Professional Development Committee

Develops programs using the TCMA Educational Plan and coordinates logistics and develops programs for TCMA educational events; helps prepare the membership for constructive changes in the profession by enhancing the value of TCMA’s professional development opportunities.

David Harris,
City Administrator, City of Balcones Heights 

Vice Chairs
Karen Daly

Region 1     
Chris Sharp, Assistant City Manager, Canyon

Region 2     
Courtney Sharp, City Manager, Midland

Region 3     
Position Vacant

Region 4   
Mario Canizares, Deputy City Manager, Coppell

Region 5
Jay Abercrombie
, City Manager, Bullard

Region 6     
Ronald Cox, Municipal Consultant, Ron Cox Consulting

Region 7     
Melissa Byrne Vossmer, City Manager, Ingleside

Region 8     
Mark Browne, City Manager, Alamo Heights

Region 9     
Position Vacant

Region 10
Darla Jones, Assistant City Manager, South Padre Island

Committee Members:
Corby Alexander
, City Manager, La Porte
Robert Bland, 
Endowed Professor of Local Government, University of North Texas
Laurie Brewer, Assistant City Manager, Georgetown
Edward Broussard, City Manager, Tyler
Leander Davila, Council Agenda Process Manager, Austin
Micah Grau, Assistant City Manager, Buda
Paul Hofmann, City Manager, Bellaire
Shannon Mattingly, Planning and Development Services Director, San Marcos
Rick Menchaca, VP-Investment Banker, BOSC,Inc.
Gilbert Perales, Deputy City Manager, Arlington
Stephanie Russell, Administrative Services Manager, Dickinson
Joe Vera, Assistant City Manager, McAllen
Rebecca Vice, Assistant to the City Manager, Allen
Paul Virgadamo, City Administrator, Conroe
John Whitsell, City Manager, Clarksville City
Chris Whittaker, City Manager, Rockdale
Carol Zolnerowich, Director of Strategic Planning Services, Brinkley Sargent Wiginton Architects