District 4 - The Austin District in the Border Region

District 4, comprises the Austin - San Marcos - Georgetown - Llano area and serves Central Texas including 15 counties and a population of over 3.9 million people.

The area is home to several lakes; the State Capitol; major state universities; multiple distilleries; and the Texas hill country chain of wineries. The mild climate and growing population contributes to a large number of annual festivals, fairs, and outdoor musical venues including the Austin City Limits Music Festival, SXSW Arts and Music Festival, the Republic of Texas (ROT) Motorcycle Rally, the Texas Hill Country Wine Festival and numerous tailgating events during fall football season.

District 4 consists of a 39 person team that monitors over 4,100 licensed locations.

Counties in this district

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Bastrop Blanco Burleson Burnet Caldwell Fayette Gillespie Hays Lee Llano Mason Milam San Saba Travis Williamson

Supervisors

Captain Harry Nanos
Austin main number: (512) 451-0231
Direct number: (512) 451-4015

Captain Harry Nanos is a native of El Paso, Texas and entered service with TABC in October 2005. He was assigned to the El Paso District office until his promotion to captain in November 2011. He served a 23-year career with the El Paso Police Department where he served as a supervisor of various sections to include Uniform Patrol, plain clothes IMPACT team, Tactical Team, Criminal Investigations, Juvenile Investigations and Airport Operations. He was a member of the Bomb Squad serving bi-lateral duties for 17 years where he became a supervisor of the team and was recognized by the FBI-BDC as one of only 300 Bomb Commanders of certified Bomb Squads in the nation. Captain Nanos has earned a Master Peace Officer certificate and holds an Instructor License by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.

Brenda Meyers, Regional Supervisor of Audit and Investigation Division
Austin main number: (512) 451-0231
Direct number: (512) 451-0231 extension 2130

Brenda Meyers first joined TABC in 2009 as the Assistant Regional Compliance Supervisor for the Austin Region. In 2012, she briefly left the agency to work for the Texas Department of Transportation in El Paso as an Internal Auditor. In July of 2013 Brenda returned to TABC as the Regional Supervisor of Auditing and Investigation Division for the Border Region.

Prior to TABC, Brenda held various leadership positions with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Lauterbach Borschow & Co, and the Audit Division for the County of El Paso. She holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from New Mexico State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Joshua Alexander, District Supervisor of Audit and Investigation Division
Austin main number: (512) 451-0231
Direct number: (512) 206-2113

Joshua started with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission in September of 2007 as an Accounts Examiner, Licensing Division – Headquarters. Mr. Alexander remained in that position until March of 2010 at which time was promoted to the field team as a Compliance Auditor with the Austin District office.

Josh was born and raised in Austin, Texas and later attended Briar Cliff University in Iowa where he played basketball earning All-Conference honors as the Team Captain. He attained a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Following completion of his undergraduate studies and prior to working for TABC, he was an Account Manager's assistant for the health and wellness division of Principle Financial Group.

Shaun Jordan, Licensing Supervisor
Austin main number: (512) 451-0231
Direct number: (512) 206-2125

Shaun Jordan began his career with TABC in 1983 in the Licensing Division. He assisted with the implementation of TABC's second mainframe system TABC utilized until 2005. Shaun was a supervisor at headquarters in Licensing for over 18 years. In 2009 he brought his knowledge and experience to the Licensing Resource Support Team and acted in many capacities including training coordinator for the division. He has been instrumental in developing, testing, and implementing many of TABC's latest technologies. In March of 2011, Shaun transferred to the Austin District Office as Acting Licensing Supervisor until he was promoted to the Licensing Supervisor, November 1, 2011.

Shaun is a graduate of the University of Texas where he acquired his Bachelor of Arts degree and attended graduate business school. He is a native of Austin and has served on numerous civic advisory boards.

Lieutenant Cathleen Cavazos
Austin main number: (512) 451-0231
Direct number: (512) 206-2123

Lieutenant Cathleen Cavazos has been a state employee for over 20 years. Six of those years were spent with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a Parole Officer. The rest of that time has been with TABC. Cathleen worked as an agent in Amarillo, Lubbock, Austin, and Abilene and was promoted to Sergeant in Odessa in 2008. She was promoted to Lieutenant in 2012. Cathleen has been on several committees including the Strategic Planning/Change Team, Enforcement Policy Manual Revision Committee, and the Tri Region work group. She has also been on numerous agent new hire panels and taught at the New Agent Academy. Cathleen graduated from Texas A&M Corpus Christi with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice in August of 1991. She was a member of Alpha Phi Sigma (National Criminal Justice Honor Society).

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