Governor Abbott Appoints Hunter And Whitehill To Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority

October 15, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Ashley Hunter and appointed Katherine “Kit” Whitehill to the Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority for terms set to expire on February 1, 2025. The authority assesses the scope of motor vehicle crime in Texas and supports a statewide law enforcement network through grants, auto theft reduction initiatives, education, and public awareness.

Ashley Hunter of Austin is managing director for HM Risk Group. She is a member of Texas Wall Street Women, Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Reinsurance under 40, and The Waters Street Club. Additionally, she is a Trustee on the Zach Theater Board. Hunter received a Bachelor of Music in music theory and composition from Centenary College of Louisiana and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University. 

Katherine “Kit” Whitehill of Coppell is an in school suspension aide for Coppell ISD. Previously, she served on the Coppell Education Foundation Board of Directors and as a Family Legacy volunteer in Zambia. Additionally, she is the founder of the Coppell John D. Williams Cotillion and a founding member of the Coppell Assistance League. Whitehill received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and real estate from The University of Texas at Austin.