Peggy Venable, Texas State Director of Americans for Prosperity, will be the featured speaker at the February 14th meeting of the Conservative Club.
A native Texan, Peggy Venable has spent 15 years in Washington, D.C., working for three Administrations. During that time, she worked in the area of education, natural resources, energy and transportation. She was White House Liaison for two cabinet secretaries including the US Department of the Interior and the Department of Education. She directed the “Take Pride in America” grassroots campaign which encompassed eight federal agencies.
Ms. Venable is Texas director of Americans for Prosperity which has a membership of over 100,000 individuals who support free market public policies. She has guest hosted for syndicated talk show hosts around Texas, appears as a guest on radio and TV, and has written over 100 pieces that have appeared in leading Texas newspapers, and speaks to groups around the state on tax, budget and regulator issues. Her opinion pieces have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, Houston Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News, the Austin American Statesman, Budget and Tax News, Heritage Insider, and numerous other publications.
She is a contributing editor to the Lone Star Report, on the board of the Texas Center for Education Research as well as Austin CEO Foundation, a board member of the Reagan Conservative Society and is past President of the Texas Women’s Alliance as well as a past President of the Texas State University Foundation Board.
The public is invited to hear Peggy Venable speak and participate in the question and answer period following her speech. If you plan to attend, please contact Connie Hunt at 361-552-0917 by Friday, February 10. The Club meets at the Heritage Center, 2104 W. Austin in Port Lavaca. This meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 14 at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is served ($5) at 11:30 with program at noon.