Aaron Demerson has been reappointed to the Texas Workforce Commission as the Commissioner Representing Employers. The Commission is charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers in Texas.
The Austin resident has served as the Commissioner Representing Employers since August 2019, and previously served as the Director of the Office of Employer Initiatives for the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
Prior to TWC, he served as a Senior Advisor to Governor Rick Perry and was the Executive Director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division.
He is a member of the National Forum of Black Public Administrators – Central Texas Chapter, Texas Economic Development Council, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He is also chair of the Capitol Credit Union Board Nominating Committee, a member of the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation Board of Trustees, and a member of the 100 Black Men of Austin.
Additionally, he is a founder and former president of Texas Organized Professionals and a former board member of the Austin Lyric Opera and the Austin Area Urban League. Demerson received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University–Kingsville and a general banking diploma from the American Institute of Banking.
This appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.