Commission application number 271 submitted by Kristin Sprague on 08/11/2020

First Name Kristin
Middle Name/Initial Holter
Last Name Sprague
Voter Unique Identification number 1143288202
Ethnicity White
Gender Female
Age 65+
Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Major Pursued Elementary Education
What is your occupation? Retired from Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78704
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78704
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? Yes
Spouse/Domestic Partner First Name Mark
Spouse/Domestic Partner Middle Name/Initial B
Spouse/Domestic Partner Last Name Sprague
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. I took college coursework toward a CPA, but did not complete the process. For fifteen years, I processed Fuels Tax returns at the Texas Comptrollers of Public Accounts. I am organized and detailed oriented.
Please describe your ability to be impartial. I work for win-win solutions. I want each individual to be afforded an environment for success. I hope to listen and learn from my neighbors.
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. I have grown up with Austin and lived in numerous sections of the city. Having graduated from the old Austin High School on Rio Grande Street, I was accustomed to a diverse downtown community from a young age. I appreciate what the variety of cultures have to bring to our city.
Please provide your employment history. I am a hard worker who has both an analytical mind and a heart. -taught fifth grade in the Round Rock Schools for four years -supervised the Seller Training Program at The Texas Alcoholism Beverage Commission for nine years -was an examiner and supervisor for the Fuels Tax Section of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts for fifteen years. My skills were used to examine training and tax returns, as well as, manage students and personnel.
Please provide any other information you wish to be considered during the selection of the most qualified applicants for the Commission. I have lived in Austin for sixty-four years, and it’s about time I give back to this beautiful city.
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Newspaper
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Disclaimer Signature Kristin Holter Sprague
District District 5
Does this application qualify? Yes