Affiliate Programs

Affiliate Programs

All events will be held at the Henry B. González Convention Center unless otherwise noted. Sessions, times, and speakers are subject to change. You may contact your affiliate president with questions.

Association of Hispanic Municipal Officials (AHMO)

Wednesday, October 9

7:00 p.m. 

Entertainment: Little Joe Y la Familia
Location: Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX  78205

Thursday, October 10

3:30 p.m. 

Business Meeting     
Location: Meeting Room 221 B, Concourse/200s Level 


Texas Association of Black City Councilmembers (TABCCM)

Tuesday, October 8

1:00 p.m.

Shotgun Start                     
T.J. Patterson Sr. Golf Tournament
Location: Hyatt Hill Country Golf Club
9800 Hyatt Resort Drive
San Antonio, TX  78251

Wednesday, October 9

12:30-2:30 p.m.

President’s Luncheon
Location: St. Phillip’s College Bowden Alumni Center
1801 Martin Luther King Drive
San Antonio, TX  78203

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Location: Bohanan’s
219 East Houston Street

Thursday, October 10

2:00-5:00 p.m.           

Annual Meeting and Workshop
Location: Meeting Room 221 D, Concourse/200s Level


Texas Association of Mayors, Councilmembers and Commissioners (TAMCC)

Wednesday, October 9

4:45 p.m.

Business Meeting and Election 
Location: Meeting Room 302 A, Ballroom/300s Level                    


Texas Association of Municipal Health Officials (TAMHO)

Thursday, October 10

Location: Meeting Room 221 A, Concourse/200s Level

9:15-10:15 a.m.

Public Health as an Emergency Management Issue
Speaker: Mistie Gardener, Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Richardson

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion: 2019 Legislature’s Impact on Municipal Health and Code Department
Speakers: Bill Alsup, Director of Health, City of Richardson; Steve Killen, Director of Code Compliance, City of Garland; and Tony Gray, Director of Health, City of Baytown

11:30 a.m.-Noon

Board Meeting


Texas Chapter of American Public Works Association (Texas Chapter of APWA)

Thursday, October 10

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  

Board Meeting
Location: Meeting Room 301 C, Ballroom/300s Level


Texas City Attorneys Association (TCAA)

Attendees of the entire session can earn five hours of MCLE credit (including one hour of ethics).

Thursday, October 10

Location: Meeting Room 225 A-D, Concourse/200s Level

8:00-9:00 a.m.


9:00-9:15 a.m.                 

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker: TCAA President, Sylvia Borunda Firth

9:15-9:45 a.m. 

Handling the “Teflon” Employee
Speaker: Regina Y. Moss, Assistant City Attorney, City of Tyler (.5 hr)

9:45-10:15 a.m.               

Update on Contracts Immunity
Speakers: Dan Richards and Daniel Riegel, Richards Rodriguez & Skeith LLP, Austin (.5 hr)

10:30-11:00 a.m.            

We Can’t Regulate That?: Limitations on Municipal Land Use Regulation in Texas
Speaker: Terry S. Welch, Brown & Hofmeister, L.L.P., Richardson (.5 hr)

11:00-11:30 a.m.            

The Racial and Gender Equity Assessment Process
Speakers: Anne Morgan, City Attorney, City of Austin and Brion Oaks, Chief Equity Officer, City of Austin (.5 hr)

11:30 a.m.-Noon       

Game Room Regulation: A Success Story
Speaker: Thomas A. Gwosdz, City Attorney, City of Victoria (.5 hr)

Noon-1:55 p.m.

TML Attendee Luncheon and Presentation (separate ticketed event) or Lunch on Your Own

2:00-2:15 p.m.  

Business Meeting:  Election of TCAA Officers and Passing of the Gavel

2:15-2:45 p.m.  

Update on Drug Testing and Trends
Speaker: Clarissa Rodriguez, Denton, Navarro, Rocha, Bernal, & Zech, P.C., San Antonio (.5 hr)

2:45-3:15 p.m.                 

Recent Federal Cases of Interest to Cities
Speaker: Randy Montgomery, D. Randall Montgomery and Associates, Dallas (.5 hr)

3:30-4:00 p.m. 

Implementing an Effective Right-of-Way Acquisition and Land Development Program
Speaker: Kayla Landeros, Naman Howell Smith & Lee, PLLC, Waco (.5 hr)

4:00-5:00 p.m.  

Ethics Considerations for City Officials
Speaker: Stefanie Albright, Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. (1 hr ethics)


Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA)

Thursday, October 10

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Membership Meeting
Location: Meeting Room 301 C, Ballroom/300s Level


Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS)

Wednesday, October 9

8:15-10:15 a.m.

Board Meeting
Location: Meeting Room 301 B, Ballroom/300s Level

5:15-7:00 p.m.

Location: La Villita Cos House (418 Villita Street, San Antonio, 78205)

Thursday, October 10

Location: Meeting Room 301 B, Ballroom/300s Level

8:15-10:15 a.m.

Parklets, Placemaking, and Other P’s: What is the Park System?
Speaker: Jamie Rae Walker, Ph.D, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

10:30-11:45 a.m.                      

Case Study on Georgetown’s Garey Park
Speaker: Kimberly Garrett, CPRP, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of Georgetown

2:00-3:15 p.m.                      

Your Team Is Not as Messed up as You Think: Lessons from the Titans
Speaker: Jason Mangum, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of Missouri City