What is the John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute?
The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute is named for John Ben Shepperd (1915-1990), who served as Texas Secretary of State (1950-1952) and Attorney General (1953-1957). John Ben spent his life describing with great clarity the value of public service, mutual respect, ethics, and public leadership. Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock created the John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute in 1995 to honor those values and provide a mechanism for educating young Texans about them. Please look around our website to learn more about the Institute and the programs that we offer.
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