District 1 - The Lubbock District in the North Texas Region

District 1 stretches from the Panhandle to Concho Valley and the Rolling Plains covering 88 counties.

Its 42 employees are stationed in 5 offices across the district, which include Abilene, Amarillo, Brownwood, Lubbock, Odessa and San Angelo.

Counties in this district

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Andrews Armstrong Bailey Borden Briscoe Brown Callahan Carson Castro Childress Cochran Coke Coleman Collingsworth Comanche Concho Cottle Crane Crockett Crosby Dallam Dawson Deaf Smith Dickens Donley Eastland Ector Fisher Floyd Foard Gaines Garza Glasscock Gray Hale Hall Hansford Hardeman Hartley Haskell Hemphill Hockley Howard Hutchinson Irion Jones Kent Kimble King Knox Lamb Lipscomb Loving Lubbock Lynn Martin McCulloch Menard Midland Mitchell Moore Motley Nolan Ochiltree Oldham Parmer Potter Randall Reagan Roberts Runnels Schleicher Scurry Shackelford Sherman Stephens Sterling Stonewall Sutton Swisher Taylor Terry Tom Green Upton Ward Wheeler Winkler Yoakum


Captain Mark Menn
Lubbock main number: (806) 793-3221
Direct number: (806) 793-3221 extension 2903

Captain Mark Menn has served with the TABC since 1996 and has been stationed as an Enforcement Agent in the Houston, Corpus Christi, and Galveston offices. He promoted to Sergeant and served four years in the Houston office before taking the Lieutenant position in Corpus Christi, and later transferring to Victoria. In October of 2011 he was promoted to Captain of District 1, North Texas Region. He holds a Master Peace Officer Certificate, as well as TCLEOSE Basic Instructor and Firearms Instructor Certifications. He also holds basic Spanish language proficiency certification.

Mark obtained an Associate in Science degree in Theater from Bee County College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Southwest Texas State University. He also served an eight-year enlistment in the Texas Army National Guard.

Amanda Collins, Regional Supervisor of Auditing
Arlington main number: (817) 652-5912
Direct number: (817) 607-2446

Amanda Collins began her career with the TABC in the summer of 2008 as an intern with the Compliance Division at TABC Headquarters. Upon completing her degree, Amanda worked in the private sector as an Assistant Manager before returning to the Commission in November 2009 as an Auditor stationed at the Houston Regional Office with the Compliance Division. This later became the Audit & Investigations Division. As an Auditor for the Audit and Investigations Division, Amanda became a Certified Fraud Examiner and was the Marketing Practices Coordinator/Liaison for the Houston Regional Office. In August 2004, she was promoted to Regional Supervisor of Auditing. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Prairie View A & M University.

Larry Howard, District Supervisor of Auditing
Abilene main number: (325) 672-8111
Direct number: (325) 672-8111 extension 3002

Compliance Supervisor Larry Howard joined the TABC in 1986 as an auditor conducting gross receipts and excise tax audits in the Abilene District. In 1994, Larry accepted an auditing position as the Comptroller of Public Accounts conducting audits in sales, mixed beverage, cigarette and fuels taxes. Larry returned to the TABC family in 1998 as an auditor and was promoted to the position of West Texas Regional Compliance Supervisor in 2002. Larry directs Compliance personnel in Lubbock, Abilene, Amarillo, El Paso, Odessa, and Wichita Falls.

Larry graduated from McMurry University in 1977 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing and completed additional coursework in Accounting in 1993.

Lieutenant Brian Williams
Lubbock main number: (806) 793-3221
Direct number: (806) 793-3221 extension 2901

Lieutenant Brian Williams started his law enforcement career in 1990 with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. Brian joined the TABC in 1996 as an Agent in Houston. Brian later transferred to the Galveston Outpost and then back to Houston where he worked on the undercover team until his promotion to Sergeant in Lubbock in 2002. Brian was promoted to Lieutenant in 2004 and transferred to Longview later that year. Brian returned to Lubbock in 2007.

Brian has a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Lamar University as well as a Master Peace Officer’s certificate. Brian also graduated from the Leadership Command College at the Bill Blackwood Institute in Huntsville and was awarded the Harris County 100 Club's Officer of the Year in 2000.

Kyle Russell, Licensing Supervisor
Lubbock main number: (806) 793-3221
Direct number: (806) 793-3221 extension 2902

Kyle Russell joined the TABC in December 2011 as a compliance auditor in the Lubbock District Office. He was promoted to licensing supervisor district 1 in February 2013. Prior to joining the TABC, Kyle worked for Stage Stores as in management and loss prevention for 11 years. He attended West Texas A&M University studying accounting.

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