Cliff Thomas of Victoria received a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. Mr. Thomas is owner and CEO of Thomas Petroleum LLC, Speedy Stop Food Stores and C.L. Thomas Inc. He is a member of the Texas Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association and the National Association of Convenience Stores.
Mr. Thomas is a past board member of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, DeTar Hospital System and Wells Fargo Bank.
Mr. Thomas was appointed to the Board of Regents by Governor Rick Perry in 2011. He was elected to serve a two-year term as Vice Chairman of the Board on May 1, 2013. He currently serves as a member of the Committee on Audit and Committee on Buildings and Physical Plant. He also serves as special athletic liaison to A&M System members and liaison to the 12th Man Foundation. He has served as chair of the Policy Review Committee and as a member of the Committee on Finance. His term expires February 1, 2017.