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April 23, 2014

Q&A: The race for WISD Place 6

MEET THE CANDIDATES

 

With some contested races in area school board and city council races on the May 10 ballots, the WD will provide a closer look at some of those through a question-and-answer feature with the candidates. Early voting begins April 28. Today we look at the candidates running for Place 6 of the Weatherford ISD school board.

 

Name: Tiffany Branson

Age: 36

Occupation: Attorney

Spouse: John Branson.  John is employed as an investigator at County Attorney John Forrest’s office.  Prior to that, he was employed as the Crime Scene Investigator for the Parker County Sherriff’s Office with Sheriff Larry Fowler.  John enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with family.

Children: Owen, Age 11—5th Grader at Austin Elementary.  Owen enjoys sports,  reading and spending time with friends.  He is in the Quest program at Austin Elementary.  He plays football, basketball and baseball and also participates in gymnastics at Maverick.  

Carly, Age 5 -- Carly will be attending kindergarten at Austin in the fall of 2014.  She is currently at the Schoolhouse working to get ready for kindergarten.  Carly enjoys cheerleading, gymnastics, and reading.  She cheers for Owen’s football team and also participates in gymnastics at Maverick.  

 

Educational Background

BBA in Finance from University of North Texas in 2000 and J.D. from Southern Methodist University in 2003.

Professional Affiliations/Memberships:

C.O.O. of The Law Office of Tiffany N. Branson, P.C.

Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas since 2003.

Admitted to practice law in the United States Federal District Court in the Northern District of Texas.

Member of the Texas Bar Association.

Mediator.

Member of Parker County Bar Association.

Past president and vice-president of the Parker County Bar Association.

Member of Texas Lawyers for Children.

Member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas.

Serve as vice president/secretary for Parker County Collaborative Law Group.

Teach the Business Law course at Weatherford College.

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