During our conversation with Council Member Pool, who represents District 7 in north Austin, we'll discuss how City Council works, her priorities for the city, and how Austin’s tech community can best engage on neighborhood and policy issues.
Tuesday, July 25, 5:30-6:30 pm
11801 Domain Blvd on the 3rd Floor
About Council Member Pool: Before becoming the elected representative for District 7, Council Member Pool served in the Travis County Constable’s Office, was Treasurer and member of the Executive Board of Liveable City, and was a co-founder of the Bull Creek Road Coalition, an affiliation of seven neighborhoods and a stakeholder group in the sale and development of state-owned property along Bull Creek Road. In addition to her work for Travis County, Council Member Pool worked at the National Wildlife Federation, the Texas Department of Transportation, and served in the offices of Congressman Lloyd Doggett and the late U.S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen.
Council Member Pool attended graduate school at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in the mid-career master’s degree program, and was a member of Leadership Austin’s class of 1998-1999. She has been a member of a variety of community groups and worked on a wide array of civic issues throughout her more than 35 years in Austin.
Leslie and Will Grover live in the Rosedale neighborhood. Her daughter, Emily, lives in New York City.