Core Legislative Group Coordinator
Rhita Koches joined the TAC Legislative Department in 2014 as the Core Legislative Group Coordinator. Prior to joining TAC, Koches served as Van Zandt County Judge for ten years. She also served as chief of staff for Rep. Dan Flynn and as city secretary for the City of Canton for five years. Koches worked with attorneys in private practice for almost twenty years, primarily in the areas of bankruptcy and civil litigation.
A native of Tyler, Koches is a graduate of Tyler Junior College and the Legal Assistants Program at the University of Texas at Arlington. She has been a Certified Legal Assistant since 1985.
As the Core Legislative Group Coordinator, Koches’ focus is on helping county officials build better relationships with state and federal lawmakers.