VOTE BECKY BRAY

Professional Engineer and Land Planner for Travis County Commissioner Pct 3

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"Travis County is facing challenges like never before. Whether you are talking about Covid-19, jobs and the economy, traffic, land development, homelessness, infrastructure, flooding, water and air quality, or the host of other issues that demand our attention, we need experienced, qualified leaders in office pro-actively seeking solutions to these very real problems that threaten our quality of life."

- Becky Bray

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"Travis County is facing challenges like never before. Whether you are talking about Covid-19, jobs and the economy, traffic, land development, homelessness, infrastructure, flooding, water and air quality, or the host of other issues that demand our attention, we need experienced, qualified leaders in office pro-actively seeking solutions to these very real problems that threaten our quality of life."

Becky Bray

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Becky Bray Plans to Run for Open Travis County Commissioner Precinct 3 Seat: Professional Engineer and Land Planner Kicks Off Her Campaign Today Becky Bray, a 4th generation Austinite, has announced her plans to seek the Republican nomination for Travis County Commissioner Precinct 3 in the March 2020 GOP Primary. The seat is currently held by incumbent Gerald Daugherty, who yesterday announced that he would not to run for re-election. Precinct 3 covers much of western Travis County. Bray said her experience as a professional transportation engineer (PE) and a transportation/land planner (AICP), as well as her work throughout the Central Texas community have shown her, first hand, both the benefits and challenges that have resulted from Travis County’s unprecedented growth and development. “For 25 years, my job and my passion has been in the marrying of transportation needs with appropriate land use and development,” said Bray. “It feels like, in many ways, that my entire career has been on-the-job-training to prepare me for this moment. Austin and Travis County are facing challenges like never before. Whether you are talking about traffic, land development, homelessness, infrastructure, flooding, water and air quality, or the host of other issues that demand our attention, we need experienced, qualified leaders in office pro-actively seeking solutions to these very real problems that threaten our quality of life.” While launching her candidacy, Bray also announced the support and endorsement of Daugherty, along with a series of other civic and community leaders. Daugherty, considered Travis County’s leading advocate for better roads and transportation, said he believes Bray will be strong voice for the needs of his constituents in Precinct 3. Daugherty said, “I’ve known Becky for a lot of years, and I can tell you without reservation that she’s the sort of person I want representing me at the courthouse when I hang ‘em up. She cares about the things that matter to most people in this community, like traffic and affordability, and she’s got the background to step in on Day 1 and be an effective leader on those issues.” In addition to Daugherty, Former Austin Mayor Lee Cooke, Former State Rep. Paul Workman, Jan Lehman, Gary Farmer, Ray Wilkerson, Alan Geistman, Paul Linehan, Nikelle Meade, Carol and Tom Martine, Judy and Terry Bray, Aan Coleman, Lorri Michelle, Gail Whitfield, and Cis Myers also announced their support of Bray’s candidacy today. Bray was born and raised in Austin and has been actively engaged professionally and civically throughout her life. She graduated from St. Andrews, O’Henry, and Austin High (1988), and then went on to earn her B.S. in Civil Engineering (1993) and a Master of Science (1995) at Texas A&M University. She is considered a transportation expert who has continually worked to foster a collaborative approach to our region’s population growth and infrastructure needs. This includes service on the Board of Directors and Transportation Committee of the Real Estate Council of Austin, the Capital Area Transportation Coalition, and the Institute of Transportation Engineers. She has continually strived to be civically engaged in the community through Leadership Austin, Austin Area Research Organization’s McBee Fellow, and as an Austin Under Forty Finalist. Community service has also been important to Bray. She has been actively engaged in nonprofit community needs by serving on boards and holding various leadership positions in the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas, The Settlement Club, Animal Trustees of Austin, The Junior League of Austin, the Susan Komen Foundation, and SafePlace Austin. She’s also been a volunteer with Austin Pets Alive! and the Austin Humane Society. To find out more about Becky Bray, visit her website at www.VoteBeckyBray.com.