Gov. Perry Names Johnsen and Caldera To Texas Private Security Board
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced the appointment of Howard Johnsen of Dallas and Stella Caldera of Houston to the Texas Private Security Board for terms to expire Jan. 31, 2011. This board licenses private investigation, security guard, burglar alarm, courier, armored car and access control companies. It also approves training schools for security officers and instructors, and will soon license locksmiths.
Johnsen is chairman and CEO of Hans Johnsen Company. He is director and former chairman of the Visiting Nurse Association of Texas. Johnsen is past president and director of Security Hardware Distributing and the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas.
Caldera is president and CEO of Etoile, Inc. She serves on the advisory board of Comerica Bank, the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Hispanic Chamber of Entrepreneurs, and Hispanics for Opportunity and Progress in Education. Caldera is also a member of the Latino Coalition, the Houston International Group and Hispanic Women in Leadership. She serves as sergeant-of-arms of the League of United Latin American Citizens’ Educational Council 402 and was awarded the Triunfando Award for 2003 as the Hispanic Female Entrepreneur of the Year. Caldera is a graduate of Glassell School of Fine Arts.
These appointments are subject to senate confirmation.
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