WHEREAS, Judy Evans Jordan retired as the administrative
  assistant to the Harrison County Commissioners Court on
  June 30, 2017, drawing to a close an exceptional career in public
  service that spanned more than four decades; and
         WHEREAS, After serving in a secretarial capacity at a wood
  preserving company, Judy Jordan accepted in 1975 the newly
  created post of administrative assistant for the Harrison County
  Commissioners Court; over the course of her distinguished tenure
  in that office, she worked for 27 commissioners, 7 county judges,
  and 20 different commissioners courts and handled myriad vital
  tasks, from addressing the needs of constituents to researching
  statutes and laws and gathering information for the annual fiscal
  budget; and
         WHEREAS, Highly regarded for her professionalism and
  efficiency, Judy Jordan earned a reputation for going above and
  beyond in the performance of her duties, and she played an
  instrumental role in helping each commissioner fulfill their
  respective goals; moreover, she served as a mentor to members of
  the court by sharing with them her extensive knowledge of county
  government and of the court's institutional history; and
         WHEREAS, For more than 40 years, Judy Jordan has served the
  citizens of Harrison County with dedication, integrity, and a
  boundless commitment to excellence, and she may indeed reflect
  with pride on her many accomplishments as she embarks on the next
  chapter of her life; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby congratulate Judy Evans
  Jordan on her retirement as the Harrison County Commissioners
  Court administrative assistant and extend to her sincere best
  wishes for the future; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  Ms. Jordan as an expression of high regard from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on July 31, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate