State Representative Drew Darby represents nine counties in West Texas spanning the Concho Valley and Permian Basin, an area larger than seven states.
Drew was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006. Drew is currently serving as Chairman of the Mass Violence Prevention & Community Safety Committee, Vice Chair of the Business & Industry Committee, and is a member of the Energy Resources Committee. Additionally, Representative Darby has served as a member of the Ways and Means Committee, the Select Committee on Federal Environmental Regulation, the Legislative Budget Board, the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory Committee, as a former subcommittee chairman for the House Committee on Appropriations and former Chairman of Redistricting.
A successful businessman, Drew is the owner of Surety Title with offices throughout West Texas, and Of Counsel to the Energy and Real Estate practice group at Jackson Walker. He is a member of the Texas Farm Bureau, the National Rifle Association, and the Texas Sheep and Goat Raiser’s Association.
He and his wife Clarisa have five children and four grandchildren.
B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin
- Football Scholarship
J.D., University of Texas School of Law
- Graduate of Emerging POLITICIAL Leaders Program, University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business
- 2017 Legislative Champion Award, Texas Oil and Gas Association
- Service and Dedication to Education Award, Texas Retired Teachers Association
- Oil & Natural Gas Industries Texas Legislative Champion Award, 2013
- Best of the Legislature, Capitol Inside, 2013
- Best Legislator – Honorable Mention, Texas Monthly, 2013
- Citizen of the Year, San Angelo Chamber of Commerce, 2012
- Outstanding Legislator, Texas Land Title Association
- Champion for Free Enterprise Award, Texas Association of Business
- Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement, Texas Police Chiefs Association
- Guardian of Small Business, National Federation of Independent Business
- Champion for Children Award, Texas Coalition of Homes for Children
- Hall of Fame, Texas Realtors Association
- Best of the Legislature – Honorable Mention, Capitol Inside, 2011
- State Bar of Texas
- Tom Green County Bar Association
- Texas Land Title Association
- Texas Farm Bureau
- National Rifle Association
- Texas Sheep and Goat Raiser’s Association
- Extensively involved in the San Angelo community
- San Angelo City Council, Former Member
- San Angelo Water Advisory Board, Former Chairman
- Lake Nasworthy Advisory Board, Former Chairman
- First Presbyterian Church of San Angelo
- San Angelo Rotary Club