Texas Cable Association builds governmental relations staff

| January 25, 2017 | |

The Texas Cable Association is pleased to announce it has a new governmental relations team in place as the 85th legislative session gets underway.

Velma Cruz, an experienced telecommunications public policy lawyer, has joined TCA as vice president and general counsel. Cruz joined TCA after 11 years as the government affairs manager for Sprint Corporation, where she represented Sprint’s state legislative interests in 14 states and territories during her tenure. Learn more about Velma Cruz.

Longtime Texas Capitol staffer Ryan Weiseman will serve as TCA’s legislative director. Weiseman comes to TCA with 10 years experience at the Texas Legislature. Most recently, he was a budget analyst for the Senate Committee on Finance. Learn more about Ryan Weiseman.

If either Velma or Ryan can be of assistance, do not hesitate to contact TCA at (512) 474-2082.

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