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Senator Carol Alvarado

Senator District 6
The Texas Senate

Scott Braddock

Editor
The Quorum Report

The Honorable Andy Brown

Judge
Office of Travis County

Colette Pierce Burnette

President and Chief Executive Officer
Huston-Tillotson University

Grace Chimene

President
League of Women Voters

Lisa Craven

Chief of Staff
Comptroller of Public Accounts

Senator Sarah Eckhardt

Senator District 14
The Texas Senate

Dr. Larry Faulkner

2019 Shirley Bird Perry Longhorn Citizenship Honoree
President Emeritus
The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Jim Henson

Executive Director of Texas Politics Project
The University of Texas at Austin

Representative Gina Hinojosa

Representative District 49
Texas House of Representatives

Debbie Hoitt

General Manager
KUT Public Media

Representative Donna Howard

Representative District 48
Texas House of Representatives

Representative Todd Hunter

Representative District 32
Texas House of Representatives

Admiral Bob Inman

2020 Shirley Bird Perry Longhorn Citizenship Honoree
Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy Emeritus Professor
University of Texas At Austin

Representative Celia Israel

Representative District 50
Texas House of Representatives

Senator Nathan Johnson

Senator District 16
The Texas Senate

Nelson Linder

President
Austin Chapter NAACP

Commissioner Emily Lindley

Commissioner
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Dr. Art Markman

Vice Provost for Continuing and Professional Education and New Education Ventures
The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Jason McLellan

2021 Shirley Bird Perry Longhorn Citizenship Honoree
The Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry
University of Texas At Austin

Stacey Napier

Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations
The University of Texas System

Ross Ramsey

Executive Editor & Co-Founder
The Texas Tribune

Representative Chris Turner

Representative District 101
Texas House of Representatives

Representative John Turner

Representative District 114
Texas House of Representatives

The Honorable Kirk Watson

Former State Senator

Dr. Paul Stekler

Wofford Denius Chair in Entertainment Studies
The University of Texas at Austin

Representative Erin Zwiener

Representative District 45
Texas House of Representatives