SBOE Member District 7
|Matt Robinson (R) |
313 FM 517 West
Dickinson, TX 77539
Board Term: Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2023
Matt Robinson, a Republican from Friendswood, was elected to the State Board of Education in November 2018. He represents Southeast Texas.
Robinson serves on the board's Committee on School Initiatives, which oversees issues such as State Board for Education Certification rule reviews, appointments to military reservations and special school districts boards of trustees, school board member training, and the development of the long-range plan for public education.
Robinson, a urologist, has practiced medicine in Galveston County for more than two decades. He grew up in nearby Lake Jackson and graduated from Brazoswood High School in the Brazosport Independent School District.
Robinson served on the Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2018. In 2013, he became the first Friendswood trustee to earn the Master Trustee designation through the Leadership TASB program.
Along with his school board duties, Robinson has been active in the Galveston County Republican Party.
He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio.
Robinson is married to Pam Robinson and they have three children.
As a member of the State Board of Education, Robinson represents Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler counties, as well as parts of Fort Bend County.