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Board For Lease of University Lands

On March 29, 1929, the 41st Legislature created the Board for Lease (BFL) of University Lands. The BFL has authority over the leasing of oil and gas on Permanent University Fund (PUF) Lands and consists of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, as Chairman, two members of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System, and one member of the Board of Regents of the Texas A & M University System. All members serve 2-year terms, with the exception of the Land Commissioner.

Current & Historical Lease Sale Information
Board Members
Commissioner George P. Bush
January 2015 - Present
Chairman, Board for Lease
General Land Office
1700 North Congress
Room 835
Austin, Texas  78701
Mr. Charles W. Schwartz
April 2015 - February 2017
Regent, Texas A&M University System
Texas A&M University System
1000 Louisiana
Suite 6800
Houston, Texas  77002
Mr. Kevin Eltife
May 2017 - February 2019
Regent, The University of Texas System
201 W. 7th Street
Suite 820
Austin, Texas  78701-2981
Mr. Ernest Aliseda
May 2017 - February 2019
Regent, The University of Texas System
201 W. 7th Street
Suite 820
Austin, Texas  78701-2981
Board Staff
Karen Rabon, Secretary
The University of Texas System
201 W. 7th Street
Suite 820
Austin, Texas  78701-2981
Phone: (512) 499-4402
Fax: (512) 499-4425
Carrie Clark, Counsel
University Lands
825 Town & Country Lane
Suite 1100
Houston, TX 77024 Phone: (713) 352-3830