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Gov. Perry Appoints Five to Texas School Safety Center Board

Tuesday, March 20, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed five members to the Texas School Safety Center Board for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2014. The board promotes safety throughout the state and advises the Texas School Safety Center in San Marcos, which provides school safety information and resources for the prevention of youth violence.

Mike Cox of Driftwood is a community volunteer and cattle ranch owner. He is an emergency medical technician for the National Disaster Medical Assistance Team TX-1 Region, past president of the Blanco EMS Service Board and Wimberley EMS-ESD Board, and a volunteer fire fighter for the Wimberley Fire Department. He is also a member of the Texas State Rifle Association Legislative Committee, and election volunteer coordinator for the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action. Cox received a bachelor's degree from the University of Houston. He is being reappointed.

Garry Eoff of Brownwood is a teacher at Coggin Elementary School. He is an educator representative for test review items for the 4th Grade Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, and a member of the Texas Classroom Teachers' Association. Eoff received a bachelor's degree from Howard Payne University and master's degree from Tarleton State University. He is being reappointed.

Daniel R. Griffith II of Pflugerville is a corporal in the Pflugerville Police Department. He is a member of the Texas Municipal Police Officers Association, Texas Crime Prevention Association, Texas DARE Officer Association, Central Texas Crime Prevention Association, and Pflugerville Police Association. He is also a volunteer with the First Baptist Church of Pflugerville Safety Committee. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Griffith attended Western Texas College and Hardin-Simmons University, and graduated from Leadership Command College. He is being reappointed.

Jason Marlin of Dallas is an attorney at Locke Lord LLP. He is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. He is also a volunteer youth sports coach for the Coppell YMCA and Coppell Baseball Association. Marlin received a bachelor's degree from Baylor University and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

Dawn DuBose Randle of Houston is an elementary school principal in the Houston Independent School District. She is a member of the Association for Supervisors and Curriculum Development, National Alliance of Black School Educators, and Houston Association of School Administrators. She is also president-elect of the Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators and president of the Rotary Club of Braes Bayou. Randle received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in counseling from Prairie View A&M University, and a Doctorate of Educational Administration from Texas Southern University. She is being reappointed.

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