Commissioner Dr. Theresa Daniel
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Annual Holiday Party



October 29, 2015

Legacy Family Court Graduation

Commissioner Theresa Daniel and Judge Tena Callahan

are pictured with Legacy Family Court participant and her daughter

to celebrate her achievements. Congratulations!

The Legacy Family Court began hearing cases in January 2012

and was created to provide support to families who entered the

Department of Families and Protective Services system. 

"The ultimate goal of the program is successful recovery, rehabilitation,

and reunification of parents with their children."

The Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse presented

Judge Tena Callahan with the "Agent of Change Award"

for her efforts at their annual luncheon.

Legacy Family Court graduation



October 14, 2015

Dr. Theresa Daniel, County Commissioner 1 attended the

Dallas County Dispute Resolution Center (DCDRC) Awards Luncheon

The Dallas County Commissioners Court created the DCDRC on

November 8, 2011, and officially began operating on Janaury 3, 2012.

The purpose of the DCDRC is to provide mediation services to Dallas County

residents who are not able to cover the cost of such services.

Dispute Resolution Awards


Dispute Resolution Awards




September 29, 2015

Commissioner Daniel conducts the swearing-in of John L. Sholden 

who took the oath of office as Judge for Justice of the Peace Court 2-1


swearing in

swearing in



Flu Season is right around the corner...

Are YOU prepared?

Dallas County Health and Human Services

now offereing "walk-in" flu immunizations

at clinic locations.

Click here for locations and hours


Flu Prevention

Spanish - Espanol


Exciting and important things took place on August 20th, Parkland Hospital's moving day into the New Parkland Hospital!

Just a couple of opening day facts...

  • More than 600 patients were moved across the Mike A. Myers Skybridge into the New Parkland building
  • 18 babies were born on the first day New Parkland opened for business

Commissioner Daniel volunteered her time that morning to help with lunch for all staff who assisted patients with the move across the skybridge. Click to learn how YOU can volunteer at New Parkland Hospital, too!


New Parkland Moving Day



August 18, 2015

Sims Chapel Missionary Baptist Church celebrates

their 100th Anniversary

Sims Chapel Missionary Baptist Church was founded and organized in 1915 by the Reverend A. L. Sims, along with nine charter members. It was the very first African American church organized in Garland, Texas. During the mid 1920’s to the early 1930’s, Sims Chapel served as an educational facility for African American students in Garland.

Commissioner Daniel presented the resolution during Commissioners Court on August 18th and will present it to Sims Chapel at their 100th Anniversary Celebration on August 23rd.

Sims Chapel



August 11, 2015

Commissioner Daniel and the Dallas County Commissioners Court recognize Hamilton Park's 60th Anniversary.

"Hamilton Park is the first African American inspired suburban development in the City of Dallas, a jewel located in the heart of North Dallas. It was named in honor of Dr. Richard T. Hamilton, an African American physician and civic leader."

Hamiltion Park 60th Anniversary



July 16, 2015

Trail improvements create a safer avenue for walking, biking and running! Elected officials and community leaders attended the

SoPac - Gaston Ave Trail Ribbon Cutting.



Ribbon Cutting Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon cutting Ribbon Cutting



June 29, 2015

The Human Rights Campaign and James Obergefell

hold a press conference outside the Dallas County Records Building celebrating the Supreme Court's historic decision to

uphold marriage equality across the U.S.


Obergefell Press Conference Obergell and Comr Daniel
Commissioner Daniel addresses the crowd gathered for the press conference

Commissioner Daniel and

James Obergefell


Obergefell Press Conference Obergefell Press Conference



Commissioner Theresa Daniel presents a resolution in recognition of LGBT Pride Month during Commissioners Court on June 9, 2015.

Pictured here to receive the resolution, from left to right, are:

Erin Moore, Executive Assistant to Commissioner Daniel; Todd Whitley, Executive Director of Hope for Peace and Justice (H4PJ); Jalenzski Brown, United Black Ellument (UBE); Samuel Wenning, Stonewall Democrats of Dallas; Patti Fink, Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance (DGLA); and Paula Ellis, Gender Education, Advocacy & Resources (GEAR).


Rocognition of LGBT Pride month



Leadership Mesquite's "Dallas County Day"
May 6, 2015


Leadership Mesquite



2nd Annual SEDHCC

Cinco de Mayo Parade

May 2, 2015


Cinco de Mayo parade

Commissioner Daniel with John Quincy Adams students

Cinco de Mayo

Commissioner Daniel welcomes Cinco de Mayo festivalgoers at the the Eastfield Pleasant Grove Campus



Congratulations to Buckner Terrace Homeowners Association for receiving "2015 Homeowners Association of the Year" 

from the Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce

April 23, 2015
Buckner Terrace HOA
Commissioner Daniel is pictured here Buckner Terrace Homeowners Association members Korey Mack and Carolyn Johnson.



"Thank You" for 14 Years of Service

Sandy Potter, CEO of ValueOptions of Texas

April 14, 2015


Commissioner Daniel and Sandy Potter Commissioner Court and Sandy Potter




New Parkland Hospital Dedication

March 30, 2015


New Parkland Dedication New Parkalnd Dedication



Leadership Garland Visits Dallas County

March 19, 2015


Leadership Garland presentation Leadership Garland



Texas Two Step Vehicle inspection/registration



February 19, 2015


Road and Bridge 1


Road & Bridge District 1 Shows Respect to Judge Steele

I am greatly saddened by the passing of Judge Cleo Steele – may he rest in peace and tranquility. He and Barbara were a force for change in Dallas County while remaining kind and considerate to all. He will be mightily missed and never forgotten for the unfailing leadership, strength, insight and friendship he showed at every turn. My heartfelt prayers and thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.

-- Dr. Theresa Daniel, Commissioner District 1







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