About Becky Bray
Becky Bray, a 4th generation Austinite, is running for Travis County Commissioner Precinct 3, the seat currently held by incumbent Gerald Daugherty who is retiring at the end of 2020.
For the past 25 years, Bray has worked as a professional transportation engineer (PE) and a transportation/land planner (AICP), marrying the transportation needs of our region with appropriate land use and development. Her work throughout Central Texas has given her first-hand experience with both the benefits and challenges that have resulted from Travis County’s unprecedented growth and development.
Bray 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.
Bray was born and raised in Austin. 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. Becky resides in Oak Hill with her husband, Ken Blaker.