Selected Conferences, Presentations and Honors
The University of Texas School of Law Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution. In February 2022 completed 40 classroom hours in Basic Mediation Training, in accordance with the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act, Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, 154.052. This course meets the standards promulgated by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association and the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable.
Authored cover story for the September 2020 edition of award-winning Fiscal Notes magazine, providing critical insights into the pandemic while reporting on the health of the Texas economy. (PDF)
National Association of Government Communicators 2019 Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Awards in Washington, D.C. accepting the first place award in the “Technical or Statistical Report” category on behalf of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
Graduate: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Leadership Academy, 2018
Speaker: University of Texas at Austin School of Information, Perspective Talk Series, 2018
Winner: Center for Digital Government Best of Texas, Most Innovative Use of Social Media, 2015
Speaker: Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Innovative Use of Technology and Social Media in Reference and Information Services, 2015
Panelist: Governor’s Center for Management Development, 2014
Graduate: Emerging Leaders in Public Service program at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, 2013
Speaker: Texas Library Association Annual Conference, How to Wow Customers with Interactive Tools and Digital Outreach, 2013
Panelist: SXSW Interactive, Why Visualizing Government Data Makes Taxpayers Happy, 2010
Speaker: 2009 Texas GIS Forum, Geolocation Services and State Government
National Association of Government Communicators 2008 Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Awards in Albuquerque, NM, accepting the award for Best External Newsletter on behalf of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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