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-Edward Broussard, City Manager, Tyler
Vice Chair-Carey Neal, Assistant City Manager, Lancaster

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, Assistant City Administrator/CFO, Conroe
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
Ben Brezina, Assistant City Manager, Frisco
Victor Brownlees, Director of Finance, Baytown
Clay Caruthers, City Manager, Hurst
Paulette Hartman, Deputy City Manager, North Richland Hills
Robbin Kersey, Business Development, KSA
Caitlin Krobot, Assistant to the Economic Development Director, San Antonio
Bill Lindley, Town Administrator, Highland Park
Pamela Rambo Sexton, Administrative Services Manager, Fort Worth
Lauren Rose, Assistant City Manager, Sachse
Mindi Snyder, Client Services Manager, Gunda Corporation
Kent Souriyasak, Assistant to the City Manager, Lucas
Scott Swigert, Interim City Manager, Mont Belvieu
Jennifer Wichmann, Deputy City Manager, Arlington
Stephen Williams, City Manager, Carthage