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Staff

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 ...

Kristi Taylor, Executive Director

Kristi Taylor started with the Supreme Court in 2006 as the Supreme Court Staff Attorney for Children, Youth and Families and was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the Children's Commission, which was established in 2007. Kristi lat ...

Regan Metteauer, Staff Attorney

Regan Metteauer joined the Supreme Court of Texas as a Staff Attorney for the Judicial Commission on Mental Health in April 2019. Prior to that, she was a Program Attorney at the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC), where she be ...

Belinda B. Swan, Executive Assistant

Belinda brings over 20 years of experience to the JCMH team, including her work with the City of Alice Police Department, City of Austin Municipal Court, Texas Attorney General’s Office Law Enforcement Division, and the Council on At-Risk Y ...