Linda H. Parrish, Ph. D. Linda H. Parrish, Ph. D.

631 Sad Willow Pass
Driftwood, TX , TX 78619
979 709-7264

l-parrish@tamu.edu
District
Capital

Committees:
Health & Human Resources
Election & Credentials
Legislative Action - Chair - Vice Chair
Technology
Capital Area District
Serving 2nd term (2015-2018)
Brazos Valley District
Served 4 terms (2006-2014)

Dr. Parrish is a native Texan who received academic degrees from Abilene Christian University (B.S. 1966), Indiana University at South Bend (M.S. 1973), and Texas A&M University (Ph.D. 1978). She was a professor, Asst. Dept. Head and Associate Dean at TAMU from 1978 until retirement in 2006. She currently holds the title of TAMU Regents Professor Emerita. Her expertise was in the area of disability policy, education, and employment and her forte was teaching, grant procurement and management.

Parrish was elected and served as the President of the College Station ISD Board of Trustees, and President of TAMU Opera & Performing Arts Society, and as Chair of the Brazos Valley Community Action Agency. She has been recognized as a “Woman of Distinction” by the Girl Scouts of America (2005), a Leadership Texas alumni (2003), and a “You’re the Tops” recipient by the B/CS Prenatal Clinic.

As a member of TSHL, Parrish received the Outstanding Leadership Award (2013) and the Executive Committee Performance Award (2015). She continues her work with Seniors as an Executive Committee member of the Osler Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) LAMP program at the University of Texas-Austin. (2017- present).

Paul & Linda Parrish lived in College Station, Texas for 41 years where both were faculty and administrators at Tx. A&M University. They have 2 sons, 2 daughters in law, and 2 grandchildren. They retired to the Texas Hill Country in 2015.