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The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC), and Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) is pleased to announce the promotion of Tawana Hood to Director of Human Resources. Mrs. Hood will oversee all human resources duties for the agency, including employee benefits, payroll, and staff relations. Mrs. Hood has worked for TREC and TALCB since 2018 as a human resources generalist.

Over the past 25 years, Tawana Hood has worked for various state and county entities, such as Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, and Travis County Juvenile Probation Department.  Mrs. Hood received her education from St. Edwards University and obtained a BA in Organizational Leadership. In addition, she completed Human Resources Management studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

TREC and TALCB work to protect the public through the agency’s licensing, education, and complaint investigation services, as well as regulation and enforcement of state laws and requirements that govern each of these areas of service. Contact information for the Commission, committees, and senior staff is available on the TREC website at