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Gov. Perry Names Three to Texas Commission on Jail Standards

Friday, February 18, 2005  •  Appointment

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced the appointment of three individuals to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards for terms to expire Jan. 31, 2011. The commission establishes standards for the care and treatment of county prisoners and the construction, maintenance and operation of county jails.

Stanley Egger of Tuscola is commissioner of Taylor County and director of the First State Bank in Tuscola. He is a member of the Texas Association of Counties, and the County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas. Egger is also a member of the Texas Farm Bureau, the Abilene A&M Club and former president of the Jim Ned School Board. He is a past board member of the Taylor County Exposition Center and served 27 years in various positions with the Taylor County Livestock Show. Egger is a graduate of Texas A&M University. He is being reappointed to the commission.

Michael Seale, M.D., of Houston is assistant dean for correctional medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center and serves as the medical director of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. He has served on the board of the American Correctional Health Services Association and is a member of the American Correctional Association. Seale has also served on the Public Health Strategic Planning Task Force of the Houston Department of Health and Human Services. A graduate of Baylor University, he received a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and is board certified in family practice. Seale is being reappointed to the commission.

Albert L. Black of Austin is the community and business relations coordinator of Child, Inc. He serves on the board of the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Meals on Wheels and More. Black is chairman of education of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Austin chapter, and is a member of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. He is president of the St. John’s District Brotherhood Auxiliary and vice president of the Missionary Baptist General Convention of Texas Brotherhood Auxiliary. Black served as president of the Austin Alliance of Black School Educators. He received a bachelor’s degree from Paul Quinn College and a master’s degree from Prairie View A&M University.

These appointments are subject to senate confirmation.

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