By:  Turner                                            S.R. No. 285
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2        WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas takes pride in
    1-3  recognizing Charles G. Shandera for his 44 years of meritorious
    1-4  public service in our state; and
    1-5        WHEREAS, Charley Shandera began his career as the Juvenile
    1-6  Probation Officer for Harris County and then served as the first
    1-7  Chief Adult Probation Officer for Harris County; in 1972, he was
    1-8  appointed to the Board of Pardons and Paroles by Justice John Onion;
    1-9  and
   1-10        WHEREAS, He was a Parole Officer for the Texas Board of
   1-11  Pardons and Paroles, and since 1986, he has served as the Probation
   1-12  Officer, Special Services Manager, and Community DWI Traffic Safety
   1-13  Project Coordinator for the Montgomery County Department of
   1-14  Community Supervision and Corrections; and
   1-15        WHEREAS, A man of many talents and uncommon perseverance,
   1-16  Mr. Shandera has also been the founder of an adult halfway house,
   1-17  an organizer for the Criminal Justice Policy Council, and a designer
   1-18  for the Montgomery County Treatment Center; and
   1-19        WHEREAS, Charley Shandera has dedicated his life to the
   1-20  criminal justice system and to helping it become effective for
   1-21  all, and he is well known for his hard work and his high moral
   1-22  principles; and
   1-23        WHEREAS, An exemplary gentleman who is generous with his
    2-1  time and energy, Charley Shandera is beloved by members of the
    2-2  community and by his colleagues at work, and he has made many
    2-3  worthy contributions to the people of the State of Texas; now,
    2-4  therefore, be it
    2-5        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
    2-6  74th Legislature, hereby commend Charley Shandera for his
    2-7  dedication to the criminal justice system and extend to him best
    2-8  wishes for continued success in the future; and, be it further
    2-9        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
   2-10  him as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
   2-11                               ______________________________________
   2-12                                       President of the Senate
   2-13                                    I hereby certify that the above
   2-14                               Resolution was adopted by the Senate
   2-15                               on February 21, 1995.
   2-16                               ______________________________________
   2-17                                       Secretary of the Senate
   2-18                               ______________________________________
   2-19                                        Member, Texas Senate