Gov. Perry Reappoints Polunsky to the Texas Public Safety Commission
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has reappointed Allan B. Polunsky of San Antonio to the Texas Public Safety Commission, effective Dec. 31, 2009, for a term to expire Dec. 31, 2015. The commission is responsible for formulating and overseeing policies for the Texas Department of Public Safety, the state’s chief law enforcement agency.
Polunsky is managing partner and founder of Polunsky and Beitel LLP. He is a past member of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, where he served 13 years, including five years as chairman. He is also past president of the City of San Antonio Industrial Development Authority, past chairman of the San Antonio Zoning Commission and a past member of the Finance Commission of Texas. Polunsky is a past board member of the San Antonio River Authority, Texas Lyceum Association, Special Olympics of Texas and San Antonio Food Bank. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from St. Mary’s University.
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