Commission application number 235 submitted by Colleen Tabolt on 07/30/2020

First Name Colleen
Last Name Tabolt
Suffix Ms
Voter Unique Identification number 1176219802
Ethnicity White
Gender Female
Age 35-44
Education Level Some College
Major Pursued Social Work
What is your occupation? Property manager
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78702
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78702
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? Yes
Spouse/Domestic Partner First Name James
Spouse/Domestic Partner Last Name Hickcox
Are you applying to be the student member of the commission? Yes
Are you a student enrolled in a community college or university in the City of Austin? 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. I am a social work student who is minoring in Government. I am highly interested in local government, including the issues around gerrymandering.
Please describe your ability to be impartial. I am a libertarian, so I am not a member of the Republican or Democrat party. I am interested in the power of the people, not the power of the political parties.
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. Austin has historically had a diverse background, strife with racism and voter suppression. I appreciate the voices from all of our citizens.
Please provide your employment history. I am a supplimental instructor for Austin Community Colleges government department. I am a voracious reader and am very interested in all levels of government.
Please provide any other information you wish to be considered during the selection of the most qualified applicants for the Commission. I am a 38 year old first generation college student. I am incredibly interested in government, especially local government. Gerrymandering/ redistricting is often a topic of conversation between my professors and I, as well as students I mentor. I would love to be considered as a part of this commission.
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Other (please describe)
How did you hear "Other" option detail my government professor suggested I apply.
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Disclaimer Signature Colleen Tabolt
District District 3
Does this application qualify? Yes