2014 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)
Ray Aranda, Jr.Mayor Pro Tem, City of Dilley
Brandy CallahanCouncilmember, City of Borger
Mary CanalesCity Commissioner, City of Austwell
Anne CanoCouncilmember, City of Hutto
Cristin Cecala
Mayor, Village of Point Venture
Judy Freeman Chambers
Councilmember, City of Mexia
Ed Cimics
Councilmember, City of Live Oak
Melva Clark
Councilmember, City of Watauga
Eddie Daffern
Mayor, City of Staples
Joyce Dalley
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Rockdale
Robert L. Davis
Councilmember, City of Watauga
Mary M. Dennis
Mayor, City of Live Oak
Alexandra Dietrich
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Webster
Sandra Dunn
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Mount Vernon
Jesse Falcon
Alderman, City of Odem
Hector Garcia
Mayor, City of Watauga
Lionel A. Garcia
Councilmember, City of Plainview
Seth Gibson
Councilmember, City of Conroe
Bob Golden
Mayor, City of Haslet
Victor Gonzales
Councilmember, City of Pflugerville
Holly Gray-McPherson
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Roanoke
William S. Heuberger
Mayor, City of Reno
Richard Holmes
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Morgan's Point Resort
Billy V. Huerta
Mayor, City of Odem
Lowell Johnson
Councilmember, City of Corinth
John E. King
Mayor, City of Rockdale
Irene Mason
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Muleshoe
Bert Miller
Mayor, City of Navasota
Malinda Miller
Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, City of Forest Hill
John Monaco
Mayor, City of Mesquite
Diana Newland
Councilmember, City of Webster
W.L. Pate, Jr.
Councilmember, City of Beaumont
Peter Perkins
Mayor, City of Ingleside
Jo Pirtle
Councilmember, City of Forest Hill
Pamela K. Redman
Mayor, City of Plains
Leonard Reed
Mayor, City of Willis
Laura Rothrock
Councilmember, City of Mexia
Patrick T. Shelbourne
Councilmember, City of Watuaga
Debbie Smith
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Plains
David Speicher
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Justin
Leah Tarrant
Mayor, City of Patton Village
Lawrence Peter Tosto
Councilmember, City of Webster
Sandra Vrablec
Councilmember, City of Sealy
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 Outstanding Accomplishment (72 CEUs)
Esmeralda Cano    
Councilmember, City of Dilley
Certificate of Achievement (54 CEUs)
Julie Masters                            
Mayor, City of Dickinson
Troy A. Miller
Mayor, City of Mexia
Steve Phillips                         
Councilmember, City of Town of Hollywood Park


Certificate of Recognition (42 CEUs)
Geri Bentley        
Mayor Pro Tem, City of League City
Angela Bermudez
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Alpine
Jim Braswell
Mayor, City of Gun Barrel City
Marie A. Briseno
Councilmember, City of Lamesa
Ramsey English Cantu
Mayor, City of Eagle Pass
Alan B. Coleman
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Beaumont
Duke W. Coon
Councilmember, City of Conroe
Marvin Dickson
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Borger
Karen Felker
Councilmember, City of Borger
Herve Derek Fortin
Councilmember, City of Burnet
Barbara Graff
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Odessa
Patty Hicks
Mayor, City of Blum
Dock Jackson
Councilmember, City of Bastrop
Rich Krause
Councilmember, City of Heath
Jorge Lopez, Jr.
Mayor Pro Tem, City of La Villa
Nelda Martinez
Mayor, City of Corpus Christi
Webb K. Melder
Mayor, City of Conroe
Rosa Perez
Alderwoman, City of La Villa
Eric Scott
Mayor, City of Brookshire
Misti Talbert
Councilmember, City of Lampasas
Pat Van Houte
Councilmember, City of Pasadena


Award of Excellence (an elected official who has received a TMLI certificate for five consecutive years)
Ed Cimics                            
Councilmember, City of Live Oak (5 years)
Jesse Falcon
Alderman, City of Odem (5 years)
Holly Gray-McPherson
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Roanoke (10 years)
Irene Mason
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Muleshoe (5 years)
Leonard Reed
Mayor, City of Willis (15 years)


Award of Leadership (a city that has had an elected official receive a TMLI certificate for five consecutive years)
City of Live Oak
City of Muleshoe
City of Odem
City of Roanoke
City of Willis