T.J. Mayes is a public servant, educator, and community leader.

He recently served as┬áChief of Staff in the Office of the Bexar County Judge, where he focused on workforce development, mental health treatment and expanding digital infrastructure. He previously served as Chief of Staff in the District 8 office of San Antonio City Council, where he focused on expanding green space and securing San Antonio’s water future.

T.J. has also worked with over a dozen cities in south and central Texas on issues ranging from drafting a city charter to securing federal funding for a wastewater project to securing the electrical grid.

As a Lecturer at the UTSA College of Public Poliy, T.J. teaches classes on law, policy, and leadership. He has volunteered extensively with five Bexar County school districts on educational programming, facilities, and curriculum.