Medium: Painting, Sculpture

Style: Western


Education and Academic Honors:
Graduate of Quanah Public Schools, Quanah, Texas — 1954.
Freshman letterman on North Texas State College debate team — 1954–55
President of Theta Chi National Social Fraternity – NTSU — 1956–57
Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities – 1956–57
President of Student Body – NTSU — 1957–58
Recipient of Colley Memorial Trophy, as the outstanding undergraduate
member of Theta Chi in nation — 1958.
Member of Blue Key, Phi Eta Sigma, and Alpha Chi National Honor Societies.
B.A. degree in Government – NTSU — 1958.

Administrative Intern — City of Lubbock, Texas — 1958–59.
City Manager — Texas Cities of Rosebud, Donna, Monahans and Hurst — 1959–68.
Private Business — Associate, Consulting Engineering Firm, Realtor and Land
Developer — 1968–70.
Executive Director — East Texas Council of Governments — 1970–80.
Member — State of Texas Rural Development Commission — 1973
City Manager — City of Martinsville, Virginia — 1980–85.
Executive Director — Republican Party of Virginia — 1985–86.
Campaign Manager — Ratliff for Texas State Senate — 1988, 1992 and 1994.
Executive Director — Sulphur River Basin Authority — 1991.
Consultant for International Executive Service Corps with projects in
Bulgaria (1993) and Romania (1994.
Director of Transition — Office of Lt. Governor Bill Ratliff — January, 2001.
Home Rule Charter Consultant — Various Texas Cities — 1998 to Present.

Civic Honors:
Named Outstanding Young Man in Community by Hurst Jaycees — 1965.
Recipient of Annual Preservation Award by Historic Tyler, Inc. — 2005

Current Memberships:
Texas City Management Association.

Wife, Bonny, and daughters, Amy Rice and Cassie Edmonds.

Hobbies and Other Interests:
Travel, Art, Radio Controlled Model Airplanes.


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