Kevin P. Eltife

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KEVIN P. ELTIFE, Tyler, Texas, was appointed to a six-year term on The University of Texas System Board of Regents by Governor Greg Abbott in January 2017 and was confirmed by the Texas Senate on February 7, 2017. 

Regent Eltife formerly served as Senator for Texas Senate District 1, as the Mayor of Tyler, and on the Tyler City Council.  He has also served as a member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Mr. Eltife is the owner of Eltife Properties.  He is a Director for Citizens 1st Bank, as well as serving on The University of Texas at Austin Development Board and The University of Texas at Tyler Development Board. 

Regent Eltife earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. He resides in Tyler with his wife and two sons. 

last updated April 26, 2017