Meet the New Guys: Rep. Scott Turner, Sen. Donna Campbell and Rep. Gene Wu

  • 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
    Conversation begins promptly at 8 AM
  • The Austin Club
    110 E. Ninth St., Austin, TX 78701 (map)
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Turner, R-Frisco, serves in the House District 33 which includes Rockwall County and portions of Collin County. After retiring from a nine-year career in professional football, he returned to the Dallas area to become director of development at Systemware, Inc. and president of his own consulting firm. He holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from the University of Illinois.

Campbell, R-New Braunfels, serves in the Senate District 25 seat, which includes parts of Bexar, Kendall, Comal and Hays counties. Campbell is currently the medical director at Columbus Community Hospital. She holds a master's of nursing degree from Texas Woman’s University and a medical degree from Texas Tech University and completed her residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston.

Wu, D-Houston, serves in the House District 137 seat, which includes part of Harris County. Before becoming elected, he was a prosecutor in the Harris County district attorney’s office. He is a board member for the community advocacy organization OCA Greater Houston. He holds a master’s degree in public policy from the LBJ School for Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston. 


Several times a month, The Texas Tribune hosts a series of conversations featuring prominent elected officials and other newsmakers at the historic Austin Club in downtown Austin. Coffee is served before the conversation begins, allowing time for our attendees to mingle. A question-and-answer session afterward offers a chance for the audience to interact with our honored guest.

This series of conversations is generously sponsored by AT&T, BP, Raise Your Hand Texas, Christus Health, the Texas Coalition of Dental Service Organizations, Texas A&M University and 83rd legislative session sponsor My Plates. Special thanks to our promotional sponsor, Deborah Ingersoll of Legislative Solutions. 

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