Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution

Building Collaboration

2000 Public Policy Fellows

Members of the 2000 Fellows Class

Ed G. Archuleta, P.E., General Manager, El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board, El Paso

Patrick J. Bresette, Texas Executive Director, Children's Defense Fund; Former Associate Director, Center for Public Policy Priorities, Austin

Sharon Carter, Former Associate Commissioner for External Relations, Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Austin

Garnet Coleman
, Representative, Texas House of Representatives, Houston

Don A. Gilbert, Former Commissioner, Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Austin

Billy C. Hamilton, Deputy Comptroller of Public Accounts, State of Texas, Austin

Mike Heiligenstein, Executive Director, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, Austin

Shanna Igo, Deputy Executive Director, Legislative Services. Texas Municipal League, Austin

Leslie Lemon, Former Special Assistant for Budget, Speaker's Office, Texas House of Representatives, Austin

Steve Manning, Vice President, Central Texas Cattlemen's Association, Gatesville

Barry R. McBee, Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, The University of Texas System, Austin

Lisa McGiffert, Senior Policy Analyst, Health Issues, Consumer's Union, Austin

Jim McReynolds, Former Representative, Texas House of Representatives, Lufkin

Susan L. Moore, Corporate Vice President, Public Affairs, AMD, Austin

Michael D. Morrison, Professor, Baylor School of Law; Former Mayor, City of Waco

Elliott Naishtat
, Representative, Texas House of Representatives, Austin

Jim Nelson, Former Commissioner of Education, Texas Education Agency, Austin

Duncan Norton, Attorney, Lloyd Gosselink Blevins Rochelle & Town; Former General Counsel, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Austin

Juan Patlan, Executive Director, Latino Economic Development Corporation, Washington, D.C.; Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, San Antonio Water System, San Antonio

Craig D. Pedersen
, Vice President of Water Resources for Texas, URS Corporation; Former Executive Administrator, Texas Water Development Board, Austin

Brett A. Perlman, President, Vector Advisors, Houston; Former Commissioner, Public Utilities Commission, Austin

Dr. Howard T. Prince II, Director/Visiting Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Austin; Former Professor and Head of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York

Margaret Spellings, Former U.S. Secretary of Education; Former Assistant to President George W. Bush for Domestic Policy, Washington, D.C.

Shelia Bailey Taylor, Former Chief Administrative Law Judge, State Office of Administrative Hearings, Austin

Susan Weems Wendel, Vice President, Wendel Ranches, Inc.; Former President/CEO, Greater Bastrop Chamber of Commerce, Bastrop

Jeff Wentworth, Senator, Texas Senate, San Antonio