Sep 8th 2016 | Posted in Lone Stars by Texas Government Insider

Gerald Daugherty, Travis County Commissioner, Precinct Three

gerald daughertyCareer Highlights and Education: 1968 – signed with Boston Red Sox after high school at Cypress Fairbanks (Houston); 1975 – The University of Texas, B.S. Physical Education; 1976 to 2000 – private businessman; 2002 to 2008 – elected PCT 3 County Commissioner, Travis County; 2009 – opened Jack Allen’s Kitchen Restaurant with a small group of investors; and 2012 – ran again for PCT 3 Travis County Commissioner.

What I like best about my job is: Helping people navigate the sometimes crazy business of government.

The best advice I’ve received for my current job is: Work hard and listen to all of the different sides.

Advice you would give to a new hire in your office: Always be respectful and try to help!

If I ever snuck out of work early, I could probably be found: Playing golf with my best friend, my wife.

People would be surprised to know that I: Exercise 98% of the days in a year and have for 30 years.

One thing I wish more knew about Travis County: Is that we have the highest paid sheriff’s officers in the State!