Dr. Dwayne Pavelock

Dr. Dwayne Pavelock is currently a member of the Ag Workers Mutual Auto Insurance Board of Directors.

Pavelock was awarded his Doctor of Education in Curriculum & Instruction from Texas Tech University in 2000. Additionally, he secured his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in agricultural education from Sam Houston State and completed his post-graduation studies in education administration at Stephen F. Austin University.

Pavelock spent his 30-plus-year career in education. He worked as an ag science teacher at the high school level in Dayton, Texas, and had a tenure at the Texas Education Agency in the Ag Science and Technology Program. He served as principal at Iola Elementary School in 2000 before joining the Department of Ag Sciences and Engineering Technology at Sam Houston State, where he worked until retirement.

Pavelock’s contributions to the industry have earned numerous honors. In 2006, he received the Outstanding New Teacher Award from the American Association of Schools and Colleges of Agricultural and Renewable Resources. In 2012, he earned the Outstanding Research Award at the West Region Agriculture Education Conference. In 2016, he was honored with the University Faculty Excellence in Service Award from Sam Houston State University. Additionally, Pavelock has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications and reports.

In conjunction with his professional pursuits, Pavelock devotes time to ag youth programs like FFA. His work was recognized with the FFA Distinguished Service Award and an honorary FFA degree from the National FFA Association

Pavelock is married to his wife, Aimee, and together they share four children and one grandchild.