• On Monday, November 21st at 6:30 PM, we will hold an in person club meeting.  Our speakers will be Director, Jerry McGinty with the Legislative Budget Board.
     
    Our meetings are now at Shoal Creek Saloon, located at 909 N. Lamar Blvd. 
     

    About Director McGinty,
     
    Jerry McGinty was appointed as the Director of the Legislative Budget Board in March 2020 by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Speaker Dennis Bonnen. The staff of the Legislative Budget Board develops budget and policy recommendations for legislative appropriations with a biennial state budget that currently exceeds $264.8 billion, analyzes and monitors state agency spending and operations, completes fiscal analyses for all proposed legislation, and conducts evaluations and reviews to improve the efficiency and performance of state agencies, local operations, and school districts. Previously, Mr. McGinty worked for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for over 28 years where he held several positions, including Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2020. He is currently a member of the National Association of Legislative Fiscal Officers. Jerry holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Sam Houston State University and has been active with the SHSU alumni, with prior service on the SHSU Alumni Board of Directors and the Friends of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum Board. Jerry has been married to his wife Tammy for 30 years, and they have three sons, Joshua, Jacob and Jonah.

     
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    About Rotary Club of Austin University Area:
    Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. The Rotary Club of Austin University Area has a special focus on education - thru providing books, tutoring and scholarships for those kids who need a helping hand. You can find out more about us at https://austinuniversityrotary.org/
     
     
    Jerry McGinty was appointed as the Director of the Legislative Budget Board in March 2020 by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Speaker Dennis Bonnen. The staff of the Legislative Budget Board develops budget and policy recommendations for legislative appropriations with a biennial state budget that currently exceeds $264.8 billion, analyzes and monitors state agency spending and operations, completes fiscal analyses for all proposed legislation, and conducts evaluations and reviews to improve the efficiency and performance of state agencies, local operations, and school districts. Previously, Mr. McGinty worked for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for over 28 years where he held several positions, including Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2020. He is currently a member of the National Association of Legislative Fiscal Officers. Jerry holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Sam Houston State University and has been active with the SHSU alumni, with prior service on the SHSU Alumni Board of Directors and the Friends of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum Board. Jerry has been married to his wife Tammy for 30 years, and they have three sons, Joshua, Jacob and Jonah.