Community Involvement

Civic Associations and Activities

Current

  • Rotary Club of Fort Worth, Inc.
  • Colleyville Lions Club
  • Community Hospice of Texas, Board, 2012 to 2014
    Advisory Board, 2006 to 2011, 2015 to present

Former

  • Beautiful Feet Homeless Outreach, cook, 2004 to 2014
  • Federal Medical Center, Community Advisory Board, 2003 to 2014
  • Camp Fire USA, First Texas Council
  • Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.
  • Fort Worth Public Library Foundation, 1998-2003
  • Bridge Emergency Youth Services
  • Women’s Center of Tarrant County, Inc.
  • Challenge, Inc.
  • Volunteer Center, 1988-2001
  • ROADS-Recovery Options for Addictive Disorders
  • Because We Care, Inc., 1992-1996
  • Forum Fort Worth, Inc.
  • Tarrant County Area Agency on Aging
  • Circle T Girl Scout Council, Inc., Community Advisory Committee
  • YWCA of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Advisory Panel
  • Dallas Baptist University, Law Enforcement Advisory Board
  • Leadership Texas, 1995
  • Leadership Fort Worth, 1988
  • Forum Fort Worth, Chair, 1992-1993
  • Women’s Policy Forum
  • Texas Women’s Alliance
  • Tarrant County DWI Task Force

Publications

  • Coauthor with Judge Cynthia Kent, Handling Capital Cases-Dealing with the Media 16 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 159 (2010)
  • Author of revision, Hearsay, Evidence in a Courtroom Setting, National Judicial College, November 2010
  • Author of revision, Jury Selection Issues Unique to Capital Cases, Handling Capital Cases, National Judicial College, September 2011
  • Author of revision, Dealing with the Media, Handling Capital Cases, National Judicial College, September 2011
  • Author of revision, Role of the Judge, General Jurisdiction, National Judicial College, October 2012
  • Author of revision, Contempt and Trial Disruption, General Jurisdiction, National Judicial College, October 2012
  • Author of revision, Jury Management, General Jurisdiction, National Judicial College, October 2012