TIADA CONFERENCE & EXPO
2021 TIADA Expo Speaker
Monique Johnston & Clint Thompson
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
Tuesday, July 26th, 11:00 a.m.
Monique Johnston serves as the Director of the Motor Vehicle Division(MVD) for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV). Monique has been with the Department since January of 2020 as manager of the Licensing Section of MVD.
She is a native Texan, originally from Lake Jackson. Monique is a graduate of Texas State University with a degree in Geographic Information Systems. Immediately after graduating from college she began her employment in state government with the Texas Medical Board (TMB), which serves as the regulatory agency for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Acupuncturists, Medical Radiologic Technicians, Respiratory Care Practitioners and several other healthcare related professionals and entities. She was with the TMB's Licensure Department for over 21 years, starting as a Licensing Analyst. She served as TMB's Licensure Manager for four years, overseeing the agency’s largest division. During her tenure, Monique worked closely with TMB’s executive team, serving as a resource witness during the agency’s Sunset process and during the legislative session. She also oversaw the transfer of four new license types to the TMB and issuance of over 14,000 new licenses/certificates/permits each fiscal year.
As the Licensing Manager for TxDMV, Monique orchestrated the adjustment to teleworking and has led an extremely successful adaptation to keep customer service, application processing and team spirit at a level that was truly seamless.
Clint Thompson is the Deputy Director of the Vehicle Titles and Registration Division for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV). Clint previously served as the Chief of Title Services and began his career with the TxDMV as the Corpus Christi Regional Manager in April 2013. Prior to his state service, he held a variety of positions with the Dallas County Tax Office, including Branch Manager. Clint earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Tarleton State University.