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Our Team

Angela Broyles

Founder & Executive Director

Through her extensive start-up experience in the B2B, retail and marketing industry, Angela brings expertise in strategy, process development, and financial planning for startups as well as growth-stage organizations…


Senior Research Associate

Francisco is an economist and data scientist with a Ph.D. in Public Policy and an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. Over his career, his work has applied economic theory in academia and government…


Chief Strategist

In addition to her work with the Texas Census Institute, Amy is the Founder and Principal of B.Partners, a consulting group that specializes in strategy, fundraising, and communications. Her background includes leadership roles…


Human Systems Design Strategist

Regina is a human-centered design strategist and collaborator and an experienced change agent for equity and community building. In addition to her current role with the TxCI team, Regina is the founding director of Human Systems…


Research & Policy Fellow

Brishonne Tollie is a compassionate and driven individual currently pursuing a master’s degree in public administration at Delaware State University. She holds a B.A. in political science and human rights from Southern Methodist University…


The Texas Census Institute relies on guidance from our Research Committee to commission relevant, actionable research on how census data impacts Texas. Members were selected for their various regional perspectives and expertise in issues impacted by census data.

Dr. Wynn Rosser, Executive Director, TLL Temple Foundation

Dr. Lloyd Potter, State Demographer, Texas Demographic Center

Chris Wallace, Executive Director, North Texas Commission

Dr. Luzelma Canales, Vice President for Community Engagement & Partnerships, Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity

Emily Bhandari, Strategic Learning and Evaluation Program Officer, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

Misty Rueda, Director, Office of Regional & Academic Partnerships, West Texas A&M

Mandi Kimball, Vice President and Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs, Children at Risk


The Research Committee relies on the Editorial Advisory Committee to ensure our work meets academic standards and has appropriate peer review. This committee rotates to reflect members with aligned subject matter expertise.

Dr. Lloyd Potter, State Demographer, Texas Demographic Center

Dr. Shannon Cavanagh, Professor, Department of Sociology, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Dr. Mary Campbell, Director, TEXAS RESEARCH DATA CENTER

Research Partners