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Albert Hawkins

Strategic Alliance Partner

After a distinguished, 30-year public service career, Albert Hawkins brings an extensive level of executive experience, knowledge and insight to the policy consulting sector. His areas of expertise include health and human services policy, financing and operations and Texas legislative processes and practices. He has gained substantive understanding and knowledge across a broad array of state fiscal, regulatory and policy areas, as well. Mr. Hawkins is widely acknowledged for his effectiveness in developing strategic solutions, formulating appropriate policy actions and responses and facilitating successful business decisions.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Community Leadership Circle Award, University of Texas, DDCE, 2011

  • Outstanding Service Recognition, Texas State NAACP, 2007

  • Outstanding Service Award, National Association of Social Workers, T Chapter, 2007

  • Whitney M. Young Award, Austin Area Urban League, 2005

  • Outstanding Leader, Austin Chapter, Blacks in Government, 2005

  • Honorary Doctorate of Public Service, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 2004

  • The Bob Bullock Award for Outstanding Public Stewardship, 2004

  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2001

  • Outstanding Texas Leader, John Ben Shepherd Forum, 1998

  • Administrator of the Year, Texas State Agency Business Administrators’ Association, 1998

Educational Background

  • Master of Public Affairs, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, May 1978

  • Bachelor of Arts, Government, The University of Texas at Austin, December 1975

  • R. L. Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Texas, May 1971

Community Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

  • Member, Dean’s Advisory Council, LBJ School of Public Affairs

  • Former Chair, Board of Trustees, Huston-Tillotson University

  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Child, Inc

  • Former Tri-Chair, AISD Citizens Bond Advisory Committee, 2012

  • Former Board Chair, Austin Area Urban League

  • Former Board Treasurer, Capital Area United Way

  • Former Board Member, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Austin

  • Former Member, Board of Visitors, U. S. Naval Academy

  • Former Member, Board of Directors, CASA of Travis County

  • Former Member, Board of Directors, St. David’s Foundation

  • Member, David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church

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