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Gov. Perry Appoints Four to Texas Juvenile Probation Commission

Friday, May 02, 2008  •  Appointment

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry appointed four people to the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission, which provides technical assistance, training and funding to juvenile probation services in coordination with local juvenile boards and juvenile probation departments.

Jean Boyd of Fort Worth serves as the 323rd family district court judge. She is chair of the State Bar of Texas Juvenile Justice Committee judicial section and is a member of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization’s Juvenile Law Advisory Commission. She is a past board member of the Tarrant County Bar Association and a past president of the Tarrant County Women Lawyers Association. She is also a board member of Gill Children’s Services, Inc., and Tarrant County Youth Collaboration, and is a past board member of Child Advocates of Tarrant County and Alliance for Children. Boyd received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and a law degree from South Texas College of Law. She is reappointed to a term to expire Aug. 31, 2013.

B W. McClendon of Austin is pastor of St. James Missionary Baptist Church. He received a bachelor’s degree from Le Tourneau University, political science certification from the University of Texas at Tyler, a master’s in theology and a doctorate in ministries from the Southern Methodist University Perkins School of Theology. He replaces Keith Kuttler of College Station for a term to expire Aug. 31, 2013.

Scott O’Grady of Dallas is a self employed motivational speaker. He is a member of the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital public advisory board. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 12 years. O’Grady received a bachelor’s degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and graduated from the Dallas Theological Seminary in May 2007. He replaces Roberto Lopez of Houston for a term to expire Aug. 31, 2009.

Robert Shults of Houston is an attorney with McFall Sherwood and Breitbeil. He is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and Defense Research Institute and is chairman of the American Bar Association. He also serves on the board of Child Advocates, Inc. Shults received a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and a law degree from the University of Houston. He replaces Barbara Punch of Missouri City for a term to expire Aug. 31, 2013.

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