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Katrina Berniece Dannhaus Packard

Katrina Berniece Dannhaus Packard, American lawyer, planner. Certified peer counselor, alcoholism counselor.


  • Packard, Katrina Berniece Dannhaus was born on February 2, 1953 in Freeport, Texas, United States. Daughter of Harvey Dean Walter Henry and Wilma Berniece (Adams) Dannhaus.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts with honors, College Mainland, Texas City, 1979. Bachelor cum laude, University Houston, 1982. Juris Doctor, University Houston.


    • Legal secretary district attorney, Huntsville, Texas, 1971—1972. Administrative secretary Sam Houston State University, 1972—1974, Pierce, Goodwin, Flanaga, Houston, 1974—1975. Legal secretary Vinson & Elkins, 1975—1977.

      Executive director Bay Area Commission Drugs and Alcohol, 1977—1979. Planner Houston-Galveston Area Council, 1979—1985. Associate Wood, Lucksinger & Epstein, 1986—1988.

      Attorney Jenkens & Gilchrest, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Certified peer counselor, alcoholism counselor.


    Delaware White House Conference on Children, 1970, White House Conference on Youth, 1971. Committee chairman Texas White House Conference, Austin, 1970. Vice president Texas Youth Conference, 1968—1971, state counselor, 1969.

    Member Leadership Institute Texas. Board directors University Houston/Clear Lake Cultural Center, 1980, Texas Community Services, 1978. Member Children's Council Texas, 1978—1980, Association Volunteer Coordinators, 1978—1980, Galveston County Association Social Service Directors, 1978—1980.

    Board directors Recovery Center, Inc., 1978—1980, Clear Lake Social Service Center, 1980, Four C's Clinic, LaMarque, Texas, 1979—1980, Women's Center, College Mainland, 1980. Member of Golden Key, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Theta Kappa.


    • Married Steven DeWitt Packard, August 7, 1971 (divorced December 1979). 1 child Jason DeWitt.
    • father: Harvey Dean Walter Henry Dannhaus
    • mother: Wilma Berniece (Adams) Dannhaus
    • spouse: Steven DeWitt Packard
    • child: Jason DeWitt Packard
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    Born February 2, 1953
    (age 64)