January, 2010Gov. Rick Perry has reappointed Becky McKinley of Amarillo to the 10-member Governor's Commission for Women. Her term will expire Dec. 31, 2011.
The commission addresses issues affecting Texas women through outreach, education, research and referral services.
McKinley is a cookbook author, caterer and food journalist. She is a board member of the Samaritan Counseling Center, Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health Advisory Board and Women's Philanthropy Fund. She also is a past board member of the Baptist Saint Anthony's Hospital Foundation, Polk Street United Methodist Church, KACV Public Television, Junior League of Amarillo, Amarillo Symphony Guild, Harrington Cancer Center and City of Amarillo Traffic Commission.
Perry named Carol Foxhall Peterson of Alpine committee chairwoman and Carmen Pagan of McAllen vice chairwoman.