Chairman Craddick Announces Staff Changes

January 02, 2019

AUSTIN - Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick today announced Jason Modglin as the new Director of Public Affairs for the Chairman’s office.  

“Jason is a great addition to the Railroad Commission and will play an important role in my office, ensuring the Commission delivers efficient, effective regulation for the people of Texas,” said Chairman Craddick. “In his time at the Legislature, he has been heavily involved with crafting conservative state budgets and legislation protecting Texan’s natural resources.” 

Modglin previously served as Chief of Staff to State Rep. Drew Darby, who chairs the House Energy Resources Committee and the House State & Federal Power & Responsibility Committee. A native of Houston, Texas, Modglin is a graduate Southwestern University with a degree in Political Science and the University of Texas at Austin with a master’s degree in Public Affairs. 

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