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Jo Ann Hoover Chapman

Jo Ann Hoover Chapman, American court administrator, consultant. Certified administrator in juvenile justice. Recipient Outstanding Volunteer award, Junior League El Paso, 1972, Appreciation award, Miwanis Club of El Paso-North-East, 1981, Reach award, Young Women's Christian Association, El Paso, 1981.


Chapman, Jo Ann Hoover was born on July 31, 1943 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Daughter of William Wesley Hoover and Edna (Wynans) Murdoch.


Bachelor, Texas Western College, 1964. Postgraduate, University Texas, Austin, 1964—1966. Postgraduate, University Texas, El Paso, 1968—1969.


French teacher Austin Indiana School District, 1966—1967. Teacher modern dance, French, Spanish El Paso Indiana School District, Texas, 1968—1970. Project coordinator part time El Paso Drug Central, 1974.

Court administrator 327th Family District Court, El Paso, 1976—1986. Consultant Norfolk Juvenile Court, Virginia, 1985.


Board member Child Crisis Center Nursery, El Paso, 1985—1986. Member University Texas, El Paso, Professional Women's Network, El Paso Commission Women. Member of W. Texas Council Governments (criminal advisory committee since 1983), Texas Coalition on Juvenile Justice (faculty since 1980), National Council Juvenile and Family Court Judges since 1980, National Juvenile Court Services Association (vice president 1983-1985, faculty since 1980), American Business Women's Association, Junior League of El Paso Club.


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, tennis, aerobics.


Children: Jason Teague, William Justin.