Wilson represents District 20, which includes Burnet and Milam counties and a portion of Williamson County.
Before being elected to the Texas House of Representatives, Wilson served for more than 30 years in the U.S. Army, including in major weapons systems development, command and control, communications, intelligence, and surveillance and reconnaissance systems. As a Department of Defense acquisition executive, he managed research and development programs with multibillion-dollar budgets and partnered in systems development with major corporations and universities.
He and his wife of 21 years, Shannon, have two sons: 16-year-old William and 14-year-old Benjamin. They are members of First Baptist Church of Marble Falls. Wilson is also an assistant Scoutmaster.
During the meeting, items will be collected for packages to be sent to military service members, including:
quick protein such as beef jerky and mixed nuts
powdered drink mixes such as hot chocolate, coffee, and electrolyte replacements
snacks such as crackers, nuts, and pretzels
candy and gum
unscented body wipes
toiletries such as soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, and lip balm
DVDs of TV series, including “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” and “Game of Thrones”
magazines and crossword and puzzle books
travel-size board games
writing materials such as moleskin journals and pens
handwritten letters and cards
The Burnet County Republican Women meet the second Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. in the Reed Building, also know as the Hill Country Foundation Building, located at 402 Jackson St. in Burnet.