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Gov. Perry Appoints Four Individuals to Aging and Disability Services Council

Wednesday, November 09, 2005  •  Appointment

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced the appointment of four individuals to the Aging and Disability Services Council. The council provides a comprehensive array of aging and disability services, supports, and opportunities that are easily accessed in local communities. Nancy Lund of Texarkana is a member of Texarkana Museums, Women for the Arts, TRAHC and the YWCA of Texarkana. She serves on the United Way board and its Allocations and Campaign Fundraising Committees and is a member of the Wadley Guild and a charter member of Women for Texas A & M University - Texarkana. Lund is first vice president of the Dogwood Garden Club and is a member of Williams United Methodist Church. She received a bachelor’s degree from Lewis Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. Her term will expire Feb. 1, 2009. Sharon Swift Butterworth of El Paso serves as a trustee of the Southwestern Children’s Home Trust, the YWCA Metropolitan Advisory Board, and the board of the J. Edward and Helen M. C. Stern Foundation. She is past president of the Junior League of El Paso and former chair of the board of the United Way of El Paso County. Butterwoth is being reappointed to the council for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2011. John A. Cuellar of Dallas is chairman and president of Las Tres C’s, Inc. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association. Cuellar serves on the board of United Community Bank, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the Health Foundation for the Americas and Baylor Specialty Health Centers. He also serves on the board of the Dallas Historical Society, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and the Dallas Concilio of Hispanic Service Organizations. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he received a master’s degree from Harvard University Business School and a law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. He will serve for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2011. Jean L. Freeman, Ph.D., of Galveston is a professor in the department of internal medicine (Geriatrics) and the department of preventative medicine and community health at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She is a member of the American Statistical Association and AcademyHealth. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College, she received a master’s degree from Boston University and a doctoral degree from Yale University. She is being reappointed to the council for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2011. These appointments are subject to senate confirmation.

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