Current Civic and Professional Participation
Jay is actively involved with the Brazoria County Bar Association, the State Bar Association and Brazosport College. He serves the College both as a member of the Board of Regents and also as a board member of the Brazosport College Foundation. Currently, he is the Administrative Board Chair for First United Methodist Church. Jay previously served on the Board of Directors for both the Boys and Girls Club of Brazoria County and the United Way of Brazoria County.
Past and Present Work History
Jay is a licensed attorney and is retired from The Dow Chemical Company. He practiced for over thirty (30) years as an in-house attorney handling a wide variety of legal matters.
A graduate of Sweeny High School, Jay earned a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Sam Houston State University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center. He is married to Lisa, who recently retired from Brazosport ISD after a forty-year (40) teaching career. They have two grown children, Caitlin and Coulter. Jay and Lisa have been members of First United Methodist Church in Lake Jackson for thirty years, and they enjoy spending time with friends and traveling.