TCJ Board of Directors 2021-22




Chair 
Hon. Hazel Jones
Judge
174th Criminal District Court
Houston, TX



Place 1 (2023)
Hon. Elizabeth Kerr
Justice
2nd Court of Appeals
Fort Worth, TX


Place 4 (2024)
Angela Tucker
Judge
199th District Court
McKinney, TX


Place 7 (2024)
Lee Ann Breading
Judge
462nd District Court
Denton, TX


Place 10 (2023)
Hon. Jim Parsons
Senior Judge
Palestine, TX

Judicial Section Board Liaison (2023)
Hon. Melody Wilkinson
Judge
17th District Court
Fort Worth, TX




Chair-Elect
Hon.Steve Smith
Justice
10th Court of Appeals
Waco, TX


Place 2 (2025)

Hon. Darlene Byrne
Chief Justice
Third Court of Appeals
Austin, TX


Place 5 (2024)
Velia Meza
Judge
226th District Court
San Antonio, TX


Place 8 (2023)

Hon. Raul Rodriguez
Judge
Harris County Criminal Court at Law No. 13
Houston, TX


Ex-Officio
Hon. Mark Atkinson
Chief Executive Officer
Texas Center for the Judiciary
Austin, TX


Immediate Past Chair 
Hon. Robert Ramirez
Denton County Court at Law No. 2
Denton, TX


Place 3 (2023)
Hon. Ernest White
Judge
194th District Court
Dallas, TX


Place 6 (2025)
Courtney Arkeen
Judge
128th District Court
Orange, TX


Place 9 (2025)
Hon. Matt Hand
Judge
Potter County Court at Law No. 2
Amarillo, TX


Ex-Officio (2022)
Hon. Sid Harle
Presiding Judge - Liaison
4th Administrative Judicial Region
San Antonio, TX