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Gov. Perry Appoints Three to Crime Stoppers Advisory Council

Friday, December 19, 2008  •  Appointment

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Crime Stoppers Advisory Council for terms to expire Sept. 1, 2012. The council assists in the creation of Crime Stoppers organizations across the state to help local law enforcement agencies combat crime.

Nelda Garcia of Ben Bolt is owner and operator of Nopalera Beefmasters. She is a member of Beefmasters Breeders, Jim Wells County Soil and Water Conservation Board, and the Texas Farm Bureau Water Conservation District Board of Directors. She is also chair of the Crime Stoppers of Alice/Jim Wells County Inc. Founding Directors, and past chair of the South Texas Crime Stoppers and Amistad Community Council.  Garcia received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education from the University of Texas at Austin. She is being reappointed.

Jorge Gaytan of Houston is an officer in the Houston Police Department.  He is a certified Field Training Instructor, Field Performance Evaluator, and Instructor in the Officer Safety Awareness Unit of the Houston Police Department Training Academy. He is also a member of the Houston Police Hostage Negotiation Team. He is also a volunteer with the Our Lady of Guadalupe School Parent Teacher Organization and the Knights of Columbus. Gaytan replaces Melvin Joyner of Wichita Falls.

Emerson Lane Jr. of Victoria is process and systems manager for Chemtrade Logistics. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the EasTex Crime Stoppers Inc. Board of Directors. Lane received a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Houston in Victoria. He is being reappointed.

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