Texas Governor Appoints 6 to Crime Victims’ Institute Advisory Council

Texas Governor Appoints 6 to Crime Victims’ Institute Advisory Council

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lee Ann Breading and reappointed Abigail Brookshire, Libby Hamilton, Joan Huffman, James White, and Erleigh Wiley to the Texas Crime Victims’ Institute Advisory Council for terms set to expire January 31, 2023. The council is charged with conducting an in-depth analysis of the impact of crime on victims, close relatives of deceased victims, guardians of victims and society.

Lee Ann Breading of Denton is the District Judge of the 462nd Judicial District Court.  She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and past president of the Denton County Bar Association.  Breading received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and a Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law.

Abigail Brookshire of Midlothian is a student at The University of Texas at Arlington and pursuing a degree in psychology.

Libby Hamilton of Austin is the Victim Liaison for the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. She is a committee member of the Association of Paroling Authorities International, Texas Victim Services Association, and Victim Services Coalition. 

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Author: Maryam Shah