|Full Name||Mark Homer|
|Occupation||Sonic Drive-In Restaurant Owner|
|Education||B.S., Texas A&M University; M.B.A., Angelo State University.|
|Church||Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church (Paris)|
Representative Mark Homer is a franchise restaurant owner first elected to represent HD-3 in 1998. He currently serves as Chair of the Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee as well as a member of the Land and Resource Management Committee.
He is vice chairman of the Rural Caucus, director of the Texas Legislative Sportsman Caucus, and a member of the Texas Legislative Tourism Caucus.
Homer also serves on the board of directors for the Red River Valley Boys & Girls Club, the Denver Pyle Children’s Charities, and is a member of the Liberty National Bank Board of Directors in Paris. He was formally a mentor in the Paris Independent School District, served on the board and as secretary of the Lamar County A&M Scholarship Foundation, and on the board of the Lamar County Crime Stoppers.
He has been recognized for his legislative efforts by the Texas Association of Community Schools, Texas Rural Education Association, Region VIII Administrators and Northeast Texas School Boards Association, Texas Board of Realtors Hall of Fame, and was named the Texas Economic Development Council’s “Legislator of the Year.” He was the recipient of the Texans for Lawsuit Reform’s “Lone Star Award” and the has also been recognized by the Texas Association of School Administrators. Homer is also a Paul Harris Fellow and received the Texas State Teachers Association’s “Frank J. Tejeda Award” and the Angelo State “Distinguished Alumnus Award.”
Homer graduated Paris High School, earned a degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University and received his M.B.A. from Angelo State University.
He is married to the former Jennifer Ray of Houston, Texas. The couple has three children, Hanna, Harrison and Hayden.