Governor Abbott Appoints Fordyce To Texas Board Of Criminal Justice

May 15, 2024 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Tom Fordyce to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice for a term set to expire on February 1, 2027. The Board provides confinement, supervision, rehabilitation, and reintegration of the state’s convicted felons.

Tom Fordyce of Huntsville is the chief of special projects for the Mighty Oaks Foundation. He is vice president of the Walker County Fair Association and member of the Forrest Masonic Lodge No.19 in Huntsville, Lubbock Scottish Rite, Khivai Shrine in Amarillo, and the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Additionally, he is a former member of the Huntsville Veterans Advisory Council, former gubernatorial appointee on the Trinity River Authority and Texas Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Council, and former commissioner for the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. Fordyce received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Sam Houston State University.