Sep 2nd 2016 | Posted in Texas Government Insider by Priscilla Loebenberg

Gov. Greg Abbott has announced the following appointments:

  • Chad Craycraft, Dallas, Texas Ethics Commission
  • Katie Kennedy, Houston, Texas Ethics Commission

  • Alejandro “Alex” Cestero, Houston, Judicial Compensation Commission;
  • Scott Salmans, McGregor, Judicial Compensation Commission;
  • Bill Strawn, Austin, Judicial Compensation Commission.

Freddie “Fred” Rangel, San Antonio, Texas Real Estate Broker Lawyer Committee


  • Joe Martino, Marshall, Texas Crime Stoppers Council;

  • Greg New, Waxahachie, Texas Crime Stoppers Council;
  • Steve Squier, Cleveland, Texas Crime Stoppers Council;
  • Clement Marcus, El Paso, Product Development And Small Business Incubator Board;
  • Kelli Frias, Ph.D., Lubbock, Product Development And Small Business Incubator Board;
  • Jimmy Mize, Nacogdoches, Product Development And Small Business Incubator Board.

  • Dawn Allison, El Campo, District Attorney for the 329th Judicial District in Wharton County;
  • Vince E. Puente, Sr., Fort Worth, Finance Commission of Texas;
  • Pam Guenther, Edna, Jackson County Criminal District Attorney;
  • Brett Graham, Denison, Board of Department of Motor Vehicles;
  • Kate Hardy, Trophy Club, Board of Department of Motor Vehicles;
  • Gary Painter, Midland, Board of Department of Motor Vehicles;
  • Raymond Palacios, Jr., El Paso, Board of Department of Motor Vehicles.