Department Newsletters

Theresa Daniel

Commissioner, District 1
Dr. Theresa Daniel

Commissioner Daniel was sworn in on January 3, 2013 to represent the citizens of Dallas County Road & Bridge District 1. The newly drawn district encompasses some of the most diverse, vibrant, and culturally rich parts of several cities in Dallas County - Dallas, Richardson, Garland, and Mesquite.



Commissioner J.J. Koch

Commissioner, District 2
J.J. Koch

At Dallas County Commissioner’s District 2, we listen. Our mission is to serve with integrity, transparency, and efficiency. We aim to make Dallas County better.

Commissioner J.J. Koch has been an active member of the Dallas County community for over 19 years. He came to Dallas in 2002 after graduating from Duke University to attend SMU Dedman School of Law. He has served the constituents in District 2 since January 2019.



Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia

Commissioner, District 4
Dr. Elba Garcia

Commisioner Garcia was elected to serve as Dallas County Commissioner by the citizens of District 4 in November 2010, becoming the first Latina ever to serve on the Dallas County Commissioner’s Court.



Felicia Pitre

District Clerk
Felicia Pitre

“Leading by example.” The mission of the District Clerk is to provide the judicial system and the public with information and support in the most technologically advanced method possible by:


  • Fulfilling our statutory duties as record custodian and fee officer to the best of our abilities
  • Fostering an environment for our employees that encourages the development of new ideas and the willingness to improve productivity
  • Implementing our goals and objectives with a team-based approach to decision-making throughout the organization
  • Striving to be a leader and example to other county and state agencies



Ganesh Shivaramaiyer

Director / Health Authority - Health and Human Services
Philip Huang, MD, MPH

The mission of the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services is to protect the health of the citizens of Dallas County through disease prevention and intervention, and through promotions of a healthy community and environment.



John Ames

Tax Assessor/Collector
John R. Ames, CTA

The Dallas County Tax Office is committed to providing excellent customer service. You may also visit one of our many convenient locations.