Professional Development Committee


Develops programs using the Texas City Management Association (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.


Minutes are available following approval.

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Chair- Jay Abercrombie, City Manager, Henderson
Vice Chair- Jason Reynolds, Director of Administrative Services, Mont Belvieu

Committee Region Representatives
Region 1      Jon Behrens, Assistant City Manager, Canyon
Region 2      Phillip Urrutia, Assistant City Manager, Odessa
Region 3      Darron Leiker, City Manager, Wichita Falls
Region 4      Susan Cluse, City Manager, Balch Springs
Region 5      Jay Abercrombie, City Manager, Henderson
Region 6      Jason Reynolds,  Director of Administrative Services, Mont Belvieu
Region 7      Mayra Cantu, Assistant to the City Manager, Georgetown
Region 8      Charles Kelm, Assistant City Manager, Schertz
Region 9      Brian DeLatte, Deputy City Manager, Portland
Region 10    Joe Vera, Assistant City Manager, McAllen

Additional Committee Members 
Chris Coffman, City Manager, Granbury
Shawn Cox, Finance Director, Dripping Springs
Aretha Ferrell-Benavides, City Manager, Duncanville
Tom Fullen, City Administrator, Hunters Creek Village
Valencia Jefferson
Bill Lindley, Town Administrator, Highland Park
Taylor Lough, Economic Development Manager, Anna
Jordan Matney, Assistant City Manager, New Braunfels
Sara Robinson, Director of Finance, Deer Park
Bill Stewart, City Administrator, Huntington
Rebecca Vice, Assistant City Manager, Allen
Ashley Wayman, Interim City Administrator, Rollingwood
Charles West, City Manager, Bulverde
Steve Williams, Assistant City Administrator/CFO, Conroe
Danny Zincke, Assistant City Manager, Boerne