Robie Vaughn Appointed to TxDOT Commission


Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Robert C. "Robie" Vaughn to the Texas Transportation Commission for a term that expires in 2025. Vaughn of Dallas is the owner of Vaughn Capital Partners, LLC and Vaughn Petroleum, Ltd.


Commissioner Vaughn participated in his first meeting in August 2019, joining the 3 other commissioners in approving the $77 billion Unified Transportation Program for the coming 10 years.


Chairman Bruce Bugg appointed Vaughn to serve on the department’s Congestion Relief Task Force.  Vaughn is a third-generation oilman and serves on several board associated with the University of Texas. 


Jeff Austin, who had served since 2011, left the Transportation Commission in August.  Gov. Abbott still has one more spot to fill on the five-member commission. Commissioners serve staggered six-year terms.




Aug 2019