Andy Kahan received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice in 1983 from the University of Houston and has since been an outspoken advocate for crime victims. Andy’s work has received many honors and awards, and gained national media attention. He is the Director of Victim Services for Crime Stopper Houston and most recently appointed to the Crime Victims Institute Advisory Council by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. In addition to being a Texas EquuSearch board member, Andy is also a board member for Parents of Murdered Children, Surviving Family Members of Homicide, and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Andy is a member of the Harris County Law Enforcement Council, and a member/presenter of the National Organization for Victims Assistance. Through the years, Andy has been instrumental in enacting victim-related legislation in addition to serving as a tireless resource for victims of crime.