Commission application number 164 submitted by Albert Marino on 06/25/2020

First Name Albert
Middle Name/Initial Bernard
Last Name Marino
Voter Unique Identification number 1201852015
Ethnicity White
Gender Male
Age 35-44
Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Major Pursued Sociology
What is your occupation? Teacher
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78745
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78745
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? No
Are you applying to be the student member of the commission? No
Have you been continuously registered to vote in the City of Austin for the last five years? Yes
Have you voted in 3 of the last 5 City of Austin general elections (or corresponding runoff if applicable)? Yes
Been appointed to a state or city office? No
Been elected to a state or city office? No
Been a candidate for a state or city office? No
Served as an officer, employee, or paid consultant of a political party? No
Served as an officer, employee, or paid consultant of the campaign committee of a candidate for elective state, county, or city office? No
Been a registered state or local lobbyist? No
A paid employee of the City of Austin? No
A person performing paid services under a professional services contract with the City of Austin? No
A person performing paid services under a professional or personal services contract to the City Council of the City of Austin or to any individual member of the City Council of the City of Austin? No
A controlling person of a person performing paid services under a professional or personal services contract to any member of the City Council of the City of Austin? No
Contribute or bundle one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more in aggregate to candidates for City of Austin elective office? No
Please describe your relevant analytical skills. In college, I studied sociology, including research methods, statistics, and have a basic understanding of the redistricting process. In addition, I teach AP stats, understand how to analyze quantitative and qualitative data.
Please describe your ability to be impartial. As a teacher I practice being impartial daily. The job really is much like being a judge! I am only interested in drawing the most fair and impartial lines possible.
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. I've lived in Austin since 1994. I've lived in multiple parts of the city. At my school, we bus from all over the city so I interact with people from all communities and culturally and I'm well versed.
Please provide your employment history. I've been a teacher for the last seven years both in East and South-Central Austin. I interact daily with teenagers and parents from all over the city. I understand the culture and character of Austin and am committed to serving it justly.
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Newspaper
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Disclaimer Signature Albert Bernard Marino
District District 5
Does this application qualify? Yes