Commission application number 302 submitted by Isha Kaur on 08/26/2020

First Name Isha
Last Name Kaur
Voter Unique Identification number 1218075925
Ethnicity American Indian or Alaska Native
Gender Female
Age 25-34
Education Level Post-Graduate Degree
Major Pursued Master of Business Administration, Marketing
What is your occupation? Digital & Partner Marketing Manager
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78741
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78741
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? Yes
Spouse/Domestic Partner First Name Princepal
Spouse/Domestic Partner Last Name Dhillon
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 my day job I am in charge of our monthly and quarterly reporting metrics that eventually get presented to the senior leadership team and the board of advisors. I have an innate ability to find patterns in data, figure out areas that need improvement and make sure they are presented clearly and in a way that it is relevant for the audience at large.
Please describe your ability to be impartial. This is my first time applying for any sort of position through City of Austin. Thus, I have no prior relationship or connection to the city that could make me impartial in my work.
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. I've been living in Austin for over 5 years now and have lived in multiple pockets of the city. I've lived in downtown, north Austin, east Austin & now riverside. Each area of Austin is unique and flourishing with culture and I absolutely love that about this city.
Please provide your employment history. I think my experience as a marketing executive makes me a great candidate for this commission. I have a lot of skills in being analytical, creating presentations and press releases, being able to talk to people and have great overall spoken and written communication skill.
Please provide any other information you wish to be considered during the selection of the most qualified applicants for the Commission. From the report that I can see so far, there are no other people in my ethnicity that have applied. Given that I think I can bring an interesting viewpoint to the commission.
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Social media
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Disclaimer Signature Isha Kaur
District District 9
Does this application qualify? Yes