Professional Development Committee

Develops programs using the TCMA Educational Plan and coordinates logistics and develops programs for TCMA educational events; helps prepare the membership for constructive changes in the profession by enhancing the value of TCMA’s professional development opportunities.

Chair     
Julie Couch, Town Manager, Fairview

Vice Chair     
Scott Sellers, City Manager, Kilgore

Region 1     
Chris Sharp, Assistant City Manager, Canyon

Region 2     
Courtney Sharp, City Manager, Midland

Region 3     
Bill Funderburk, City Administrator, Hamilton

Region 4     
Gilbert Perales, Deputy City Manager, Arlington

Region 5
Timothy Kelty, 
City Manager, Henderson

Region 6     
Chris Coffman, City Manager, Sealy

Region 7     
Brad Stafford, City Manager, Navasota

Region 8     
Mark Browne, City Manager, Alamo Heights

Region 9     
Wesley Pierson, Assistant City Manager, Corpus Christi

Region 10     
Darla Jones, Assistant City Manager, South Padre Island

Committee Members:
Ben Brezina
, Assistant to the City, Frisco
Laura Cantu, Executive Assistant, San Antonio- UMAST
Joni Clarke,  City Manager, Lucas
Ronald Cox, Municipal Consultant
Brenda Eivens, City Manager, Cedar Park
Micah Grau, Assistant City Manager, Hutto
Jack Harper, Assistant City Manager, Waco
Kevin Hugman, Assistant City Manager, Wichita Falls
Mark Israelson, Assistant City Manager, Plano
John Kaminski, Assistant City Manager, Victoria
Jason Little, City Manager, Melissa
Michael Marrero, Deputy City Manager-Community Services, Odessa
Rick Menchaca, Investment Banker, BOSC, Inc.
Alison Ortowski, Assistant City Manager, Southlake
Shawn Raborn, City Manager, La Grange
Mindi Snyder, City Manager, El Campo
Susan Thorpe, Assistant City Manager, Corpus Christi
Leigh Wallace, Corporate Budget Manager, Austin