Jay K. Aiyer, Aiyer Law Firm; Asst Prof. Public Policy, Jordan-Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University
Nancy Sims, Sr VP, Pierpont Communications, Inc; Adj. Prof. Political Science at University of Houston
Paul Bettencourt, Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC
Houston City Council At-Large Position 5 incumbent, Jolanda Jones, faces three challengers: Jack Christie, Laurie Robinson and Bob Ryan.
Gary Polland and David Jones explore the City Issues and the Candidates with Jay K. Aiyer, Nancy Sims, and Paul Bettencourt. Jay K. Aiyer currently manages his own law and consulting firm, The Aiyer Law Firm, specializing in immigration law and education policy. Jay previously worked in the public sector, for Senator Rodney Ellis and Chief of Staff to Mayor Lee P. Brown. Aiyer is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Jordan-Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University and is the Assistant Director of the Barbara Jordan Institute, a Policy Research Center specializing in urban public policy. Nancy Sims is Senior Vice President with Pierpont Communications, Inc. Prior to joining Pierpont, Nancy owned Quantum Consults and advised many of Texas’ leading political figures. Nancy is also an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston. Paul Bettencourt, former Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector, is with Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC.
RELATED VIDEO: Houston City Council Debate - At-Large Position 5
Gary Polland and David Jones, reflect on the Candidates running for Houston City Council At-Large Position 5 in which the incumbent, Jolanda Jones, faces three challengers: Jack Christie, Laurie Robinson and Bob Ryan.
Candidates for At-Large Position 5 Houston City Council:
Jack Christie ; audio interview with Jack Christie
Jolanda Jones ; www.houstontx.gov/council/5 ; audio interview with Jolanda Jones
Laurie Robinson ; audio interview with Laurie Robinson