Governor Abbott Appoints Covey To Governing Board Of The Texas Indigent Defense Commission

August 15, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Press Release | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Valerie Covey to the Governing Board of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission for a term set to expire on February 1, 2020. The commission provides financial and technical support to counties to develop and maintain quality, cost-effective indigent defense systems.

Valerie Covey of Georgetown is the County Commissioner for Precinct 3 of Williamson County. Previously, she worked as a Certified Public Accountant for S. Thomas McDaniel and Ernst & Young. She previously served on the Advisory Council for Georgetown Assistance League and as chair of the Local Authority Network Advisory Committee. She is chairman of the National Habitat Conservation Plan Coalition. Covey received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin.