Speakers Bureau

Below is the list of available City of Buda speakers along with their bios and their respective areas of knowledge and/or expertise. Below the list of speakers is a Speakers Request Form to fill out for requesting a speaker.


Micah Grau-headshotMicah Grau
City Manager

Alicia Ramirez-headshot-2Alicia Ramirez
City Clerk

Bo Kidd-headshot-3Bo Kidd
Chief of Police

Melissa McCollum-headshotMelissa McCollum
Director of Planning

L Smith05 USE THIS2LaMarriol Smith
Director of Communications

Blake Neffendorf-headshot-2Blake Neffendorf
Director of Public Works

Alfred Erdman-headshotAlfred “Freddy” Erdman
Program Lead for Community Affairs Division, BPD

Speaker Request Form

  1. Speakers Request Form

    To request a City of Buda representative from among our SPEAKERS BUREAU participants as a speaker or panelist for your event, please complete the following SPEAKER REQUEST FORM in its entirety and submit it, preferably at least four (4) weeks in advance of the occasion. After your request has been reviewed, you will be notified within 5 business days regarding the speaker’s availability for your requested event.  While not every speech request can be fulfilled, the City of Buda thanks you for your interest and looks forward to potentially serving you for a future occasion. If you have questions about this form, please contact LaMarriol Smith at 512-523-1052.

  2. Event Start Time:
  3. Event End Time:
  4. Exact Speaking Time:
  5. Length of Prepared Remarks:*
  6. Attire:*
  7. Audio / Visual Equipment Available:*
  8. Will speakers be audio/video recorded? (Check all that apply)*
  9. Do you expect media to attend this event?
  10. Powerpoint Requested:
  11. Do you need to obtain a high resolution photo of speaker?*
  12. Expenses Covered (Check all that apply)*
  13. Leave This Blank:

  14. This field is not part of the form submission.