April is an Assistant General Counsel with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and has served for over ten years as a public servant for the State of Texas. She is a proud supporter of veteran’s rights having served on active duty in the United States Air Force for over seven years. She is a Commissioner serving on the Board for Travis County Emergency Services District (ESD) #2 and a Council Member of the State Bar of Texas Administrative and Public Law Section. She earned her Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s School of Law and her BBA from St. Edward’s University. April believes in public service and values every opportunity that she is given to serve her community. It is a privilege and an honor to represent the Austin Black Lawyers Association as President for 2016-2017.