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Gov. Perry Reappoints Eight to Crime Victims’ Institute Advisory Council

Thursday, June 14, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has reappointed eight members to the Crime Victims' Institute Advisory Council for terms to expire Jan. 31, 2014. The council advises the Crime Victims' Institute regarding the compilation and study of information on the impact of crime to victims, society, and relatives and guardians, and assists the institute to develop policies to prevent the victimization of society by crime.

Victoria Camp of Austin is deputy director of the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault. She received a bachelor's degree from Colorado State University and a master's degree in education psychology from the University of North Carolina.

Ben Couch of College Station is a sociology professor and executive associate dean of Texas A&M University College of Liberal Arts. He received a bachelor's degree from Baylor University, a master's degree in sociology from Texas Tech University, and a Doctorate of Sociology from Southern Illinois University.

Nancy Ghigna of The Woodlands is director of victim assistance for the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office. She received a bachelor's degree from Wheaton College.

Rodman Goode of Cedar Hill is a deputy city marshal for the City of Dallas. He received a bachelor's degree from Prairie View A&M University.

Henry Porretto of Galveston is a commander for the City of Galveston Police Department. He received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in strategic leadership from Mountain State University, completed his Public Manager Certification at Texas State University, and is a graduate of Leadership and Command College at Sam Houston State University.

Richard Reynolds of Manor is a psychotherapist and owner of Crossroads Counseling. He received a bachelor's degree from Abilene Christian University, a master's degree in social work and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Denver, and completed his Marriage and Family Therapy Certification from the Colorado Institute of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Debbie Unruh of Austin is chief ombudsman for the Office of the Independent Ombudsman. She received bachelor's degrees from Wayland Baptist University and Newport Beach University, and completed certifications as a peace officer and corrections officer at Amarillo College.

Mary Anne Wiley of Austin is deputy general counsel to Gov. Rick Perry whose duties include advice and counsel on criminal justice matters.

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