Personal Profile

Full Name Patricia Harless
Age 51
Race White
Occupation Automobile Dealer
Education B.S., LeTourneau University
Spouse: Sam
Religion Baptist
Church Champion Forest Baptist Church

Representative Patricia Harless is a fourth-generation Texan and owner of Houston-based Fred Fincher Motors first elected to represent HD-126 in 2006.

She currently serves on the House Technology, Economic Development and Workforce, State Affairs, and Redistricting committees. She was appointed by Gov. George W. Bush to the Texas Motor Vehicle Board in1998 and subsequently reappointed by Gov. Rick Perry. She served the post until 2005.

Harless has enjoyed membership on finance committees for various Republican campaigns, and is a member of the Northwest Forest Republican Women, Texas Tea Republicans, Cyfair Republican Women and Texas Federation of Republican Women.

She is past-president of the American Heart Association-Northwest Harris County Division, and a past board member of Lone Star College Foundation. She is also a lifetime member of the 100 Club of Houston, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Northwest Chamber of Commerce, the Cy-Fair Chamber of Commerce and the Heights Chamber of Commerce.

She is a product of the Spring Independent School District and Candlestick Christian Academy, and earned a B.S. in business management from LeTourneau University. She is married to Sam Harless and the couple has one son, Samuel Justin.