Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Governor Appoints Three to Humanities Texas

Wednesday, May 05, 2004  •  Appointment

AUSTIN- Gov. Rick Perry has announced the appointment of three individuals to Humanities Texas for terms expiring Dec. 31, 2005. The council approves and administers grants to projects focusing on matters of public interest and concern and fosters public appreciation for the humanities.

Robert Kruckemeyer of Spring is a private practice attorney. He is a past member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, and from 1997 to 2003 he served as a member of the Polygraph Examiners Board. Kruckemeyer serves as a lector at St. Ignatius Church and is a coach for Klein Soccer Club. He received a bachelor’s degree and a law degree from St. Louis University.

Virginia Dudley of Comanche is chairman of Comanche Main Street advisory board, vice chair of the Friends of Historic Comanche and a Master Gardener. She serves on the Health and Nutrition Committee of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association and is a member of the Texas Cattlewomen. Dudley is past president of the Texas Hereford Auxiliary and past secretary of the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Auxiliary. She received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University.

Linda Valdez of Rockport is a marketing and management consultant and acts as the alternative board facilitator with business owners in San Antonio. She is president of Rockport Racket and Yacht Club Condo Association and is a board member of the San Antonio Sports Foundation. Valdez is a member of the State Leadership Council of the National Federation of Independent Business Owners and a member of the Tourism Development Council of Rockport Fulton. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a graduate degree and life certification on secondary education from the University of California at Berkley.

These appointments are subject to senate confirmation.

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