Williamson County Commissioners name 2020 Census committee members

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Commissioners named 13 members of the Williamson County Complete County Committee for the 2020 Census on Sept. 24.

The court agreed Sept. 10 to establish the committee, which will be responsible for creating awareness about the census and encouraging people to complete it.

Each court member appointed three committee members, with County Judge Bill Gravell appointing the chair.

Committee members will also have the ability to bring in additional people to work on subcommittees geared toward specific subsets of people, such as faith organizations, civic organizations and homeowners associations.

The U.S. Census is a questionnaire to be taken by every person living in the country every 10 years. The results determine federal dollars counties will receive and the number of representatives apportioned in the U.S. House of Representatives for the state of Texas.

Committee members:

  • Bhavani Madisetti-Vemireddy—appointed by Precinct 1 Commissioner Terry Cook
  • Aurora Sanchez-—appointed by Precinct 1 Commissioner Terry Cook
  • Audrey Amos-McGehee—appointed by Precinct 1 Commissioner Terry Cook
  • Bill Chapman—appointed by Precinct 2 Commissioner Cynthia Long
  • Gerald —appointed by Precinct 2 Commissioner Cynthia Long
  • Beckye Estill—appointed by Precinct 2 Commissioner Cynthia Long
  • JJ Parker—appointed by Precinct 3 Commissioner Valerie Covey
  • Paula Dawning—appointed by Precinct 3 Commissioner Valerie Covey
  • Ben Daniel—appointed by Precinct 3 Commissioner Valerie Covey
  • Bobby Seiferman—appointed by Precinct 4 Commissioner Russ Boles
  • Jose Orta—appointed by Precinct 4 Commissioner Russ Boles
  • Chair Marissa Austin—appointed by County Judge Bill Gravell

Commissioner Boles still had one member to name at time of publication.

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Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.
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