Sgt. Liz Donegan (Ret.) brings a wealth of experience to the position of Travis County Sheriff. She began her career in public service with the United States Army. Liz served overseas with the 295th Aviation Company in Mannheim Germany. After completing her tour of duty, she moved to Austin in 1989. Liz worked for the Travis County Sheriff’s office from 1990 to 1992 as a correctional officer. She went back to college while working full time and finished her B. S. degree in Social Psychology from Park University (Magna Cum Laude). In 1992 she began her career with the Austin Police Department, which would span the next 26 years until her retirement.