Perry appoints Victoria judge to state board

Gov. Rick Perry appointed Victoria judge Daniel Gilliam to the Texas School Safety Center Board.

Gilliam, judge of County Court-at-Law No. 2, will serve on the board until Feb. 1.

The board promotes safety throughout the state and advises the Texas School Safety Center in San Marcos, which provides school safety information and resources for the prevention of youth violence.

Gilliam is a former adjunct professor at Victoria College and past assistant criminal district attorney for Victoria County. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of Texas Judicial Section, the Victoria County Bar Association and the Victoria Rotary Club. He's a past member of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association.

Gilliam received a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University and a law degree from South Texas College of Law.