Welcome Aboard the Greater Austin Council of the Navy League
As of 17 July 2018
25 Greater Austin Council Board of Directors Meeting
Invitation extended to all Navy League Members
Red Lobster South 1200
16 Veterans at Risk Program
The Honorable Judge Michael Denton
Travis County Veterans Treatment Court Program
Ms. Lisa Sullivan, Co-Coordinator
Texas Suicide Prevention Council
14 Greater Austin Council Board of Directors Meeting - Invitation extended to all
Navy League Members Red Lobster South 1200
1 Distinguished Speaker Michael "Mike " Pestorius,
Director of UT Applied Research Laboratories
Topic: World Submarines or the Nuclear Triad TBD
Program Honoring The University of Texas Naval ROTC, Past and Present
11 Veterans Day
6 Holiday Program To Be Announced, Marine Corps Toys for Tots Collection,
Annual Meeting of Members
Distinguished Speaker Program
(Now Taking Reservations)
Thursday, 16 August 2018
Social 1815 • Dinner 1915 • Program 2015
Honored Guests and Speakers
Veterans at Risk
This special program touches
on critical issues facing today’s veterans suffering from
military-related mental health issues. Our speakers will share
their perspectives on local efforts that are successfully
addressing these issues.
The Honorable Judge Mike Denton
County Court at Law 4, Travis County Veterans Court
Topic: The Veterans Treatment Court Program
Ms. Lisa Sullivan
Co-Coordinator, Texas Suicide Prevention Council
Topic: Texas State Suicide Prevention Plan
Judge Michael Denton, a former prosecutor and army veteran, has served as a judge since 1999. He has served as presiding judge of the Travis County Veteran’s Court since it began in 2010. Judge Denton began his career graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1973. He then went on to the University of Texas Law School, graduating in 1984.
He served in the Travis County Attorney’s Office as Trial Chief and currently presides as Judge of County Court Law number 4 for Domestic Violence. He has also served as co-chair of Travis County Family Violence Task Force and as president of Criminal Law and Procedure. He was also a volunteer for the Austin Rape Crisis Center.
Judge Denton speaks regularly for enhancing and continuing education on judicial skills in domestic violence cases.He gives presentations on State Judicial Domestic Violence, including Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Nevada, New York, and Washington, and has attended NDAA Annual Domestic Violence Conferences.
Lisa Sullivan, through her affiliation with @StopTXSuicides, works closely with Texas Suicide Prevention Council, coordinating a variety of tasks for this vital statewide network of more than 60 local, regional, and statewide partners and coalitions that are collectively implementing the Texas State Suicide Prevention Plan.
Lisa serves as the Service Member, Veteran and Family (SMVF) lead for the council’s work in veteran and military initiatives, and works to ensure the Department of Defense Suicide Prevention Plan and the VA Suicide Prevention Plan are incorporated into the community programming within the Texas State Suicide Prevention Plan.
Lisa has coordinated the Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium for five years, bringing together national, state, and local thought leaders, experts, and advocates to elevate and improve suicide prevention initiatives through community partners, education institutions, mental health providers, military and veteran service providers, and others.
Austin Woman's Club
2015 Program 2115 Closing Ceremony and Adjourn
1815 Social Hour 1910 Opening Ceremony and Dinner
Reservations must be received by 2:00 p. m. on Tuesday, 14 August 2018
The Council's Award Winning Newsletter,