Works on state legislative issues and represents entities with elected and appointed boards, coordinating volunteers, consultants, agency representatives, elected officials, staff. Specialties include utility regulation, infrastructure, healthcare, natural resources.
MARC A. RODRIGUEZ GOVERNMENT RELATIONS CONSULTANT 305 W. 13th St., Austin, Texas 78701 O Ð 512-494-9798, Fax Ð 478-2011, firstname.lastname@example.org Marc A. Rodriguez has worked on state legislative issues for the last seven consecutive state legislative sessions and has a professional history of representing entities with elected and appointed boards. Mr. Rodriguez has coordinated efforts with volunteers, private consultants, representatives of governmental agencies, elected officials and staff. As a professional advocate, Mr. Rodriguez has specific expertise to address public policy issues including utility regulation, infrastructure, healthcare and natural resources. Clients also benefit from his role as a political advisor and strategist. He is presently the owner of a government relations consulting firm. EXPERIENCE Government Relations Consultant - Lloyd, Gosselink, Blevins, Rochelle, Baldwin & Townsend, P.C., Firm expert on legislative process and advocacy including political contributions, served as a lobbyist for various clients of the Firm (1994-June, 2000) Intergovernmental Relations Manager - City of San Antonio, directed development and implementation of federal and state legislative programs, served as City's negotiator on interlocal service agreements (1991-1994). Vice President for Governmental Affairs - Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, responsible for government relations program (1988-1991). Planner - Planning Department, City of San Antonio (1986-1988). Program Manager - Edwards Aquifer Quality Program, Mayor's Committee on Water, Mayor Henry C. Cisneros, Chair. (1988) EDUCATION University of Pennsylvania (B.A., Urban Affairs and Sociology, 1983) University of Texas - LBJ School of Public Affairs (M.P.A., 1985) REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS AND CIVIC INVOLVEMENT Apple Computer, Berry Madden, Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation, Inc., Catholic Health Association of Texas, City of Grapevine, City of San Antonio, City Public Service of San Antonio (CPS), Civil Engineering Consultants (CEC), Eli Lilly and Company, Kelly USA, Liquid Environmental Solutions of Texas (LES), Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, LRP Group Ltd., Oberthur Gaming Technologies, Precision Task Group (PTG) Inc., Responsible Plumbers of Texas, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC), San Antonio Water System (SAWS), Texas Water Quality Association (TWQA), Water Exploration Company (WECO). Board Member and Chair Ð State Issues Committee of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Chair Ð Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Former Board Member Ð United Way of Central Texas, Vice-Chair - Southwest Human Services Corporation, former Commissioner - City of Austin Urban Transportation Commission, guest speaker Ð Austin Community College District, University of Texas.