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Matthew T. Acock

This position is elected in May of even-
numbered years.

Matthew Acock serves as President of Acock Consulting, L.L.C. and Vice President of Acock Engineering & Associates, L.P., a family enterprise serving the oil and gas industry for over three decades.
Prior to joining the family business, Matthew served as the Legislative Director and Chief Counsel for United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison in Washington, D.C. from 2005 to 2010, and was responsible for leading the Senator’s legislative activities and policy initiatives at the highest levels of government. 
Matthew is credited with many legislative accomplishments, including securing tax relief for Texas taxpayers and industries, as well as successfully negotiating a complex legislative solution to a long-running dispute in North Texas involving two of the nation’s largest air carriers.
Matthew also played a key role in Senator Hutchison’s amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark gun rights case District of Columbia v. Heller, where Sen. Hutchison led 54 fellow Senators and 250 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to join in urging the Supreme Court to uphold the Second Amendment by striking down the D.C. gun ban.
Matthew participates in many industry-affiliated and charitable organizations, including service as Vice Chairman of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana. Matthew has also served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Bar Association, where he served as Chair of the Younger Lawyer’s Division.
Matthew holds a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and graduated summa cum laude with a B.B.A. in Management from Texas A&M University, where he was a Company Commander in the Corps of Cadets and Executive Office of the Ross Volunteer Company.
Matthew has lived in Hill Country Village since 2013 with his wife Kelle and his two young boys.