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Brandon Aghamalian Focused Advocacy

Brandon Aghamalian is widely recognized as an expert on local government, transportation, economic development, property tax and cultural arts issues. As vice president of business development and co-founder of the Focused Advocacy governmental affairs division, his primary concentration is representing local governments before the Texas Legislature.

Joe B. Allen Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP

Practice focuses on public finance and related legislative activities, including developing mechanisms for providing infrastructure for new development; working with both public and private entities on a wide range of issues related to construction, financing, and operation of public infrastructure; and representing private entities contracting with public bodies.

David D. Anderson HillCo Partners LLC

David has worked in the education arena for more than three decades, with significant experience in educational publishing and public policy development and implementation. Joined HillCo Partners in 2003 after six years at the Texas Education Agency.

Gaylord Armstrong
Louis Bacarisse

Louis Bacarisse is an Austin-based lawyer specializing in state government affairs. Louis has over 20 years experience in state government and politics, concentrated in the legislative arena. He has served in top policy positions for the former Speaker

Todd Baxter Time Warner Cable
Trey J. Blocker Trey J. Blocker PLLC
Sano Blocker Energy Future Holdings Corp.
Tom Bond Greenberg Traurig

Chairs the firm's insurance practice group and serves on its strategic planning and management committees. Former Texas insurance commissioner (1982-1985), he practices insurance and regulatory law in Texas and on a national basis.

Steve Bresnen
J. E. Brown Brown Consulting

Brown served 22 years in the Texas Senate before becoming a legislative consultant. While Chair of the Senate Natural Resources Committee he authored the landmark State Water Plan and Air Emissions Plan.

Sabrina Brown
Jay Brown The Graydon Group, LLC

Jay Brown provides valuable strategic counsel and representation before Texas officials and agencies to a variety of clients.

Beth Ann Bryan Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Miryam Bujanda Methodist Healthcare Ministries
Kerry N. Cammack Cammack & Strong, PLLC
Grover Campbell Texas Association of School Boards

Grover S. Campbell is the associate executive director for TASB Governmental Relations. Campbell has spent nearly four decades in and around the Texas Capitol, most recently serving as principal of GSC Capitol Consulting in Austin. Prior to that, he was the longest serving vice chancellor for governmental relations for the University of Houston System and the University of Houston — holding that position from 1984 until 2012.

Snapper L. Carr Focused Advocacy

Snapper Carr is widely recognized among legislators and industry representatives as an expert on municipal, telecommunications and utilities issues.

Sharon Carter SC Strategies

Former House Parliamentarian with over 25 years of legislative experience and extensive expertise in house and senate procedure. Carter is president of SC Strategies, which focuses on developing legislative and communications strategy.

Melody Chatelle Chatelle & Associates

Head of full-scale public affairs, lobbying, communications, public relations and business development company, Chatelle is a 20-plus year veteran of the Texas legislative process.

Craig Chick Capitol Partners Consulting

Craig P. Chick, a principal of Capitol Partners Consulting, has been involved in Texas politics for over 17 years as a senior adviser in the House and Senate on a variety of topics ranging from economic development, employment, environmental regulation, electric generation & transmission, housing, immigration, workforce, property rights, real estate and transportation.

Don Clevenger Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC
Merrill Davis Public Strategies, Inc.

A PSI director, Davis manages public affairs campaigns for a variety of clients, guiding them from strategy through implementation. An expert in coalition building and community outreach campaigns, she is a gradjuate of UT's LBJ School of Public Affa

Melodie Durst Credit Union Coalition of Texas
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Bryan Eppstein Capitol Alliance Public Affairs
Jack Erskine Hughes & Luce LLP

Mr. Erskine's practice consists primarily of legislative representation and administrative law. He was instrumental in the formulation and passage of Proposition 2, which exempted pollution control equipment from property taxation. In addition to w

Brenda Eschberger Blackridge
John Fainter Assn of Electric Companies of Texas
John Fitzpatrick Communities Foundation of Texas

John Fitzpatrick, Executive Director
A former school board member, chamber of commerce executive, middle school tacher and coach, John Fiztpatrick serves as the Executive Director of the Texas High School Porject (THSP) at Communities Foundatio of Texas.

Robert Floyd Hance Scarborough Wright Woodward & Weisbart

ROBERT FLOYD has lobbied before the TX Legislature and the US Congress for 30 years. Served as the CEO of two statewide trade associations. Began with the TX Motor Transportation Assn as Government Relations Director and later as the President and CEO.

Tom Forbes Kemp Smith, LLP

Thomas A. Forbes is a partner at Kemp Smith in the firm’s Business Department. His practice concentrates on legislative, regulatory agency and transaction matters. Mr. Forbes represents clients before state and federal regulatory agencies, the Texas

Machree Gibson The Graydon Group, LLC

Machree Gibson provides exceptional representation and legal services to a broad spectrum of clients, offering in-depth insight into the workings of Texas government.

Galt Graydon The Graydon Group, LLC

Galt Graydon's distinguished public-affairs career spans more than four decades in Texas. Graydon has spent the past 30 years representing corporations, trade associations, governmental entities and individuals before all branches of state government

Ken Gross Skadden Arps
Jack Gullahorn

Attorney with a background in managing complex leg. public policy campaigns. General Counsel and President of PAAT. Former EA for Speaker of House. Over 30 years of leg. experience as sole practitioner, director of large law firm public law section, and principal in national public policy firm.

Hugo Gutierrez Marathon Oil Company
Clint Hackney Clint Hackney

Former member of the Texas House of Representatives. Served as Chairman of House Energy Committee and Chairman of House Committee on Elections. Principal of Clint Hackney & Company, a lobbying and public policy firm in Austin, Texas and Washington,

Jonna Kay Hamilton Nationwide
Greg Hartman Public Strategies, Inc.

A recognized expert in communications and marketing strategies to implement policy initiatives. Provides strategic counsel on legislative strategy, media relations, communications and marketing for a variety of clients.