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Court Services Manager

Amanda Stites
205 W 14th Street, Ste. 600
Austin, Texas 78701

Phone: 512-463-1643
FAX: 512-463-1648
Email:amanda.stites@txcourts.gov

Collections Financial Analysts

Berny Schiff, CPA
205 W 14th Street, Ste. 600
Austin, Texas 78701

Phone: (512) 936-7557
FAX: (512) 463-1648
Email: berny.schiff@txcourts.gov

Berny is a Certified Public Accountant and has over 40 years’ experience working at various Texas state agencies.

 

North – Region 1

Cynthia Montes, Regional Collection Specialist
Court House on the Square
110 W. Hickory Street, Suite 226
Denton, Texas 76201

Phone: (940) 349-2818
FAX: (940) 349-2821
Cell: (817) 455-3895
Email: Cynthia.Montes@txcourts.gov

Cynthia has over 13 years of collections experience in the collections field. She is the former manager of the El Paso County Collections Department and the Cashiering Department in the County Clerk's Office. She worked closely with judges, court staff, and the Community Supervision and Corrections (Probation) Department in order to implement new ideas that proved to be effective.

Houston – Region 2

Lee E. Keeton, Jr., Regional Collection Specialist 
2656 South Loop West, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77054-2600

Phone: (713) 314-5778
FAX: (512) 463-1648
Cell: (281) 638-0776
Email: Lee.Keeton@txcourts.gov

Lee has 40 years of credit, collections, and management experience in both the public and private sectors. He is the former Collections Manager for the Harris County District Clerk's Criminal Collections Department retiring after 17 years of service. Lee has a BA Degree in Accounting from The University of Texas at Dallas and is a founding Board Member of The Governmental Collectors Association of Texas (GCAT).

Central – Region 3

Daphne Webber, Regional Collection Specialist
205 W 14th Street, Ste. 600
Austin, Texas 78701

Phone: (512) 936-7555
FAX: (512) 463-1648
Cell: (512) 968-1512
Email: daphne.webber@txcourts.gov

Daphne is the former Assistant Director of the Dallas County Criminal Court Collections Department where she was part of the management team for more than eleven years.  She was largely responsible for staff training at Dallas County and also worked extensively with the judges and court staff on collections related issues.  Daphne also assisted with developing and implementing policies and procedures for the collection department.  She oversaw the department’s accounting and management software system conversion and upgrade, a major project for the department and the county.  Daphne has more than 18 years' experience in the collections field.

East – Region 5

Chad Graff, Regional Collection Specialist
Harrison County Airport
2110 Warren Dr., 2nd Floor
Marshall, Texas 75672

Phone: (903) 216-4308
FAX: (512) 463-1648
Email: chad.graff@txcourts.gov

Prior to joining OCA in 2005, Chad implemented and directed criminal collection departments in Smith, Lubbock and Harrison counties. His experience in consulting, implementing and creating policy and procedures for successful proactive criminal collection programs totals more than 21 years. 

South – Region 6

Aaron Castillo, Regional Collection Specialist
1902 Joe Stephens Ave.
Weslaco, Texas 78596

Phone: (956) 973-7830
FAX: (956) 973-7804
Cell: (956) 236-5206
Email: aaron.castillo@txcourts.gov

Aaron was previously the Collections Department Manager for the County of Hidalgo.  He implemented the collection program in Hidalgo County where collections increased from $800,000 to $2.5 million for district and county courts during the first full year of operation.  In his six years at Hidalgo County, the collection department collected over $22 million.  He has over 17 years’ experience in the collections field.