Tiffany D. Burks' profile pictureMrs. Burks was re-appointed to the Board by Governor Greg Abbott in February 2016. Her term will continue until February 25, 2022. Mrs. Burks is deputy chief of the criminal division for the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney. Before that, she has served as an instructor at the University of Texas at Arlington and an assistant district attorney for the Fort Bend County District Attorney. Mrs. Burks is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas District and County Attorney’s Association, and the Tarrant County Bar Association. She is formerly president of the L. Clifford Davis Legal Association, past member of the Black Women Lawyers of Tarrant County, and a 2015 recipient of Texas Lawyer Magazine Extraordinary Minorities in Texas Law Award. Mrs. Burks earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor from Texas Southern University. She and her husband Glenn live in Grand Prairie.