Commission application number 330 submitted by David Nelson on 09/11/2020

First Name David
Middle Name/Initial R
Last Name Nelson
Voter Unique Identification number 1140411837
Ethnicity White
Gender Male
Age 65+
Education Level Post-Graduate Degree
Major Pursued Dentistry
What is your occupation? Orthodontist
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78746
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78746
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? Yes
Spouse/Domestic Partner First Name Brenda
Spouse/Domestic Partner Middle Name/Initial D
Spouse/Domestic Partner Last Name Nelson
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 spent 35 years as an orthodontist. Analysis was a daily part of my job.
Please describe your ability to be impartial. I do not register or consider my self to be a Democrat or Republican. I am ex-US Army I served in Vietnam
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. I moved to Austin in 1984 because of the diversity. I work for Austin Pets Alive and the Central Texas Food Bank. My primary donations are to the Salvation Army. I do not allow plastic bags for my purchases.
Please provide your employment history. 4 years US Army as a helicopter pilot. Following the Army I spent 10 years in College, dental school and orthodontic residency. I retired in 2018.
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Newspaper
Disclaimer Agreement Checked
Disclaimer Signature David R Nelson
District District 10
Does this application qualify? Yes