John P. Beauchamp
Interim Executive Director
Interim Executive Director John Beauchamp has served as TCOLE’s General Counsel since 2012.
Along with many other state agencies, he represented TCOLE for six years at the Texas Attorney General’s Office in trial and appellate litigation. He also represented the Attorney General as an advocate for open government as Chief of the Open Records Litigation Section.
Mr. Beauchamp began his career in public service as a Rifleman in the United States Marine Corps, including a tour with the Presidential Security Company at Camp David, Maryland. Later, while earning his undergraduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin, he supported his education as a salesman for the Red Wing Shoe Company and musician. He earned his J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Texas Tech University.