CANDIDATES WHO VALUE YOUR VOTE IN FORT BEND COUNTY
HOUSTON 2017 FBISD ELECTIONS: Jason Burdine, L. Angelo DeCamps, Kristin Tassin, Shirley Rose-Gilliam, K.P. George and Lorena Dueñas are key candidates running for FBISD Trustee Positions.
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CANDIDATES WHO VALUE YOUR VOTE IN PEARLAND, TEXAS
PEARLAND POSITION #7
Sherry Stockwell is asking for your vote in the race for Pearland City Council for Position #7 on May 6, 2017.
PEARLAND RACE FOR MAYOR
Mayor Tom Reid is asking for your vote in his bid for re-election on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in the General Election for Pearland, Texas.
PEARLAND POSITION #3
Councilman Gary Moore is asking for your vote in his bid for re-election for Position #3 in Pearland, Texas on May 6th.
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Re-Elect Tom Reid for Mayor of Pearland Vote Early: April 24th - May 2nd
Born in Houston, Mayor Reid acquired his conservative philosophy growing up in the farming and ranching country of Central Texas. He moved with his family to Pearland in 1965 and both his son and daughter graduated from Pearland schools. Mayor Reid became active in Pearland and served as Scout Troop Committee Chairman, City Planning Commissioner, City Councilman, Chairman of the Pearland Library Board, Chairman of Brazoria Drainage District #4, and as Mayor. His professional career includes scientific writing, underwater defense research for the Navy Department, and as a Junior Design Engineer with WKM Valve Manufacturing Company. He was hired by Rockwell International and worked at Johnson Space Center from 1965 to 1997. He supervised and managed complex projects with sizeable staffs and tight budgets on Gemini, Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz, Skylab, and
Space Shuttle Programs, and spent the last 10 years at JSC in the Space Shuttle Program Office. Mayor Reid is highly visible in community activities. He is a Board Member of Pearland Arts League, PISD District Education Improvement Committee, and Adult Reading Center. He is a member of the Gideon Society, Chamber of Commerce, C. F. Spencer Lodge, and many other community organizations. He is an Eagle Scout, Ordained Elder in the First Presbyterian Church, and is a 32 Degree Mason and a Shriner. He has a history of regional participation and currently represents Pearland as a Board Member and Past President of the Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Texas Association of Regional Councils, and is Secretary of the H-GAC Transportation Policy Council. He is on the Executive Board of Bay Area Transportation Partner-
Business Owner & Political Analyst Fox 26 Jacquie Baly:
â€œMayor Tom Reid has done an excellent job representing the City of Pearland. His heart and head are in the right place. The residents of Pearland are blessed to have such a dedicated public servant as their leader. Mayor Reid you have my full support and endorsement in your re-election bid. Please let me know how I can help you in this race and in the future.â€? VOTE FOR MAYOR TOM REID ON MAY 2, 2017
ship and is a Vice President of the Economic Alliance of the Houston Port Region. He is also Chairman of the Pearland Development Authority, and the Pearland Area Citizens Corps. Mayor Reid believes that regional partnerships on transportation, surface water, and air quality are essential to economic growth and quality of life for both Pearland and the Houston Gulf Coast area. He is working with local, regional, and state organizations and officials to make Pearland a quality city that will make us all proud to say we live in Pearland.
Traffic and Roadway Projects
We should all be proud that Pearland is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation – but growth brings challenges. We must strengthen our city for the future by continuing multiple transportation solutions for Pearland commuters such as Park and Ride, light rail, and support the toll lanes for SH-288. We must also complete our city roadway and street construction plans to provide mobility and other major capital improvements for our citizens.
Public Safety and City Services
We must continue Pearland’s recognized quality of life by managing our growth and continue to provide quality Police, Fire, EMS, and City Services. We must maintain our small town atmosphere, and brand Pearland as a Destination City with museums, cultural amenities and shopping and dining opportunities expected of the Gulf Coast’s 3rd largest city by population.
Quality of Life and Growth
Mayor Reid recognizes that rapid growth is not the same as quality growth. He feels we are fortunate to have a dedicated Council and professional staff that have worked in partnership with other community organizations to make Pearland a special place to live, work, and play. He will provide proven leadership and experience in city government and will work to continue the progress that has been made.
Economic Growth and Taxes
We must grow our economy by keeping our taxes as low as we can afford and still provide quality City Services and continue to make Pearland a unique city that will attract corporations and businesses to develop a strong economic development tax. ----------------------------------------------------Political Ad Paid for by the Campaign to Re-Elect Mayor Tom Reid 2017
Re-Elect Gary MOORE For Pearland City Council At-Large Position #3
I actively serve the entire City of Pearland as the voice of the people. Just like most in our City, I want to maintain the great hometown feel of this City we call home, while managing the growth. I am passionate about meeting and listening to the citizens of our City.When they have issues, I work to address them in a timely manner. Not always is it possible to fix issues right away, but I work towards fixing them within budgetary limitations and time constraints. I understand how our city charter was designed and make sure to communicate to our citizens how and who can help them with concerns. As a representative of the City, I am active in working with several state and local organizations to ensure Pearland has a voice, including the Texas Municipal League (TML), the Texas Department of Transportation, (TXDOT), the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and the Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC), and I attend both Pearland Days and Brazoria County Days in Austin to work with our state representatives on issues and concerns for our City and our county.
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PEARLAND CITY COUNCIL: Tony Carbone (Councilmember for Position 1), Derrick Reed (Councilmember for Position 2), Gary Moore (Mayor Pro Tem/Councilmember for Position 3), Tom Reid (Mayor), Keith Ordeneaux (Councilmember for Position 4), Greg Hill (Councilmember for Position 5), Trent Perez Councilmember for Position 6).
Councilman Gary Moore is the “Right” Choice!
Early Voting: Monday, April 24, 2017 through Tuesday, May 2, 2017 I Election Day: Saturday, May 6, 2017
Continue to work with Brazoria County, Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC), Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT), and State Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to help relieve traffic congestion.
Represent current business owners, while promoting new business growth and welcoming new small and large businesses and corporations to Pearland.
Work to continue the quality of life and quality city services.
Secure water as needed as we continue grow and to continue the efforts to provide more water to the west side of the city. We currently have to buy water from the city of Houston. Work on providing flood relief to any remaining areas that need to be addressed per Master Drainage Plan.
Continue to be engaged in the City of Pearland’s six Strategic Priorities to keep improving our community.
voteforsherrystockwell.com Let’s Grow Pearland Responsibly Mrs. Stockwell focuses on quality for Pearland. She strives for excellence by creating the most desirable place to live, while continuing to build our communities and maintain our economy. As a humanitarian and philanthropist, Sherry Stockwell is involved locally and internationally. She created a 501 (c) 3 foundation, One World Foundation, that provides clean water for Third world countries. She served as Director for Turning Point, an organization that helps struggling teens get connected to positive opportunities. Sherry has been involved in Rotary for 29 years serving as Director, International Chair and most recently, 2016 President of the 288 Rotary Club. Currently, Sherry Stockwell serves on Pearland’s Arts Alliance and Cultural Board, appointed by Mayor Tom Reid. Sherry Stockwell is a very savvy local business woman. As a real estate broker Sherry understands that to build a leading city it also takes quality leaders with a clear understanding of home values, commercial and retail development. Pearland requires planning with focus on taxes, transportation, safety, infrastructure and needs to provide arts, culture and history to our people. Sherry has developed commercial property in Pearland and knows what will take for Pearland to be a city that investors choose when thinking of expansion or relocation. Sherry Stockwell also owns two flourishing businesses. One on the East side and the other on the West side of Pearland. Sherry has served on the Pearland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 5 years. In 2008, she served as Chairman of the Board. Most importantly Sherry Stockwell loves Pearland. Her mother, children, grandchildren and friends live in Pearland. Sherry is deeply rooted in our city and will work tirelessly to ensure we are a First Class City!
COMMITMENTS: Great Place to Live
• Expand Arts and Culture throughout the community • Improve mobility through Alternative Transportation Corridors such as cycling, and walking trails • Preserve local history for future generations
• Develop city facilities and venues that support community arts and entertainment • Engage and educate residents in local government procedures and processes • Adapt to Pearland’s changing demographics and diversity • Support local non-profits organizations • Enhance senior citizen lifestyles and well-being
Strong Local Economy • • • • • •
Maintain quality schools Manage growth properly Preserve home values Preserve and protect city services Support small businesses Balance property tax values and sales tax revenue
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MIKE FLOYD IS THE RIGHT CHOICE!
ELECTION DAY: SAT., MAY 6, 2017 Vote Early:
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The Future Starts with Education...
Mike Floyd is the youngest candidate for elected office in Pearland history, but don’t let Mike’s age trick you! Mike has been involved in local and community politics for the past 7 years, serving on Rep. Ed Thompson’s Youth Advisory Council, shadowing Federal Judge John W. DeGravelles, managing and operating over 5 campaigns, attending national political conventions, and is well versed in the is-
sues of our district. Mike has been a longtime advocate for student rights in Pearland ISD. Not only has he gone to Pearland schools his entire life, but he is committing himself to improving our schools for others. During his time as a student of Pearland ISD, Mike has served as President of Dawson High School for the past two years, has founded several on and off campus organizations,
and successfully altered the Pearland ISD dress code in 2016, a change that students, parents, teachers, and even administrators have called a “great move”. By working with senior administration and by engaging students, Mike has implemented more policy changes in Pearland ISD than any other student in history. Mike is a Pearland native, growing up his entire life in our great city. Each of
Mike’s 5 brothers and sisters have started and finished their education in Pearland schools. A member of an active family, Mike has led several political organizations and has organized community events, international fundraisers for the needy, and has been recognized by the Pearland Police Department and the Pearland ISD Board for “Service Above Self” for his record-breaking Toys-for-Tots Christmas Collection Drive. In 2016, Mike was fully supported and sponsored by the American Legion, America’s largest Veteran Organization. Never before in Pearland ISD history has a student been elected to the Board of Trustees. Mike believes it is long overdue and is a great opportunity for someone who knows what is going on inside of the classrooms to help set district policy. There is a disconnect between the district and the campuses, which has been a challenge for teachers, parents, and students. That’s why Mike has more contributions from Pearland ISD teachers and employees than any other candidate running for the school board. It’s essential that the board understands how policies implemented at the top would impact each student and every classroom.
Our community demands a high level of transparency from our elected officials. In 2017, the School Board voted 7-0 to move the public comment sign up time to
4:30pm, a time that many working parents and active community residents cannot often make. Mike believes this should be reversed and the time slots expanded. Our elected officials should be interested and willing to hear our community and their comments/concerns. Pearland ISD needs more transparency at every level.
World Class Schools
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prepare each of them for the challenges ahead. This means that Pearland schools need to have a broad range of opportunities for our diverse student base to expand their own knowledge and harness valuable skills. Success isn’t getting kids through high school – it’s preparing them for college and/or great jobs!
Fiscal Responsibility With such a high tax rate in Pearland already, we do NOT need any more taxes! With a deficit over $8 million and over $500 million in debt, Pearland ISD needs a balanced budget. While difficult, it is important to ensure that our community and our children aren’t saddled with debt in the years to come!
The Future Begins Now...
Mike is running to bring a new perspective and real leadership to the board. With 13 years of Pearland education, Mike knows where we are succeeding and where we need to adjust our methods. With more teacher support than any other candidate, Mike is fighting for ensure all employees in Pearland ISD are treated with dignity and respect. Mike had been called “the real deal” by education leaders in the greater Houston area and is asking for your vote!
BURDINE Trustee Position #1
Jason Burdine was elected to Position #1 back in 2014 and currently serves as the FBISD Board of Trustees Vice President. His family has called Fort Bend their home for the past nine years. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Education.
Jason is currently a Financial Adviser and has earned numerous accolades for his commitment to exemplary service. In the Fort Bend community, Jason has mentored at-risk youth and has served as a member of the Ridgemont Elementary CampusBased Leadership Team. Other community involvement has included volunteering at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, where he has logged a total of 500 volunteer hours over the past 10 years. Additionally, he has served on the District Strategic Plan Steering Committee working collaboratively on the Facilities Master Plan for FBISD. Jason is enrolled in the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership Forum. Jason has been married to his wife Andrea for 10 years, and they have two young children who attend an FBISD school. In addition to volunteering, Jason enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors.
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JACQUIE BALY: â€œJason Burdine has a passion and dedication for education that surpasses many. As the current Vice President of the Board of Trustees he is able to utilize his business and management skills along with his passion to serve the students, teachers and administrators of FBISD very well. It is imperative that we keep Jason Burdine on the Board of Trustees of FBISD. It is with great honor and pleasure I endorse Jason Burdine in his re-election bid.â€?
As a passionate educator, mentor, and servant leader, Jason is always seeking to serve others for the sole purpose of positively impacting the community to which he is vested. These traits have been demonstrated through his years of volunteerism and civic duty.
ELECTION DAY: SAT., MAY 6, 2017
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“LET’S BRING ACCOUNTABILITY BACK TO FBISD!”
Vote for L. Angelo DeCamps for FBISD Trustee Position #1
Top 3 Priorities:
1. Hold administration accountable for the programs the school district maintains they offer the students and parents especially when it comes to special education. 2. Support our teachers and try to minimize the amount of red tape they are required to cut through. I want teachers to be able to focus their efforts on teaching and work to remove the obstacles that make that challenging. 3. I want to help keep parents, students, and teachers involved in the decisions Fort Bend ISD makes. I think full transparency in those decisions is crucial and I want parents, students, and teachers to know the why behind any decisions that are made.
Message from Angelo:
I have been a resident of Fort Bend County for over thirty years and I am very proud to call myself
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a product of FBISD. My wife and I are raising our eight children in Fort Bend. Our two oldest have graduated from FBISD and we currently have two children at Travis High School, one at Bowie Middle School, and two at Oakland Elementary. I am passionate about the education of our children and have a vested interest in the success of our school district. As a student and parent I have seen firsthand how easy it is for our school district to label students and not communicate clearly to parents their rights as well as the reasoning behind administrative decisions.
I am currently a commercial banker with over eighteen years in the financial industry with the majority of those years being spent in a senior leadership management role.
BA Finance, MBA in Business Management
FBISD’S Biggest Challenge right now:
I think transparency in matters of financial and administrative decision making is the biggest challenge for the district. Currently it seems the board is transparent after a decision is made but I feel they do not communicate to the parents, students, and teachers before that decision is made and explain how it will impact the district.
Current board support for teachers:
I truly believe the board support for teachers is failing because it seems that we are requiring more from them and yet asking them to do it with less resources. One of the things I would do differently is hold quarterly town hall meetings where we communicate the decisions we are thinking about implementing and listen to their feedback and concerns.
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“My family and I would like to thank Jean, Mark, and Steven for endorsing me in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 race for FBISD Trustee for Position #1.”-- L. Angelo DeCamps
“I’M FIGHTING FOR ALL FORT BEND COUNTY FAMILIES!”
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“I truly believe that every child in Fort Bend deserves the best education we can give them. I will fight to make sure that is happening in Fort Bend ISD.” -- L. Angelo DeCamps
I’m Asking For Your Vote on Saturday, May 6, 2017
I have been honored to serve FBISD as a trustee these past three years and as Board President this past year. We have made great strides as a Board and are currently a Finalist for the HEB Excellence in Education Award. My work as a trustee on behalf of the students in FBISD has been extremely rewarding. Our current Board has led the district to developing and implementing innovative instructional programs, such as allocating $2 million in resources to two struggling schools with the EDGE program. We have expanded professional development options during the school year and hired instructional coaches for all Title 1 schools. We have approved teacher, principal and staff raises and hired additional staff to increase support for students and classroom teachers. We have increased stipends for teachers who invest additional time and effort in coaching, fine arts, and student clubs. We have adopted a District of Innovation plan that will provide greater local control for our families and flexibility in instruction and planning for the district. We have built or are in the process of building 7 new schools, including a Career & Technical Education Center, to accommodate our growing community. We are working to develop inclusive educational classrooms and practices for all students, beginning in pre-school. FBISD is on the path to becoming a model district in Texas in many areas and the current Board has led the way in advocating for our students in the State and Nation. With three children attending schools in the district, all receiving various services including special education and GT, I am running for reelection in order to continue helping to lead FBISD in these and other innovative ways for the benefit of all of our students. Over the past year that I have served as president, my priorities have been to: (1) drive Board-level strategic planning and adoption of the Profile of a Graduate through creation of a Vision & Planning Committee; (2) set clear legislative goals and effec-
tively advocate on behalf of all students and teachers in FBISD through creation of a Legislative Committee; (3) expand Board community engagement and partnerships by holding Board Listening Tours and Workshop sessions at community high schools and by coordinating joint meetings with city councils; (4) create policy and Board priorities that guide FBISD to expand innovative instructional programs that support classroom teachers, offer strategies for diverse learners, create inclusive environments and improve student achievement, including the EDGE program, restorative discipline, co-teach classrooms, instructional coaching and creation of an inclusive pre-school model; and (5) begin the process of becoming a District Of Innovation in order to increase local control and flexibility for planning and instruction. If re-elected, I will continue to work on all of these priorities. As an attorney with over 20 years of experience, I have used my experience to advocate on behalf of students in FBISD and throughout Texas. I’ve been outspoken on various subjects that affect education including truancy, school finance, the newly passed A through F rating system, special education, and school vouchers. I am currently working with other school districts and organizations to build a coalition of support for education laws and policies that benefit not only the students in FBISD but all students who attend public schools in Texas. Prior to serving on the FBISD Board, I was managing member of my law firm, Dry & Tassin, PLLC, where I practiced Intellectual Property and Special Education Law. In 2011, I was recognized as a Texas Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine. In 2003, my husband, Shannon, and I co-founded Father’s Joy, a charitable organization that supports children with disabilities and their families. As a FBISD parent for eleven years, I served in many capacities in my children’s schools. I was founding PTO president at my daughters' Title 1 school where I served for three years. I have also served on school fundraising committees, VIPS, dance committees, booster clubs, decorating committees and am a volunteer in the FBISD mentor program. My husband and I are 20-year residents of Missouri City and we have three daughters attending FBISD schools. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------Pol. Ad. Paid for by the Kristin Tassin Campaign, Krystene Woodard, Treasurer
A PROVEN ADVOCATE FOR THE EDUCATION OF ‘ALL’ CHILDREN Why I decided to run:
First and foremost I care about the education of all children. I am seeking this position to make a positive difference in how we educate the children in FBISD. There are perceived differences between schools on the east and west sides of the district. I will work to ensure all schools in the district provide a quality education for the students we serve. I want the students at every school to boastfully say “I graduated from ….” I want parents to be confident that the school they are zoned to is a GREAT school. I want teachers to also be proud of where they work. I am a student advocate and I will be the board member who will always raise the question “Is this best for students?” before we cast a vote.
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Who am I?
I am a long-time Fort Bend resident, a 28-year veteran educator and an administrator with a proven track record for turning around struggling schools. I have witnessed the uphill battle that some schools face. I clearly understand the support needed for parents, teachers, and administrators. I have a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the University of Houston and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M University. For 25-years, I serviced Fort Bend ISD as a teacher and administrator. I am a practitioner who understands how policy matters and how it allows educators to do what is best for students. I am eager to team with the present board in
“Believe in the Possibi order to do the work necessary for continuous improvement. Each individual trustee on the board brings a different experience or viewpoint, my viewpoint includes classroom instruction and knowledge of daily campus life. I believe we all plant seeds in order to help a community grow. Fort Bend is a community where I live and have raised both of my children. FBISD is a positive experience in my life and I plan to give back as a servant for the District.
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Shirley Rose-Gilliam, Ed.D. for FBISD School Board Position #4 The Right Experience for the Fort Bend ISD School Board Wheatley High School Principal, HISD (Presently) Service to Fort Bend ISD - 25 years spanning across the District from Willowridge HS to Bush HS/East Fort Bend to West Fort Bend Teacher of the Year Secondary Finalist 1998 Region IV and FBISD Secondary Principal of the Year, 2005 Doctorate of Education, Texas A&M University Community service through various youth sports associations Expertise in Organizational Culture and Climate Experience with educational policy and programming to boost academic excellence Professional Development for Educational Leadership - Local, State, National Level Proud resident of Fort Bend since 1986 Active member of The Fort Bend Church Proven Advocate for the Education of All Children Happily married to Kevin Gilliam with 2 children educated in FBISD Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. One of six children to attend and graduate from college
“Every child deserves the opportunity to succeed!”
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Looking Ahead to Missouri City on Tues., Nov. 7, 2017
The 2017 General Elections for Missouri City, Texas Will Be Held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Instead of Saturday, May 6, 2017. Council Member Don Smith may not be running for re-election according to a credible source.Stay tuned...
Jason Burdine Is Endorsed By Well-Known Business Owner & Political Analyst for Fox 26 Jacquie Baly in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 FBISD General Election in Fort Bend County
Mayor Tom Reid Is Endorsed By Well-Known Business Owner & Political Analyst for Fox 26 Jacquie Baly in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 Mayoral Election for Pearland, Texas
Gary Moore Is Endorsed By Well-Known Business Owner & Political Analyst for Fox 26 Jacquie Baly in his bid for reelection in the race for Pearland City Council Position #3
Our Key Sat., May 6, 2017 General Election Candidates Who Value Every Vote in Pearland, Alvin, Angleton, Clute, Danbury, Freeport, Iowa Colony, Lake Jackson, Manvel, Sweeny, West Columbia, Village of Bailey’s Prairie, City of Village of Surfside Beach & Sugar Land City of Pearland, Texas General Election
We have four (4) featured races in Pearland, Texas on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (RACE ONE) The race for Mayor of Pearland, Texas features Quentin Wiltz, Tom Reid and Jimi Amos. Mayor Tom Reid is the candidate asking for the vote of “ALL” registered voters in the City of Pearland, Texas in this race. (RACE TWO) The race for Pearland City Councilmember, Position #3 features Gary Moore and J. Darnell Jones. Mayor Pro Tem/Councilmember Gary Moore is the candidate asking for the vote of “ALL” registered voters in the City of Pearland in this race. (RACE THREE) The race for Pearland City Councilmember, Position #7 features Bud Tollefsen, Sherry Stockwell, Woody Owens, G.C. Sonny Atkins, Dalia Kasseb and Terry Gray. Businesswoman Sherry Stockwell is the candidate asking for the vote of “ALL” registered voters in the City of Pearland in this race. (RACE FOUR) There will be a “SPECIAL ELECTION” in the City of Pearland, Texas in the race for Councilmember, Position #5 featuring J. David Little and Jude T. A. Smith. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages all registered voters in Pearland, Texas to cast your vote
for the candidates who value and respect it on Election Day. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
KEY SUPPORTER: “Mayor Tom Reid is asking for the vote of every registered voter in the city of Pearland, Texas in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 General Election.”
KEY SUPPORTER: “Mayor Pro Tem/Councilmember Gary Moore is asking for the vote of every registered voter in the city of Pearland, Texas on Saturday, May 6, 2017. KEY SUPPORTER: “Businesswoman Sherry Stockwell is asking for the vote of every registered voter in the city of Pearland, Texas in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 General Election.”
Pearland ISD General Election for Sat., May 6th
We have two (2) featured races in the Pearland Independent School District on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (RACE ONE) The race for Pearland Independent School District Trustee for Position #2 features Rusty DeBorde and Mike Floyd. (RACE TWO) The race for Pearland Independent School District for Position #3 “UNEXPIRED TERM” features Pam Boegler, Al Lloyd and Trevor Hale. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages you to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
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Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees General Election for Saturday, May 6, 2016
We have three (3) featured races in Fort Bend County on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (RACE ONE) The race for FBISD Trustee, Position #1 features Jason Burdine and L. Angelo DeCamps. Both candidates are asking for the vote of “ALL” voters registered to participate in Fort Bend ISD elections. (RACE TWO) The race for FBISD Trustee, Position #4 features Kristin Tassin, Rodrigo Carreon and Shirley Rose Gilliam. Trustee Kristin Tassin and Dr. Shirley Rose Gilliam are both asking for “ALL” voters registered to participate in Fort Bend ISD elections to consider their candidacy. (RACE THREE) The race for FBISD Trustee, Position #5 features KP George and Lorena Dueñas. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in Fort Bend County to consider casting your vote for the candidates who value and respect it on Election Day. The early voting period for these races is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
KEY SUPPORTER: “Trustee Jason Burdine ising for the vote of every registered voter in Fort Bend County in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 General Election.” KEY SUPPORTER: “L.Angelo DeCamps is asking for the vote of every registered voter in Fort Bend County in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 General Election.” KEY SUPPORTER: “Trustee Kristin Tassin is asking for the vote of every registered voter in Fort Bend County in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 General Election.” KEY SUPPORTER: “Dr. Shirley Rose-Gilliam is asking for the vote of every registered voter in Fort Bend County in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 General Election.”
City of Alvin, Texas General Election
The race for Mayor of Alvin, Texas will feature Andy Reyes and Paul A. Horn on Saturday, May 6, 2017 . Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages all registered voters in Alvin, Texas to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Angleton, Texas General Election
We have three (3) key races in Angleton, Texas on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (RACE ONE) The race for Mayor of Angleton will feature Jason A. Perez and Hardwick Bieri. (RACE TWO) The race for Angleton City Council Position #2 will feature Williams M. Tigner and Martin Stulberg. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages all registered voters in Angleton to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (RACE THREE) Also, don’t forget about the race for Angleton Independent School District (Trustee, Position #3) which features Jaime Moreno and Tommy Gaines on Saturday, May 6, 2017.
City of Brazoria, Texas General Election
We have three (3) key races in the city of Brazoria, Texas on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (RACE ONE) The race for Brazoria City Council Position #1 features Stephanie M. Cribbs and David Larry Cryer, Jr. (RACE TWO) The race for Brazoria City Council Position #3 features Gary Kersh and Bill Lott. (RACE THREE) The race for Brazoria City Council Position #5 features Susan Swanner Parker and Felecia Buchanan. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in Brazoria, Texas to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Clute, Texas General Election
The race for Municipal Judge in the city of Clute, Texas will feature Arnold Vaughn, Randy Smith and Edmond Baker, Jr. on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in Clute, Texas to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Danbury, Texas General Election
The race for Danbury City Council at Large will feature George Phillips, Brenda Milligan, Lori Duke, Wesley Baldwin and Larry L. Linscombe, Jr. on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in Danbury, Texas to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Freeport, Texas General Election
The race for Mayor of Freeport, Texas will feature Troy Brimage and Tyrone “Ty” Morrow on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in Freeport, Texas to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
Port Freeport, Texas General Election
The race for Port Freeport County Commissioner, Position #1 will feature Shane W. Pirtle and Larry Stanley on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages all registered voters to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Iowa Colony, Texas General Election
We have two (2) featured races in the City of Iowa Colony, Texas on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (RACE ONE) The race for Iowa Colony City Council Position #3 will feature Vince Patterson and Robin Bradbery. (RACE TWO) The race for Iowa Colony City Council Position #5 will feature Chad Wilsey and Les J. Hosey. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in Iowa Colony, Texas to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Lake Jackson,
Texas General Election
We have two (2) featured races in the City of Lake Jackson, Texas on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (RACE ONE) The race for Lake Jackson Councilmember, Position #1 features Corinne B. Cammarata and Matthew C. Broaddus. (RACE TWO) The race for Lake Jackson Councilmember, Position #5 features Cassandra Zamoralez and Timothy J. Scott. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in Lake Jackson, Texas to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Manvel, Texas General Election
We have three (3) featured races in the City of Manvel, Texas on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (RACE ONE) The race for Mayor of Manvel features Delores M. Martin and Debra Davison. (RACE TWO) The race for Manvel City Councilmember, Place #3 features Lugar de Consejo, John Cox and Brian Wilmer. (RACE THREE) The race for Manvel City Councilmember, Place #5 features Lugar de Consejo, Larry Akery, and Jason Albert. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in Manvel, Texas to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Sweeny, Texas General Election
The race for Mayor of Sweeny, Texas will feature Rodney Weems and Dale Lemon on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in the City of Village of Surfside Beach to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of West Columbia General Election
The race for Alderman, Position #3 in the City of West Columbia, Texas will feature Roy E. Maynor, Jr. and James L. Sober on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages all registered voters in the City of Village of Surfside Beach to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Village of Bailey’s Prairie General Election
The race for Alderman at Large in the city of Village of Bailey’s Prairie will feature Judith McElya, Oscar Greak, Cheryl McBeth and John Ontiveros on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages you to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Village of Surfside Beach General Election
The race for Alderman in the City of Village of Surfside Beach on Saturday, May 6, 2017 will feature Dave Guzman, Toni Capretta, Dortha Pekar and Peggy Power Llewellyn. Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages “ALL” registered voters in the City of Village of Surfside Beach to vote early. The early voting period for this race is from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
City of Sugar Land General Election
Back on February 7, 2017, the Sugar Land, Texas City Council approved Ordinance No. 2078 which ordered an election to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 to elect council members for Districts One, Two, Three, and Four. No candidate chose to oppose Council Member Stephen R. Porter, Single Member District One before the filing deadline. Nor did any potential candidates choose to oppose Council Member Bridget R. Yeiung, Single Member District Two; or Council Member Amy L. Mitchell, Single Member District Three. So the Sugar Land, Texas Single District Council Members representing Districts One, Two, and Three will have no opposition in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 General Election. The key candidates running for Sugar Land City Council for Single Member District 4 are: Sean Burnett, Carol K. McCutcheon, and Sardar Q. Imam.
DAMON SEAN BURNETT
According to the City of Sugar Land’s website, Sean Burnett works as VP of Sales & Marketing at Covia Health – a healthcare services firm focused on early detection of breast cancer. He served as Chief Operat-
ing Officer at BrandExtract, Senior VP of Operations and Client Services at Freed Advertising and as Director of MBA Programs at Rice University. Burnett also served as Managing Partner of the Outback Steakhouse in Sugar Land. Burnett volunteers as Vice Chairman on Sugar Land’s Planning & Zoning Commission, Vice President on the Board of Cornerstone Christian Academy and on BURNETT the Alumni Board of Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business. Previously, Sean served on/with Sugar Land’s Zoning Board of Adjustments, the Board of Directors for the Ft. Bend Chamber of Commerce, the Board of the Ft. Bend Education Foundation and as a proud member of the Sugar Land Rotary Club. Sean Burnett has been married to Nancy for 19 years and has one daughter, a Freshman at Trinity University. The Burnett’s have been members of the First Colony Church of Christ since 1998. Sean earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Rice University.
CAROL K. McCUTCHEON
According to the City of Sugar Land’s website, Carol McCutcheon is a 23-year resident and community leader of Sugar Land. Serving her 24th term as a First Colony Neighborhood Representative, she has a track record of helping the neighborhoods and representing citizen concerns to the City. She serves on Sugar Land’s Land Use Advisory Committee and previously served on the Charter Review Commission. Carol has 20+ years of experience as an engineer in the oil and gas business. She led multi-disciplinary teams at Atlantic Richfield, Occidental Petroleum, and Santos. She earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the McCUTCHEON University of Tennessee, M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas, and MBA from the University of Houston. She is a graduate of Sugar Land 101, Sugar Land Police Academy, Sugar Land Fire Academy, Sugar Land Airport Acad-
emy, Fort Bend Leadership Forum, Leadership Houston, Leadership Texas, and Leadership America. She was President of the Women’s Energy Network Board of Directors and funds raised for Girls Inc. of Greater Houston, Women Helping Women, and Dress for Success Houston. Carol and Joe have been married for 30 years. She states “I look forward to being the people’s voice for District 4 and enhancing the quality of life we enjoy in Sugar Land.”
SADAR QAISAR IMAM
Qaisar “Q” Imam, Senior Project Manager at IBM has served a multitude of Fortune 500 clients during his career helping them establish strong program governance to realize technological innovation. Prior to IBM, Q served as a project manager with PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) consulting for Public Utility conglomerates all over the United States. Q is active with the boards of the Exchange Club of Fort Bend, the Fort Bend Rainbow Room and was recently named Vice Chair of the Committee for Civilian Engagement for the Association of United States Army. Q has been involved with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and South Asian Chamber of Commerce. As the Volunteers IMAM Chair of the Toys for Tots/Santa’s Exchange, Q has been instrumental in engaging over 1,400 Fort Bend youth to volunteer. He also volunteers with the American Cancer Society and Hope-For-Three raising Autism awareness. Married to Bushra Cheema for 24 years, Q has three children attending University of Houston and FBISD schools. Q attended The College of Wooster in Ohio where he was an Economics major and graduated with the prestigious William Galpin Award for the best graduate. He has served on his alma mater’s Alumni Board.
Looking Ahead to Missouri City on Tues., Nov. 7, 2017
The 2017 General Elections for Missouri City, Texas Will Be Held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Instead of Saturday, May 6, 2017
During the October 17, 2016, Regular City Council meeting for Missouri City, Texas, sitting Council members voted 4-3 to approve a resolution that moved the general elections for Mis-
Yolanda Ford (top left), is the Council member for District A; Don Smith (top right), is the Council member for District B; Anthony Maroulis (bottom left), is the Council member for District C; and Floyd Emery (bottom right), is the Council member for District D will be up for re-election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
souri City, Texas from Saturday, May 6, 2017 to Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The approved resolution adjusts the terms of office for the Mayor and Council members to conform to the November election date as follows: The terms of the Mayor and Councilmember at-large, Positions 1 and 2, which currently expire in May 2018, shall be extended until the November 2018 uniform election date; The terms of the Councilmember, District A; Councilmember, District B; Councilmember, District C; and Councilmember, District D, which currently expire in May 2017, shall be extended until the November 2017 uniform election date. Thereafter, in accordance with Section 6.01 of the City Charter, the mayor and each councilmember shall serve for two-year terms. For additional information or questions regarding the City’s Municipal General Election, please contact Maria Jackson, City Secretary, at 281-403-8500.
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Meet the Honorable Jacquie Baly
Jacquie Baly, President of BalyProjects LLC, has been a leader in the Houston region's business and policy communities for more than two decades. She began her career as a city and regional planner for numerous entities, then served as a gubernatorial appointee on water and wastewater issues and most recently served as an elected official and is currently an appointee of Gov. Greg Abbott on education issues. . Baly founded BalyProjects in 1999 with the objective of providing public affairs, media relations, and public policy services to individuals, institutions, small businesses, government and corporations. Ms. Baly is also a co-host of FOX 26 KRIV's political show, The RoundUp which airs every Sunday morning 6 AM - 8 AM. Baly has been featured on KUHF, KTRH, KTRK and several radio stations discussing politics and policy matters. She also lectured on public policy and urban politics at the University of Houston for over 8 years.
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Jason Burdine Is Endorsed By Business Owner & Political Analyst for Fox 26 Jacquie Baly
JACQUIE BALY: “Jason Burdine has a passion and dedication for education that surpasses many. As the current Vice President of the Board of Trustees he is able to utilize his business and management skills along with his passion to serve the students, teachers and administrators of FBISD very well. It is imperative that we keep Jason Burdine on the Board of Trustees of FBISD. It is with great honor and pleasure I endorse Jason Burdine in his re-election bid.”
Mayor Tom Reid Is Endorsed By Business Owner & Political Analyst for Fox 26 Jacquie Baly
JACQUIE BALY: “Mayor Tom Reid has done an excellent job representing the City of Pearland. His heart and head are in the right place. The residents of Pearland are blessed to have such a dedicated public servant as their leader...Mayor Reid you have my full support and endorsement in your re-election bid. Please let me know how I can help you in this race and in the future.”
Mayor Tom Reid Is Endorsed By Business Owner & Political Analyst for Fox 26 Jacquie Baly
Gary Moore has been an exemplary Councilman for the City of Pearland. He works tirelessly for his constituents and is a dedicated public servant. It is my honor and pleasure to endorse Mayor Pro Tem Gary Moore in his re-election bid.
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