Governor Abbott Appoints Two To Texas Ethics Commission
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Chad Craycraft and Katie Kennedy to the Texas Ethics Commission for terms set to expire November 19, 2019.
Chad Craycraft of Dallas is general counsel for Best Associates and its portfolio company, Academic Partnerships. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, and the Dallas Bar Association. Craycraft received a Bachelor of Arts in government from The University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor from The University of Texas School of Law.
Katie Kennedy of Houston is a former state district judge in Harris County and is now a mediator and arbitrator in private practice. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Houston Bar Association and is a board member of the Houston Lawyer Referral Service and life member of the Texas Bar Foundation. Additionally, she is a member and past parliamentarian of the National Charity League Memorial Chapter, sustainer for Junior League of Houston, rising star committee chairman of Texas Executive Women, and volunteer pro bono mediator for the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center. Kennedy received a Bachelor of Arts from Rhodes College and a Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University School of Law.