Nathan Jensen grew up in the high desert of Western Colorado and came to Texas in 2005. Prior to becoming the Director of Court Administration for Montgomery County, he worked as Administrative Assistant to Presiding Judge Olen Underwood with the Second Administrative Judicial Region of Texas from 2006 to 2013. Nathan holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Houston and a Masters in Public Administration from Sam Houston State University. He is also a Certified Court Manager through the National Center for State Courts’ Institute for Court Management. Nathan is a member of the Texas Association for Court Administration (where he serves on the Publication Committee), the National Association for Court Management and the American Society for Public Administration. He has served on numerous committees, including (at the State level) the Juvenile Records Advisory Committee created by HB 431 during the 84th Session, the TechShare. Indigent Defense Stakeholder Committee where he represents Montgomery County, the CPS Judicial Needs Assessment Committee and Expedited Actions Workgroup. He and his wife have five children.