Commission application number 343 submitted by Jay Roberson on 09/23/2020

First Name Jay
Middle Name/Initial A
Last Name Roberson
Voter Unique Identification number 1140838227
Ethnicity White
Gender Male
Age 65+
Education Level Post-Graduate Degree
Major Pursued Wildlife Biology
What is your occupation? Retired
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78748
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78748
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? Yes
Spouse/Domestic Partner First Name Rosana
Spouse/Domestic Partner Last Name Roberson
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. Served as Research Program Director for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Wildlife Division for 8 years...proficient in Microsoft Office Excel 7.0, basic statistical analyses and public opinion surveys design and interpretation of results.
Please describe your ability to be impartial. I vote consistent with the issues not the candidate. The major issues for me are public safety, transportation, open spaces and quality of life.
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. Mixed economic, social, cultural and racial diversity are important for quality of life and a healthy city.
Please provide your employment history. See above...have a Master's Degree in Wildlife Biology. Proficient in MS Word and Excel. Have college courses and certified continuing education in computer science, statistics and public opinion surveys.
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Television
Disclaimer Agreement Checked
Disclaimer Signature Jay A Roberson
District District 5
Does this application qualify? Yes