Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Council on Sex Offender Treatment for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2015.
The council develops and implements education policy concerning effective interventions and management of sex offenders.
F. Liles Arnold of Plano is a self-employed counselor at Summit Counseling Center. He is a clinical member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.
Arnold received a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University, a master’s in divinity from the Reformed Theological Seminary, and a master’s in education from the University of Miami. He is being reappointed and will continue to serve as chair.
Joseph Gutheinz of Houston is a retired senior special agent with the NASA Office of the Inspector General, criminal defense attorney, certified fraud examiner, and criminal justice instructor at the University of Phoenix and Alvin Community College.
He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Pro-Bono College of Texas and Texas Bar Association.
He is also a volunteer guest speaker for the International Business Forum, and a published author. Gutheinz served in the California State National Guard and the U.S. Army. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in criminal justice from California State University, a master’s degree in systems management from the University of Southern California, and a law degree from South Texas College of Law. He replaces Glen Kercher of Huntsville.
Holly A. Miller of The Woodlands is a licensed clinical psychologist and sex offender treatment provider and an assistant dean in the Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice.
She is a member of the National Criminal Justice Association, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and Southwest Association of Criminal Justice.
She is also a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Miller received a bachelor’s degree from Bethel College, a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Morehead State University, and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Florida State University. She replaces Maria Molett of Garland.