Governor Abbott Appoints Jones To Texas Diabetes Council

February 28, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dirrell Jones to the Texas Diabetes Council for a term set to expire on February 1, 2025. The council addresses issues affecting people with diabetes in Texas and advises the Texas Legislature on legislation that is needed to develop and maintain a statewide system of quality education services to all people with diabetes and health professionals who offer diabetes treatment and education.

Dirrell Jones of Farmers Branch is a senior trial attorney for Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons, LLP. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar and the State Bar of Texas. Jones received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Master of Science in Educational Psychology from Baylor University and a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul College of Law.