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Federal agency administrator

Jo Ann J. Howard, American federal agency administrator. Bar: Texas 1987, Arkansas 1988, District of Columbia 1989; certified insurance receiver-property and casualty.


Howard, Jo Ann J. was born on May 25, 1939 in Gorman, Texas, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Education magna cum laude, Abilene Christian University, 1960. Master of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1983. Juris Doctor, University Texas, Austin, 1987.


Intern Texarkana Court Civil Appeals, 1986, United States District Court, Texas, 1987-1988. Associate Young, Patton and Foslsom, 1989-1991. Member Texas State Board Insurance, 1991-1993.

Associate Clark, Thomas, Winters and Newton, 1992-1996. Special deputy receiver National County Mutual Fire Insurance Company, 1992-1998. Principal, owner Jo Ann Howard and Associates, Professional Corporation, 1994-1998.

Special deputy receiver Guaranty County Mutual Fire Insurance Company, 1997-1998, Insurance Corporation American, 1997-1998. Governor's task force Women and Minorities.


  • Bar: Texas 1987, Arkansas 1988, District of Columbia 1989. Certified insurance receiver-property and casualty.


Member American Bar Association, International Society Insurance Receivers (v. chair), Texas Center Legal Ethics and Professionalism, Society Financial Examiners (advisory board), College State Bar Texas, Health Care Anti-Fraud Association, Texas Women's Alliance, Travis County Bar Association, Travis County Women Lawyer's Association, Leadership American (Texas chapter), Bowie County Democratic Women, Public Regulation of Insurance Law committee, Phi Alpha Delta.