Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry Names 13 Ex-Officio Members to Governor’s Criminal Justice Advisory Council

Thursday, April 12, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has named 13 Ex-Officio members to the Governor's Criminal Justice Advisory Council for terms to expire at the pleasure of the governor. Pursuant to Executive Order RP 77, the council will advise the governor on the creation, staffing, operations and performance of specialty courts to ensure the rights of participants are protected.

Ex-Officio Members
James Bethke of Austin
Judge David L. Hodges of Austin
Senator Joan Huffman of Houston
Shannon Edmonds of Austin
Judge Sharon Keller of Austin
Robert J. Lerma of Brownsville
Representative Tryon Lewis of Odessa
Representative Jerry Madden of Richardson
James McLaughlin, Jr. of Elgin
Kyle V. Mitchell of Leander
Penny Redington of Austin
Senator John Whitmire of Houston
Dee Wilson of Austin

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