Gov. Greg Abbott today chose Bobby Janecka to fill the third and final commissioner seat for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Janecka joins Chairman Jon Niermann and Commissioner Emily Lindley as the appointed leaders of the TCEQ.

Until today’s appointment, Janecka served as a policy advisor for Gov. Abbott since 2018.
Janecka currently serves as Texas’ representative with the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Before his time in the governor’s office, Janecka worked for the TCEQ for more than five years, most recently as a section manager in the agency’s Radioactive Materials Division.

Janecka received a Bachelor of Arts in historical studies and literary studies from the University of Texas at Dallas and a master’s degree in international affairs from Texas A&M University’s George Bush School of Government and Public Service.