Valerie Covey was elected to represent Williamson County Precinct Three on the Williamson County Commissioner’s Court in November 2006 and was reelected to her second full term in November 2012.
She serves the county by participating on various boards and committees, including: the Williamson County Conservation Foundation, the Williamson County Mental Health Committee, the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter Board, the Williamson County Audit Committee, and the Williamson County Investment Committee. Commissioner Covey also serves as the chair of the Local Authority Network Advisory Committee, a statewide committee that advises the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) on technical and administrative issues that directly affect local mental health authority responsibilities.
She attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she earned a degree in accounting and has been licensed as a certified public accountant for more than 20 years. She and her husband of 30 years, Mark Covey, have lived in Georgetown, TX since 1994, and are blessed with three sons and a daughter-in-law.