Governor Abbott Appoints Coons And Huddleston To Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board

August 30, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Kris Coons and Chandler Huddleston to the Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board for terms to expire at the pleasure of the Governor. The board advises the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division on programs and preventative solutions and submits recommendations regarding federal compliance issues and federal grant disbursements.

Kris Coons of San Antonio is retired after many years in retail and marketing for various companies. She is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution Ol’ Shavano Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society of the Dames of the Court of Honor, and the Indianapolis Junior League. Additionally, she volunteers with the Assistance League of San Antonio. Coons received a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Mississippi State University.

Chandler Huddleston of Canyon is a student at West Texas A&M University studying economics and finance. He currently serves as student body president and as a member of the Texas A&M System Chancellor’s Student Advisory Council, while also serving as a campus tour guide and peer leader. He volunteers as the Give Back to WT chair with Students Assisting “n” Good Endeavors (SAGE), the Special Olympics, and the High Plains Children’s Home, and previously with the Children’s Miracle Network. Huddleston graduated from Rolla Highs School and is expected to graduate from West Texas A&M University in 2018.