The Texas Public Employees Association’s primary purpose is to be an advocacy organization that promotes the best interests of current, past and future employees of Texas state government. TPEA’s advocacy efforts will foster efficiency in Texas state government by promoting the development and maintenance of a responsive, well-trained and professional workforce of public servants. It seeks this objective through active and committed civic involvement of its members.
TPEA’s philosophy recognizes the talents and capabilities of all active and retired state employees. It advances a philosophy for committed participation and involvement by all levels of labor and management in the furtherance of its goals and objectives. TPEA embraces this philosophy as fundamental to its members and adheres to these principles for the welfare and betterment of its members, the institutions of state government, and the people of Texas whom they serve.