Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Nancy Hohengarten JD

Travis County Court at Law #5 Presiding Judge

Board Vice Chair

Jana Ortega, JD

Sole practitioner and founder of Ortega, PLLC


William (Bill) Brice

Vice President of Operations for the Downtown Austin Alliance


Douglas Smith

Policy Analyst with the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition


Dr. Rhonda G. Patrick, LCSW, MPA


Margaret Gomez

Commissioner of the Travis County Commissioner’s Court, Precinct #4

Mayor ProTem Kathie Tovo

Represents Austin City Council District 9

Andy Brown JD

Owner and founder of The Brown Law Firm, PLLC

Christopher Ziebell, MD

Current Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Dell Seton Medical Center.

Stephen M. Strakowski, MD

Inaugural Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin.

Craig Moore JD

Assistant District Attorney with the Travis County District Attorney’s Office.

Reginald Smith

Policy Analyst Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

Ex-Officio Members

Roger Jefferies

Designee for Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt.

Rey Arellano

Designee for Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk

Justin Newsom

Designee for Austin Chief of Police Brian Manley

Jasper Brown

Designee for Austin/Travis County EMS Chief Ernesto Rodriguez

Stephanie Hayden

Director of Austin Public Health Department

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