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Executive Committee & Commissioners

Hon. Jane Bland, Chair

Justice Jane Bland was appointed to the Court by Gov. Greg Abbott in August 2019 and sworn in September 11. Before her appointment to the Court she served as justice on the First Court of Appeals in Houston for 15 years after six years as a Harris Co ...

Hon. Barbara Hervey, Chair

Judge Barbara Parker Hervey was elected to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in November 2000. A native of New Jersey, Judge Hervey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1975 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her J.D. in 1979 f ...

Hon. Bill Boyce, Vice-Chair

Bill Boyce is a partner at Alexander Dubose and Jefferson LLP in Houston, Texas, where he pursues a wide-ranging appellate practice and serves as an arbitrator through the American Arbitration Association. He served as a justice on the Fourteenth Cou ...

Hon. Rebeca Huddle, Deputy Liaison

Justice Rebeca Aizpuru Huddle was appointed to the Supreme Court of Texas by Governor Greg Abbott in October 2020. She is a native of El Paso, where she grew up and attended Stephen F. Austin High School.  Justice Huddle earned her undergraduate degr ...

Hon. Jesse F. McClure III, Deputy Liaison

The Honorable Jesse McClure, III of Kingwood has served as Judge of the 339th Judicial District Court in Harris County since November 2019. He previously served as a prosecutor for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), assigned to the Harris Count ...

Hon. John Specia, Jr., Jurist in Residence

Judge John J. Specia, Jr. (Ret.) serves as the JCMH Jurist in Residence (JIR). John Specia’s life-long dedication for more than three decades to public service includes work in civil, family, and juvenile programs with a special commitment to childre ...