Dr. Tom Oliverson represents Texas’ 130th State House District in northwest Harris County, including the communities of Tomball, Cypress, Waller, and Hockley. He was selected by Speaker Phelan to Chair the Committee on House Insurance, and also serves on the Public Health and House Administration committees. Additionally, Dr. Oliverson was selected to be the Vice-Chair of the House Republican Caucus.
His first session culminated with him being chosen by his Republican colleagues as “Best Freshman Legislator” of the 85th legislative session. In his second session, he was named by Texas Monthly as one of the "best legislators of the 86th session". Dr. Oliverson has authored legislation on a diverse set of issues including: healthcare, education, local government, religious freedoms, the 2nd amendment and protecting the unborn.
Dr. Oliverson is active with the National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL), where he serves as Vice President and as Co-Chair of the NCOIL-NAIC Dialogue Committee. He is also active with the National Association of Christian Lawmakers where he served as the Chair of the National Legislative Council. Dr. Oliverson serves on multiple healthcare taskforces including the Texas Conservative Coalition, American Legislative Exchange Council, and National Conference of State Legislatures.
In his professional career, Dr. Oliverson is a board-certified anesthesiologist and partner at US Anesthesia Partners, the largest anesthesia group in Texas.
He and his wife Jennifer live in Cypress with their three children.