Commission application number 53 submitted by J Welch on 06/07/2020

First Name J
Last Name Welch
Voter Unique Identification number 2151004436
Ethnicity Self-describe
Gender Male
Age 25-34
Education Level Post-Graduate Degree
Major Pursued Mechanical engineering
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78738
What is your occupation? Portfolio controller
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78738
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? Yes
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
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Social media
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. Over the last ten years I've worked as an engineer, scientist, project manager Anne's portfolio controller. Analytics is at the heart of my skillset, from statistical analysis and probability to simulation and data modeling.
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Please describe your ability to be impartial. As an engineer, I've been trained from the start to remove bias from experimentation and testing, treating each individual variable the same while attemptingto quantify and understand the system as a whole.
Disclaimer Signature J Welch
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. The city is an amazing melting pot, where ideas Anne's opinions vary more than anywhere else. I love the vibrant communities and free exchange of ideas experienced daily in Austin.
Please provide your employment history. Portfolio Controller - 1 year * Manage company portfolio of renewable energy projects from development to operation * Regularly analyze individual projects and entire portfolio to assess progress and viability * Lead project managers in developing and delivering operational renewable power plants Quality Manager - 2 years * Audited and reported on the largest biomedical and semiconductor materials manufacturers in the world * Perform failure analysis and statistical modeling on likelyhood of recurrence * Lead product development and design teams to bring new ideas to market Project Engineer - 2 years * Oversee all phases of construction for utility-scale solar power plants across Texas * Administered continuous improvement program for each project, delivering safer, more efficient methods * Introduced and piloted data analytics for the Fortune 200 Largest company, providing hitherto unseen insights into business practices Teaching Assistant - 2 years * Instructed undergraduate engineering students in analytical methods and engineering fundamentals * Designed and implemented new and improved experiments for students,
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Does this application qualify? No