Mark Homer is chairman of the House Committee on Culture, Recreation, & Tourism and serves on the Land & Resource Management Committee.
Since his election to the Texas House in 1998, Representative Homer has served as a common sense advocate for economic development, education, and business. He was also one of the first members of the House to join the frontline defense of stem cell research in Texas. Representative Homer serves on the Board of Directors of the Texas Conservative Coalition and was named as the Texas Economic Development Council’s “Legislator of the Year” in 2003 and the Texas Wine Grower’s “Legislator of the Year” in 2005. He was also the recipient of Texans for Lawsuit Reform’s “Lone Star Award” and is an inductee to the Texas Board of Realtors’ Hall of Fame.
A longtime resident of Paris, Representative Homer represents District 3 in rural Northeast Texas. He is a partner in his family’s business, which owns and operates 18 Sonic Drive-Ins in Texas and Florida. He was recently recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus from Angelo State University, where Mark earned his Masters in Business Administration.
Representative Homer is active in many business and charitable organizations in Northeast Texas, serving on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Red River Valley, the Denver Pyle Children’s Charities, and Liberty National Bank. Along with his wife, Jennifer, Representative Homer hosts an annual fundraiser for the Lamar County A&M Scholarship Foundation, which provides financial aid for deserving local students to attend one of Homer’s Alma Maters, Texas A&M University. He is also very involved with fundraising efforts for the Lamar County United Way. Homer has recently been honored as the “Outstanding Alumnus” of Paris Junior College and was named a “Paul Harris Fellow” by the Lamar County Rotary Club.
He and his wife, Jennifer, a former public school teacher, have three children.
Mark Homer Campaign
Paris, TX 75460