TCTA once again ranked highest among the Texas teacher groups in the Capitol Inside Texas Lobby Power Rankings. Capitol Inside — one of the most well-regarded sources of news and information about Texas politics and government — first issued its lobby power rankings in 2003 and now does so every two years. The 2015 ranking is the sixth time TCTA has been the highest ranked teacher group.


TCTA’s lobby team includes (left to right):

  • Paige Williams, staff attorney/governmental relations
  • Ann Fickel, associate executive director
  • Lonnie Hollingsworth, Jr., general counsel
  • Jeri Stone, executive director/general counsel
  • Lindsay Gustafson, contract lobbyist/attorney
  • Holly Eaton, director of professional development and advocacy