March 9, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Sylvia Hernandez Kauffman as the Inspector General for Health and Human Services for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021.

Kauffman has served as the Inspector General for Health and Human Services since January 2018. Previously, she served as the Principal Deputy Inspector General for Health and Human Services and in various strategic leadership roles at the Inspector General’s Office and at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Kauffman received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.