About TCA

The Texas Corrections Association is dedicated to providing a forum for promoting quality correctional practices through professional growth, leadership, mentorship and education. TCA is organized to anticipate and respond to the needs of our members, clients and the general public.

  • Building the public awareness, recognition, knowledge and support for the corrections profession and the corrections field.
  • Promoting ethical practices and a code of ethics for the benefit of the corrections professional and the general public.
  • Creating a strong environment of education and information through conferences, training, communications and website.
  • Protecting our communities through education and development of citizen support for prevention, control and treatment of crime and delinquency.

Executive Director

Ashley Koonce
Sam Houston State University
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296
(936) 294-1706; Fax (936) 294-1671
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2019-2020 Board of Directors

Officers
President
Pamela Thielke
TDCJ – Parole Division
Austin, Texas
512-406-5401
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President-Elect
Tobin Lefler
Cameron/Willacy Counties CSCD
956-548-9500
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Vice President
Bobby Lumpkin
TDCJ Manufacturing and Logistics
936-437-2188
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Treasurer
Rene Hinojosa
TDCJ – Rehabilitation Programs Division
936-437-7270
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Secretary
Dan Moore
Galveston County CSCD
Galveston, Texas
(409) 770-5519
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Past President
April Zamora
TDCJ – Reentry & Integration Division
Austin, Texas
(512) 671-2582
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Directors
Paul Brown
UTMB
409.722.5255
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Tracy Koller
Tarrant County MHMR
Fort Worth, Texas
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David Driskell
MTC
Bradshaw State Jail
Henderson, TX
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Carey Green
TDCJ/CJAD
Austin, Texas
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Christopher Carter
TDCJ – Rehabilitation Programs Division
936-437-7328
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Tami Coy
TJJD
512-490-7031
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