Commission application number 283 submitted by Stephanie Gatica on 08/13/2020

First Name Stephanie
Middle Name/Initial M
Last Name Gatica
Voter Unique Identification number 1140997809
Ethnicity Hispanic or Latino
Gender Female
Age 35-44
Education Level Associate's Degree
Major Pursued Criminal Justice
What is your occupation? Logistic Scheduler and Parent Liaison
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78758
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78758
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? Yes
Spouse/Domestic Partner First Name Samuel
Spouse/Domestic Partner Last Name Gatica
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 have volunteered in many non profits with in Austin, Safe, Latinitas, AISD and Manor Isd
Please describe your ability to be impartial. As a Parent Liaison I have had to be a voice for my parents and a voice for the campus that I represent. Holding each party accountable for actions and sometimes reactions. I know how to walk a like of professionalism with all parties that I have the honor of working with. As a mom I always have to fair and impartial.
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. Being a native Austinite I have seen the city grow, although I appreciate the acknowledgment of the Latino and African American culture I just would like to preserve the culture and I want to help keep it in Austin, this beautiful mix of people is what makes Austin a place for everyone.
Please provide your employment history. I have worked as a Parent Liaison at Martin Middle School (East Austin) for 10 years, I have worked in the South Austin Community as Student Services Coordinator for College age students ( Southern Careers Institute) , I have worked in North Austin as a Job Placement Coordinator for College Age Students ( The College of Health Care Professions) I have worked in Manor as a Community/Parent Liaison and now I work for Amazon in the Corporate Office along with working with Del Valle Middle School as a Community Liaison. I am well versed in the City.
Please provide any other information you wish to be considered during the selection of the most qualified applicants for the Commission. I am well versed in the City and the changes we have had. I represent a great generation who have grown up here , whose kids are now going to be leading the city. I love this city and want to be able to help with the growth , both good and bad
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Social media
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Disclaimer Signature Stephanie Gatica
District District 4
Does this application qualify? Yes