Person details

Catherine Melvin

(Vice Chair)


Catherine Melvin was elected to the ERS Board in 2017.

She serves as the Chief Auditor for the Texas Department of Public Safety. A career public servant, Ms. Melvin has extensive in Texas state government internal auditing. Including more than 20 years' service as Chief Audit Executive. She began her career as an Auditor I and has since worked in several state agencies across various sectors, including health/human services, regulatory, statewide oversight and public safety.

A leader in both state government and the internal audit community, Ms. Melvin has served on and led numerous interagency and professional committees and task forces. She has focused her career in public service - assisting Texas state agencies in achieving their goals and objectives while being accountable to the public for efficiency, transparency, economy, effectiveness and excellence.

Ms. Melvin holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Central Texas (known as Texas A&M University Central Texas) with a concentration in Accounting. She is also a graduate of the Governor's Executive Development Program and of the Texas Fiscal Officer's Academy. Ms. Melvin holds the designations of licensed Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Law Enforcement Auditor.

Her term expires August 31, 2023

Type: Office
200 E. 18th Street
Austin, TX 78701


Organization Function From To
Board of Trustees Vice Chair 09/01/2020 08/31/2021
Board of Trustees Trustee 09/01/2017 08/31/2020
Audit Committee Chair 09/01/2017 08/31/2020
Board of Trustees Chair 09/01/2021
Audit Committee Member 09/01/2020
Joint Meeting of the Board of Trustees and Investment Advisory Committee Trustee 09/01/2017