Advocacy/Government Relations 

ADVOCACY | GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE. Monitors issues relevant to the real estate finance industry and develops a proactive public affairs plan for TMBA, including increased member involvement in issues at both state and national levels when appropriate. Sub-committees provide guidance specific to the area they monitor that supports the association’s public affairs program and advocacy of the industry.

Committee Members

Amy J. Coke, AMP
EquityShare Alliance, LLC
Washington, DC
Ruth Ruhl
Dallas, TX
Claire M. Barber
Barber Law, PLLC
Houston, TX
Ryan Black
Black, Mann and Graham, LLP
Houston, TX
Doug B. Foster
Polunsky Beitel Green, LLP
Lockhart, TX
Sophia Garris
Firstline Compliance, LLC
Flower Mound, TX
Troy W. Garris
Garris Horn LLP
Dallas, TX
Pamela Jenkins
Primis Mortgage
Round Rock, TX

Karen Klemcke
DHI Mortgage, Ltd.
Austin, TX
Cissy Larkin
Houston, TX
Stacey Maisano, CMB, AMP, CML
Polunsky Beitel Green, LLP
Houston, TX
Haley Merritt
First Horizon Bank
Alexandria, VA
Mark A. Raskin
Dallas, TX
Thomas F. Vetters, III
Robertson Anschutz Vetters, LLC
Austin, TX