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AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) is pleased to announce Regina Durden, purchasing manager, was named “Woman of the Year” by the Executive Women in Texas Government (EWTG). The announcement of this prestigious award was made at the November 2020 EWTG conference. Ms. Durden is the first recipient of this award at the Texas Real Estate Commission. Congratulations go to Ms. Durden on this well-deserved honor. 

Regina B. Durden lives with passion, purpose, and perseverance.    Regina has over 35 years of government procurement, contracting, and minority business development experience. She served as the director of purchasing for the Department of Insurance, Office of the Attorney General, and the Texas Military Department and only recently joined TREC.  Over the years, she also managed state Historically Underutilized Business programs and multi-million-dollar procurement projects.  Regina is a graduate of Leadership Texas and Leadership America.  She participated in Leadership International programs in South Africa, Scandinavia, and Canada.  She is the 2020 Vice-President for Executive Women in Texas Government, on the board of Ladders for Leaders, and serves as the chair of the Black History Month programs for the Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association.  Regina graduated from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in computer information systems. 

Executive Women in Texas Government is a non-partisan organization that promotes leadership in service to Texas by offering professional development opportunities. Learn more about the EWTG conference and the other 2020 nominees on the organization's website.  

TREC works 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