Professional Development Committee


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  • Brad Stafford, Chair, City Manager, Navasota
  • James Earp, Vice Chair, Assistant City Manager, Kyle
  • Chris Sharp, Region 1, Finance Director, Canyon
  • Phillip Urrutia Region 2, Assistant City Manager, Odessa
  • Darron Leiker, Region 3, City Manager, Wichita Falls
  • Taylor Lough, Region 4, Economic Development Manager, Anna
  • Jay Abercrombie, Region 5, City Manager, Henderson
  • Tom Fullen, Region 6, City Administrator, Hunters Creek Village
  • Trey Fletcher, Region 7, Assistant City Manager, Pflugerville
  • Vince DiPiazza, Region 8, City Manager, Uvalde
  • Arlene Medrano, Region 9, Business Liaison-City Manager’s Office, Corpus Christi
  • Joe Vera, Region 10, Assistant City Manager, McAllen
  • Tony Aaron, City Administrator, Early
  • Ben Brezina, Assistant City Manager, Frisco
  • Ryan Cramer, Economic Development Coordinator, La Porte
  • Steve Floyd, Director of Public Works, Mont Belvieu
  • Brant Gary, Assistant City Manager, Bellaire
  • Sheyi Ipaye, City Manager, Forest Hill
  • Joseph LaBeau, Consultant
  • Brian LaBorde, City Manager, Taylor
  • Shannon Mattingly, Planning and Development Services Director, San Macros
  • Rick Menchaca, Sr. Vice President, UMB Bank
  • David Miller, City Administrator, Springtown
  • Courtney Sladek, City Manager, El Campo
  • Kent Souriyasak, Assistant to the City Manager, Lucas
  • Rebecca Vice, Acting Assistant City Manager, Allen
  • Diane White, President, Public Admin Consulting, LLC
  • Adam Wilbourn, Assistant to the Town Manager, Fairview


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.