Commission application number 230 submitted by Faith Chamas on 07/28/2020

First Name Faith
Last Name Chamas
Voter Unique Identification number 2161870274
Ethnicity Black or African American
Gender Female
Age 25-34
Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Major Pursued Mechanical Engineering
What is your occupation? Engineering
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78701
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78701
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? No
Have you voted in 3 of the last 5 City of Austin general elections (or corresponding runoff if applicable)? No
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. I poses analytical skills from formal training through obtaining a Mechanical Engineering Degree and by having a natural ability able to adequately assess information and/or data and formulate a calculated conclusion or solution.
Please describe your ability to be impartial. I am conscious and aware of my biases and ensure they do not interfere with my ability to complete the required exercises / task.
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. I am a newer resident to Austin but i am looking to make this my home for a very long time. I would be humbled to be given the opportunity to participate in redistricting our city. As a woman of color with diverse background, i believe i would bring a different perspective to the committee.
Please provide your employment history. 2010 - 2013: Mechanical Engineer, Minnesota 2013- 2017: Sr. R&D Engineer, Arizona 2017-2019: R&D Project Manager, Arizona 2019-2020: Sr, Staff Project Manager, Texas
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Television, Social media
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Disclaimer Signature Faith Chamas
District District 9
Does this application qualify? No