Sharon Faye Keller is a 2018 Republican candidate seeking re-election to the position of Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals. Keller was born in Texas and graduated from Rice University in Houston earning her Bachelor’s degree Philosophy.She also earned her J.D. degree in 1978 from Southern Methodist University School of Law. She is chairman of the Texas Task Force on Indigent Defense. She serves on the executive board of the Capitol Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.