Texas Indigent Defense Commission (TIDC) Staff Members


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Geoff Burkhart – Executive Director

Wesley Shackelford – Deputy Director

Megan Bradburry - Executive Assistant


Monitoring Team                                                                         Grants and Funding Team

Joel Lieurance - Senior Policy Analyst                                       Edwin Colfax - Director of Grant Funding

Lindsay Bellinger- Policy Analyst                                               Doriana Torres - Grants Specialist

Claire Buetow - Policy Analyst                                                    Sharon Whitfield - Budget Analyst

Debra Stewart - Fiscal Monitor


Improvement Team

Scott Ehlers - Director of Public Defense Improvement

Kathleen Casey-Gamez - Senior Policy Analyst