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, Member in Transition
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
David Beach, City Manager, City of West University PlaceDone Editing
Joe Cardenas, Assistant City Manager, City of Uvalde
Michaela Dollar, Economic Development Director, City of Georgetown
Candace Edmondson, City Manager, City of Richland Hills
Andrew Freeman, Assistant City Manager, City of Amarillo 
Robert Hemminger, City  Manger, City of Iowa Colony
Robin Kersey, Regional Client Service Leader, KSA
Eric Matthews, Information Technology Director, City of Allen
Joseph Pace, City Manager, City of Wharton
Ron Parker, Chief of Police, City of Brenham
Angela Smith, Deputy City Manager
Chris Whittaker, City Manager, City of Angleton
Jennifer Wichmann, Deputy City Manager, Arlington
William Yenne, Life Member