Session topics and times are subject to change without notice.

Wednesday, February 2

Noon–4:30 p.m.

Registration and Information

1:30–3:00 p.m.


Martha Castex-Tatum, TML President, and Vice Mayor Pro Tem, City of Houston; Lori Ward, TAMCC President, TML Board Director, and Councilmember, Town of Addison; and Joe Zimmerman, Mayor, City of Sugar Land, and TML Region 14 President

Scenic City Certification Program: Recognition of 2021 Certified Cities
Kendra Ralston, Program Coordinator,  Scenic Texas


Opening Session

Leadership Through Effective Governance
Jesse Ancira Jr. is a long-time Texas government insider – he’s had one foot in the Texas statehouse as chief of staff to former House Speaker Joe Straus, another in city hall as a mayor of Taylor, and now heads up Ancira Strategic Partners, a full-service political strategy firm representing clients in all areas of public policy. In this opening session, Jesse will share insights from his decades of experience in various state leadership positions, and ignite your passion for public service.

Jesse Ancira Jr., Founder and Principal, Ancira Strategies

3:00–3:30 p.m.

Networking Refreshment Break

3:30–5:00 p.m.

TAMCC Business Meeting and Texas Municipal League Institute (TMLI) Recognition

All conference registrants are encouraged to attend the business meeting and awards presentation.

Texas Municipal League Institute (TMLI) – Award Recipient Photo Op

Please stay for group photos after the ceremony.