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ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
The 81st Judicial District Attorney’s office, which includes Frio, La Salle, Atascosa, Karnes and Wilson Counties, is accepting resumes for an Assistant District Attorney position. Responsibilities of the position include felony intake, preparation of cases for grand jury, negotiating pleas and assisting law enforcement, assisting with Border Prosecution Cases and representation of the State of Texas in pretrial proceedings, as well as in criminal bench trials and jury trials in District Court. All applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school and licensed to practice law by the State of Texas and have a minimum of five (5) years prosecutorial experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Resumes will be accepted through close of business, August 28, 2015. Please EMAIL resumes and cover letters to terireyes@81stda.org or fax to 830-393-2205. DISTRICT ATTORNEY RENE PENA C/O, TERI REYES, Office Manager; 1327 THIRD STREET, FLORESVILLE, TEXAS 78114. Fax 830-393-2205, terireyes@81stda.org.
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Turley replaces Cowan as executive director


Turley replaces Cowan as executive director


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Darren Turley has been named executive director of the Texas Association of Dairymen (TAD), according to a Dec. 20 Texas Association of Dairymen press release. John Cowan, who held the role for eight years, will continue to consult for the dairymen’s association. Turley was assistant director of the TAD for more than a year.

“Almost two years ago, as we were looking for someone to replace me, there was no question that Darren fit the needs TAD had,” Cowan said. “Having been in dairying since childhood and an active participant in dairy cooperative and Farm Bureau programs, he had the best understanding of how to keep TAD representing Texas dairy farm families.”

Turley praised Cowan for his years of service to the Texas Association of Dairyman and to the dairy industry. In 2009, the Texas Agricultural Cooperative Council named Cowan as “Cooperator of the Year.” Before being named the state dairymen’s association’s executive director, he served on its board as an associate member for three years.

“John has worked his whole life in the dairy industry, but his contributions to the Texas Association of Dairymen have been instrumental in shaping the current rules and regulations governing the industry,” Turley said.

Turley is a graduate of Dublin High School and graduated from Tarleton State University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He returned to work on the family dairy farm. He and wife, Deanna, have been married almost 17 years and have two daughters.
 

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