Public Policy Task Force

The Texas City Management Association (TCMA) Public Policy Task Force will facilitate membership involvement in the Texas Municipal League Legislative process by:

  • Assisting TML in soliciting the TCMA membership and elected officials to actively engage in the legislative process.
  • Vetting legislative issues of importance to the membership. Recommendations shall be submitted to the TCMA Board, which shall comply with affiliate "Mandatory Conditions Related to Legislative Activities" of TML.


Minutes are available after approval.

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Chair- Jared Miller, City Manager, Amarillo
Vice Chair- Brian LaBorde, City Manager, Taylor

Task Force Region Representatives
Region 1      Shane Stokes, City Manager, Pampa
Region 2      Maria Elena Quintanilla, City Manager, Ransom Canyon
Region 3      Robert Hanna, City Manager, Abilene
Region 4      Melissa Valadez-Cummings, Assistant City Manager, Cedar Hill
Region 5      Greg Smith, City Manager, Jacksonville
Region 6      Stephanie Russell, Assistant City Manager, Freeport
Region 7      Trey Fletcher, Deputy City Manager, Pflugerville
Region 8      Tobin Maples, City Manager, Fair Oaks Ranch
Region 9      Kathleen Weisenberger, Assistant City Manager, Portland
Region 10    Jeff Johnston, Assistant City Manager, McAllen

Additional Task Force Members
Vince DiPiazza, City Manager, Uvalde
James Earp, Assistant City Manager, Kyle
James Fisher, City Manager, Brenham
Mark Israelson, City Manager, Plano
Bill Lindley, Town Administrator, Highland Park
Kent Myers, City Manager, Fredericksburg
Brad Stafford, City Manager, Navasota
Kenneth Williams, City Manager, Buda