Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Sex Offender Treatment, Council on

7 Members - Term: 6 Years

General Information

c/o Health and Human Services CommissionP.O. Box 149347, Mail Code 1982Austin 78714-9347


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Aaron Paul Pierce, PhD, LPC, LSOTP-S Waco, 02-01-2023
Professional Member(s) Terri L. Bauer, LCSW, LSOTP-S Sachse, 02-01-2019
Ezio Leite, LPC-S, LMFT, LSOTP-S Fort Worth, 02-01-2021
Emily Orozco-Crousen, LPC, LSOTP Abilene, 02-01-2021
Public Member(s) Charissa Dvorak, JD Heath, 02-01-2023
Louis Gonzales, III Round Rock, 02-01-2019
James Taylor, LCDC, LMFT San Antonio, 02-01-2021


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Interim Executive Director Sarah Faszholz, MBA (512) 834-4530 / (512) 834-6677


The Council on Sex Offender Treatment enhances public safety by developing and implementing standards and policies to protect the citizens of Texas through research-based assessment and treatment of adults and juveniles with sex offending behaviors.