News – Appointment
Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in El Paso to announce his appointment of Rebeca Huddle to the Texas Supreme Court.
Governor Abbott Appoints Ten To Task Force On Disaster Issues Affecting Persons Who Are Elderly And Persons With Disabilities
The Task Force on Disaster Issues Affecting Persons Who Are Elderly and Persons Who Are Disabled will study methods to more effectively accommodate persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities before, during, and after a disaster or emergency evacuation.
The board was established to assist the Office of the Governor with the review and evaluation of applications for funding of grant proposals, and makes recommendations for approval or disapproval of those applications.
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Mary Evans Sias, Ph.D. to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021. Additionally, the Governor appointed James Benham and Stephanie Nellons-Paige for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023 and February 1, 2025, respectively.
The Council advises the Governor on crime stoppers programs in Texas and certifies local crime stoppers programs in order for them to receive payments of rewards or payments of probation fees established by the Code of Criminal Procedure.
The council sets forth the standards for treatment and oversees the licensing of providers.
The board performs duties relating to the education, ethics, and certification or licensing of real estate appraisers or appraiser trainees.
The council ensures health care services and facilities are available to all Texans through health planning activities