Kristin Houlé, Executive Director
Kristin has served as TCADP’s Executive Director since December 2008. From 2007-2008 she was a Soros Justice Fellow and conducted research and public education around the intersection of the death penalty and severe mental illness in Texas. Kristin served for five years as the Program Associate for Amnesty International USA’s Program to Abolish the Death Penalty in Washington, DC. She has been involved with the human rights and anti-death penalty movements since 1995 and held several volunteer leadership roles with Amnesty International, including Student Area Coordinator and State Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator for Kentucky. She also was active as a board member and local chapter leader for the Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, and later became involved with the Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty in Chicago. Kristin graduated from the University of Kentucky and resides in Austin, Texas. Contact her at email@example.com.
Vanessa Akins, Communications Coordinator
Vanessa started volunteering with TCADP in May 2014 and became the Communications Coordinator in February 2015. Vanessa graduated from St. Edward’s University and resides in Wimberley, Texas. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.