In this issue
Message from TBCJ Chairman Wainwright
On August 26, Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Tom G. Fordyce, Derrelynn Perryman and myself to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, replacing Oliver J. Bell, Carmen Villanueva-Hiles and Janice Harris Lord, whose terms expired this year. It was also my honor to be named chairman.
PACT Conference held in Huntsville
The 2015 TDCJ Public Awareness – Corrections Today Conference was held on Saturday, October 3 in Huntsville at the George Beto Criminal Justice Center on the campus of Sam Houston State University.
ASCA honors Livingston with Francke Award
In September, the Association of State Correctional Administrators recognized TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston as their Outstanding Director of Corrections and presented him with its highest honor, the ASCA’s 2015 Michael Francke Award.
Claim It Texas website connects owners with unclaimed property
According to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, TDCJ employees have more than $242,000 in missing money waiting for them. It's never too late to claim your rightful property and the Comptroller's Claim It Texas search engine makes it easy to find out if the state is holding property in your name.