Staff

Jenny Hodgkins, Executive Director and General Counsel.  With over twenty years in public and private practice, Jenny brings a wealth of specialized legal and administrative experience to the BODA staff.  She served the Supreme Court of Texas for over fifteen years as Staff Attorney to Justice Paul W. Green, where she advised the Court and managed a team that helped write opinions on cutting edge legal issues.  Before that, she served as Staff Attorney for Original Proceedings, handling mandamus and other emergency matters.  In her time at the Supreme Court, she worked with twenty-two justices, supervised the drafting of over 185 published opinions, and managed countless appeals—including BODA appeals.  She practiced administrative and environmental law in private practice for several years before entering public service.  A native Texan, Jenny graduated summa cum laude from Texas Tech School of Law, where she was Editor in Chief of the Texas Tech Law Review and Order of the Coif.  She received a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Texas.

Jackie Truitt, Executive Assistant Jackie Truitt joined the BODA staff in 2000 and assists with all aspects of office management, including docket control, meeting arrangements and telephone inquiries. She also has primary responsibility for classification appeals from intake through disposition.