Advocacy Committee


The Texas City Management Association (TCMA) Advocacy Committee will facilitate membership involvement to promote professional city management and the council-manager form of government.


Minutes are available following approval.

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Chair-Mark Israelson, City Manager, Plano
Vice Chair-Thomas Hunter, Assistant City Manager, Pflugerville

Committee Region Representatives
Region 1      Garrett Spradling, City Manager, Borger
Region 2      Marcia Bentley-German, Chief Deputy City Secretary, Midland
Region 3      Darwin Archer, City Manager, Cisco
Region 4      Mark Israelson, City Manager, Plano
Region 5      Edward Broussard, City Manager, Tyler
Region 6      Steve Williams, City Manager, Schertz
Region 7      Brian LaBorde, City Manager, Taylor
Region 8      Vince DiPiazza, City Manager, Uvalde
Region 9      Darrek Ferrell, Assistant City Manager, Victoria
Region 10    Andrew Munoz, Assistant City Manager, Weslaco

Additional Committee Members
Done EditingSonny Campbell, City Manager, Anson
Candice Edmondson, City Manager, Richland Hills
Jason Gray, Vice President, Willdan
Ronnie Guest, City Manager, Converse
Thomas Hunter, Assistant City Manager, Pflugerville
Andy Joslin, City Manager, Floresville
Robbin Kersey, Regional Client Service Leader, KSA
Howdy Lisenbee, City Manager, Commerce
Sam Masiel, Assistant City Manager, Huntsville
Dion Miller, Life Member-Retired, McKinney
Carey Neal, Assistant City Manager, Lancaster
Vanessa Ramirez, Assistant City Manager, Mansfield
Amber Schmeits, Assistant City Manager, Kyle
Jennifer Wichmann, Deputy City Manager, Arlington