|C. Bruce Davis
1071 N. Judge Ely PMB 6464
Abilene, TX 79601
Office - Deputy Speaker Pro Tem
|West Central Texas
Serving 5th Term in TSHL
Deputy Speaker Pro Tem, 2016-2017
C. Bruce Davis earned the PhD in Community and Human Resources, University of Nebraska at Lincoln; Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A. Religious Education (Emphasis on Gerontology) Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA; Bachelor of Religious Education, Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.
His working career spans 36 years of educational and ownership/management of private businesses: General Manager, Paxton Manor, Omaha, Nebraska; Adjunct Professor of Gerontology, Baylor University, Waco; Associate Professor of Gerontology and Associate Professor of Religious Education, Abilene Christian University; Director, Pruett Gerontology Center, ACU; Gerontologist-in-residence, ACU; Private business ownership: Franklin RV Center, Abilene; University Place, Abilene; Wisteria Place Retirement Center. He is current owner/director, Compton Geriatric Center, Abilene.
He has been involved in professional organizations at local, regional and national levels: Founding President, Texas Partners for Partners for Adult Protective Services, Former Vice-Chair: Adult Protective Service Partners, Abilene; Advisory Board Member; West Central Texas Area Agency on Aging; Coordinating Committee, Live Long & Love It Wellness Conference.
He has been Nebraska State Coordinator in 1981 of the White House Conference on Aging; President, University of Nebraska Gerontology Association; Advisory Board Member, RSVP; Past-President, Alzheimer’s Association of West Central Texas; Member, Aging Task Force, Mid-West Governor’s Conference.
Bruce has been keynote speaker for various conferences, authored chapter on “Spirituality and Aging,” Perspectives on Spiritual Well-Being and Aging, James A Thorson, editor, published Charles E. Thomas Publisher, Ltd.
He was chosen the Texas Statewide Volunteer of the Year 1990 for Adult Protective Services. He received the 2008 Impact Award, National Private Duty Association – Texas Chapter.
Bruce and his wife, Charlotte, have three daughters, two grandsons, four granddaughters, two great grandsons and one great granddaughter.