or documents from the Agency must be in writing. Learn more
    • Jeanine Coggeshall
    • General Counsel
    • 512-719-0718Email
  • Staff Services

  • Serves TAHC personnel in procuring supplies, professional services, purchasing and contracting, and coordinating logistics...more.

TAHC Region Offices

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Region Office Location Phone Management
Amarillo Region 2510 FM 2590
Canyon, TX 79015
P: 806-641-7000
Ty McCoy, Region Manager
Beeville Region 1824 South Washington Street
Beeville, TX 78102
P: 361-358-3234
F: 361-358-0101
Ty Billings, Region Manager
Giddings Region 152 Industrial Park Road
Giddings, TX 78942
P: 979-212-5440
F: 979-212-5450
Ryan Brockenbush, Region Manager
Laredo Region 500 E Mann Road, Suite B7
Laredo, TX 78041
P: 956-568-5741
F: 956-568-5237
Sandra Leyendecker, D.V.M., Region Director
Rene Garza, Region Manager
Stephenville Region 942 Bluebonnet Street
Stephenville, Texas 76401
P: 512-556-6277
F: 512-556-6415
Dustin Dorris, D.V.M., Region Director
Trevor Powe, Region Manager
Sulphur Springs Region 1400 College Street, Suite 133
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
P: 903-919-3748
F: 903-919-3663
Hank Hayes, D.V.M., Region Director
Bill Curry, Region Manager
Willacy County
Fever Tick Response Office
Physical:25833 Zinnia County Road
Santa Monica, TX 78569

Mailing: 25833 Zinnia County Road
Raymondville, TX 78580
P: 956-248-5204
Eli Benavidez, Cattle Fever Ticks Manager