TTIA Leadership Program Webinar
"Make an Impact on Elected Officials"
Featuring Bonnie Bruce, Chief of Staff, Representative Burt Solomons
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Join us as we hear from Bonnie Bruce, Chief of State for State Representative Burt Solomons on best practices for Making an Impact on your Elected Officials. Ms. Bruce will help us navigate the halls of the State Capitol for the greatest impact this upcoming Legislative Session.
About Bonnie Bruce:
Bonnie Bruce, who has worked at
the Texas Legislature since 1999, specializes in workers’ compensation
insurance policy, redistricting, and parliamentary procedure. She currently
serves as the Chief of Staff for Representative Burt R. Solomons, whom she has
worked for since 2001. In this capacity she has assisted the development and
passage of major legislation to overhaul laws on homeowners' associations,
mechanics liens, and workers' compensation, including H.B. 7 which abolished
the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission and transferred its duties to the
Texas Department of Insurance.
During the 82nd Legislative
Session, Ms. Bruce also served as the Committee Clerk to the House Committee on
Redistricting which was chaired by Representative Solomons. She assisted in
drafting and negotiating the legislation for the Texas Congressional, State
Board of Education, and State Senate and House districts; all four of which were
passed by the Texas Legislature for the first time in 20 years.
Prior to her term in Representative
Solomons’ office she was the Committee Clerk for the House Committee on Business
& Industry under the direction of Representative Kim Brimer. As Committee
Clerk, Ms. Bruce drafted and mediated HB 2600 which was also a workers’
compensation reform bill, as well as assisted with the Texas No-Call List
Ms. Bruce frequently teaches
parliamentary procedure and lessons on the House Rules to new House staff. She
lives in Round Rock, Texas
with her husband and twin daughters.