Ethics Committee

Administers the TCMA Code of Ethics and Rules of Enforcement. Upon request, assists ICMA with fact-finding activities in cases involving ICMA members from Texas. Assists in the development and monitoring of ethics training for the TCMA membership.

For questions regarding TCMA ethics or to file a complaint, please email

Nicholas Finan, Executive Director Management Services/City Secretary, Texas City

Vice Chair     
Valarie Bradley, Managing Director of Community Services, Mesquite

Region 1
Dion Miller
, City Manager, Tulia

Region 2     
Steve Eggleston, City Manager, Andrews

Region 3     
Jerry Flemming, City Manager, Iowa Park

Region 4   
Melissa Valadez-Cummings, Assistant City Manager, Cedar Hill

Region 5     
Jim Dunaway, City Manager, Rusk

Region 6
Shelley Elliott, City Administrator, Simonton

Region 7     
Robert Wood, City Administrator, West Lake Hills

Region 8
Zina Tedford, 
City Secretary, Shavano Park

Region 9
Kevin Carruth, City Manager, Rockport

Region 10     
Randy Perez, Deputy City Manager, City of Mission

Committee Members:
Deval Allums, Account Executive, Siemens Industry, Inc.
Allen Barnes, City Administrator, Stephenville
John Dean, City Manager, Ovilla
Rolando Fernandez, Interim Officer, Capital Contracting Office, Austin
Bruce Green, Deputy City Manager/City Attorney, Lufkin
Alan Guard, City Manager, Pilot Point
Bob Hart, City Manager, Corinth
Charles Jackson, City Manager, Pearsall
Mike Murray, City Administrator, Clyde
Chad Nehring, City Manager, Center
Adam Niolet, City Administrator, Hico
Walter Smolinski, Deputy City Manager, Mansfield
Kevin Troller, Assistant City Manager, Baytown
Hugh Walker, Deputy City Manager, Bryan
Edward Wylie, Assistant City Manager, Pharr