Governor Greg Abbott appointed Shirlene Samuel, DO to the Medical District Review Committee of the Texas Medical Board for a term expiring January 15, 2024. Additionally, the Governor appointed Bobby Marek, MD and reappointed Walton “Boyd” Bush , Ed.D. for terms of office expiring on January 15, 2028.
Bobby Marek, MD de Brenham is an internist at Baylor Scott & White – the Brenham Clinic. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Texas Medical Association. Additionally, he is Secretary and Treasurer of the Washington-Burleson County Medical Society. Marek earned a BS in Biology from Texas A&M University and an MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Shirlene Samuel, DO of Austin is a board-certified pediatrician with the Austin Regional Clinic. She is a member of the American Association of Pediatrics, the American Osteopathic Association and the Texas Medical Board. Samuel received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Oklahoma and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from AT Still University. She completed her pediatric residency at Oklahoma State University.
Walton “Boyd” Bush, Ed.D. of Bee Cave is a retired executive director of a state agency. Additionally, he previously held the position of Deputy Director of Field Operations with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. He is currently vice president of the Falconhead West Home Owners Association and is a former member of the American Association of Dental Boards. Bush earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science, a Masters of Education from West Texas A&M University, and a Doctorate of Education from Texas Tech University.