Virtual 76th Annual Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas Education Conference

June 24 - 25, 2020

Virtual Conference

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For more information, contact Luz Hinojosa or Sam Burke or call (800) 456-5974.

We are going virtual! The 76th Annual Education Conference of the Justices of the Peace and Constables Association will be offered as a FREE virtual conference in an effort to keep everyone safe. As part of going virtual, we have adjusted our conference theme to reflect our current times, "Stronger...Together. Safer…Apart."

The virtual conference is scheduled for Wednesday, June 24, through Thursday, June 25, 2020 through Zoom meetings.

Registration Fees

There is no cost to attend these virtual meetings.

Zoom Meeting Links

The Association will share the private links to join the meetings with registered attendees two weeks prior to the event.

Prepare for the Zoom Meeting

If you are not familiar with Zoom or have never participated in Zoom meetings, please visit the Getting Started with Zoom website to make sure your audio and video is ready to go to participate in the actual meeting. We strongly encourage you to check your mics and videos, and to log in early to the meetings.

Note: Schedule subject to change
Total education hours offered: No hours

Wednesday, June 24
9 a.m. Virtual Business Meeting

Call to Order

Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Presentation of the Colors

National Anthem

Pledges of Allegiance

Invocation

Hon. Dwain Read, Constable, Ochiltree County

Welcome, Introduction of Guests and Dignitaries, President's Opening Remarks
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Reading of the Minutes
Hon. Chad Jordan, Constable, Hood County; JPCA Secretary/Treasurer

Secretary/Treasurer's Report
Hon. Chad Jordan, Constable, Hood County; JPCA Secretary/Treasurer

Recognition of Directors/Awards
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Nominations
Nominations Chair
  • Clerk & Deputy Representatives
  • District Directors (reading of counties)
  • Nominating Committee Report & Nominations 2020-2021 Officers
Resolutions Committee Reports
Hon. Wayne 'Doc' Pierce, Constable, Hood County

Recognition of Legislative Committees
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Legislative Committees Reports
Hon. John Barton, Justice of the Peace, Midland County; JPCA Legislative Committee Chair (JPs)
Hon. Carlos B. Lopez, Constable, Travis County; JPCA Legislative Committee Chair (Constables)

By-Laws Committee Report/Vote
Hon. Martin Castillo, Justice of the Peace, Hood County

Recognition of Committees
Hon. Rick Hill, Justice of the Peace, Brazos County; JPCA President-Elect

Education Committee Award
Hon. Holly Williamson, Justice of the Peace, Harris County (Justice of The Peace Award)
Hon. Mike Truitt, Constable, Denton County (Constable Award)
Hon. Karen Diaz, Justice of the Peace, San Patricio County (Court Personnel Award)


Adjourn
Thursday, June 25
9 a.m. Virtual Business Meeting (continued)

Call to Order
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Audit Committee Report
Hon. Wayne ‘Doc’ Pierce, Constable, Hood County

Resolutions Committee Reports
Hon. Wayne 'Doc' Pierce, Constable, Hood County

Training Center Report
Ms. Thea Whalen, Executive Director, Texas Justice Court Training Center

Scholarship Collection Awards Report
Hon. Kay Phillips, Justice of the Peace (retired)

2021 Conference Report: Denton, Texas
Mike Truitt, Constable, Denton County

2022 Conference Report: College Station, Texas
Hon. Rick Hill, Justice of the Peace, Brazos County; JPCA President-Elect

2023 Conference Site Selections
TBD

Association Officers Award
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Announcements of Election(s)
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Old Business
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

New Business
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Adjourn
Thursday, June 25
1 p.m. Virtual Banquet Agenda

Welcome
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Invocation
Hon. Dwain Read, Constable, Ochiltree County

Recognition of Host Committee
Hon. Rick Hill, Justice of the Peace, Brazos County; JPCA President-Elect

Introduction of Entertainment
TBD

Keynote
TBD

Awards
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President
  • Judge of the Year
  • Constable of the Year
  • Clerk of the Year
  • Larry Waller Deputy Constable of the Year
Other Awards
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President
  • Recognition of Past Presidents
  • Sweetheart Awards
  • Best Practices
  • Lifetime Awards
Remarks
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Swearing-in of Incoming President
Hon. Delton Thrasher, Constable, Hood County; JPCA President

Swearing-in of Officers and Directors
Hon. Rick Hill, Justice of the Peace, Brazos County; JPCA President

T.A. Vines Award
Hon. Rick Hill, Justice of the Peace, Brazos County; JPCA President

Past President's Gift
Hon. Rick Hill, Justice of the Peace, Brazos County; JPCA President

Incoming President’s Remarks
Hon. Rick Hill, Justice of the Peace, Brazos County; JPCA President

Virtual Conference Adjourns
There will be no education hours offered for these meetings.

Please contact Sarah Lazarowitz, Events Director with County Progress, for questions about sponsorship opportunities, at (325) 673-4822 Ext. 2121.

You can also visit the County Progress JPCA Virtual Conference Page for sponsorship details.

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