The Honorable Ron Simmons is a distinguished senior fellow with the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Right on Work initiative. He previously served as the state representative for House District 65 in Denton County from 2013 to 2019. He was the chair of the Policy Committee for the Texas House of Representatives Republican Caucus and the sub-committee chairman of the Long-Term Financing and Planning Transportation Committee. In the 85th Legislative Session, Rep. Simmons was appointed to the House committees on Transportation, Appropriations, and the Local and Consent Calendars. He also served on the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute Board of Directors.