2015 TMLI Award Recipients

Recipients are listed in the position they held at the time of recognition


Certified Municipal Official (72 CEUs with 2 hours of open government training)
Mary CanalesMayor Pro Tem, City of Austwell
Cristin Cecala
Mayor, Village of Point Venture
Judy Freeman Chambers
Councilmember, City of Mexia
Ed CimicsCouncilmember, City of Live Oak
Eddie Daffern
Mayor, City of Staples
Joyce Dalley
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Rockdale
Mary Dennis
Mayor, City of Live Oak
Jesse Falcon
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Odem
Beverly Gaines
Councilmember, City of Webster
Bob Golden
Mayor, City of Haslet
Billy Huerta
Mayor, City of Odem
Vincent Huerta
Councilmember, City of Wharton
Stanley Jaglowski
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Lancaster
Lowell Johnson
Councilmember, City of Corinth
John King
Mayor, City of Rockdale
Cheryl Landman
Mayor, City of Fair Oaks Ranch
Bert Miller
Mayor, City of Navasota
W.L. Pate, Jr.
Councilmember, City of Beaumont
Peter Perkins
Mayor, City of Ingleside
Jo Pirtle
Councilmember, City of Forest Hill
Leonard Reed
Mayor, City of Willis
Patrick Rios
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Rockport
Laura Rothrock
Councilmember, City of Mexia
David Rutledge
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Bridge City
Eric Scott
Mayor, City of Brookshire
Carol Strain-Burk
Councilmember, City of Lancaster
Misti Talbert
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Lampasas
Leah Tarrant
Mayor, City of Patton Village
C.J. Wax
Mayor, City of Rockport
Carol Wollin
Councilmember, City of Colleyville
Tamara Young-Hector
Councilmember, City of Willis
Billy Youngblood
Councilmember, City of Levelland
Certificate of Achievement (54 CEUs)
Ray Aranda, Jr.
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Dilley
Marie Briseno
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Lamesa
Ron Cisneros              
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Boerne
Karen Felker
Councilmember, City of Borger
Seth GibsonCouncilmember, City of Conroe
Webb MelderMayor, City of Conroe
Troy MillerMayor, City of Mexia
Rosa PerezAlderwoman, City of La Villa


Certificate of Recognition (42 CEUs)
Brandy Callahan                         
Councilmember, City of Borger
Melva Clark
Councilmember, City of Watauga
Robert Davis
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Watauga
Suzanne De Leon
Mayor, City of Balcones Heights
Ric Holmes                     
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Morgan's Point Resort
Dock Jackson
Councilmember, City of Bastrop
Teressa King
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Plainview
William King, III
Councilmember, City of Dickinson
Madeleine Praino
Mayor, Village of Vinton
Pamela Redman
Mayor, City of Plains
Gilbert Snider
Councilmember, City of Conroe
Dick Stone
Mayor, City of Jacksonville
Lawrence Peter Tosto
Councilmember, City of Webster
Pat Van Houte
Councilmember, City of Pasadena


Award of Excellence (an elected official who has received a TMLI certificate for five consecutive years)
Joyce Dalley                       
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Rockdale (5 years)
Billy Huerta
Mayor, City of Odem (5 years)
Webb Melder
Mayor, City of Conroe (5 years)
Peter Perkins
Mayor, City of Ingleside (5 years)
Laura Rothrock
Councilmember, City of Mexia (10 years)
Carol Wollin
Councilmember, City of Colleyville (5 years)


Award of Leadership (a city that has had an elected official receive a TMLI certificate for five consecutive years)
City of Colleyville
City of Conroe
City of Ingleside
City of Mexia
City of Odem
City of Rockdale