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- Sereniah Breland, City Manager, Pflugerville
Vice Chair- Jay Abercrombie, City Manager, Henderson

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      Taylor Lough, Economic Development Manager, Anna
Region 5      Charles West, City Manager, Van
Region 6      Jason Reynolds, City Manager, Nassau Bay
Region 7      James Fisher, City Manager, Brenham
Region 8      Caitlin Krobot, City Secretary, New Braunfels
Region 9      Kevin Coleman, City Manager, Yoakum
Region 10    Joe Vera, Assistant City Manager, McAllen

Additional Committee Members 
Caitlan Biggs, Director of Administrative Services/Town Secretary, Little Elm
Ben Brezina, Assistant City Manager, Frisco
Mayra Cantu, Management Analyst, Georgetown
James Earp, Assistant City Manager, Kyle
Steve Floyd, Director of Public Works, Mont Belvieu
Tom Fullen, City Administrator, Hunters Creek Village
Brant Gary, Interim City Manager, Bellaire
Kelly Kuenstler, Retired City Manager
Gilbert Perales, Deputy City Manager, Arlington
Courtney Sladek, City Manager, El Campo
Kent Souriyasak, Assistant to the City Manager, Lucas
Gloria Velasquez, City Administrator, Ralls
Paul Virgadamo, City Administrator, Conroe
Brent Walker, Assistant City Manager, Dalhart