Abbott appoints two to sex offender council

Gov. Greg Abbott has reappointed Ezio Leite and Emily Orozco-Crousen to the Council on Sex Offender Treatment for terms set to expire on February 1, 2027. The council sets standards for treatment and oversees the licensing of providers.

Ezio Leite of North Richland Hills is the Executive Director and Senior Clinician of Psychotherapy Services & Yokefellows. He is a clinical member of the Texas Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Leite received a Bachelor of Arts from Dom Bosco College of Philosophy, a Master of Religious Education from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Master of Education from the University of North Texas.

Emily Orozco-Crousen of Abilene is the President of Clinical and Forensic Counseling, Inc. She is the Vice President for the Regional Victim Crisis Center and is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Sex Offender Treatment Provider. Orozco-Crousen received a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and a Masters of Education from Tarleton State University. These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.