Brie has more than 15 years of experience in intergovernmental relations and legislative affairs at the federal, state, and municipal levels.
In her previous role, Brie oversaw El Paso’s legislative affairs agenda for the 84th Texas legislative session. She formerly worked as a lawyer in private practice in both Austin and El Paso.
For five years she was Vice President and General Counsel for Velocity Credit Union. In addition, Brie served as General Counsel to State Sen. Eliot Shapleigh (D-El Paso) for five years.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Stanford University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.
Ida Musgrove, Deputy Officer
Ida Garcia Musgrove has more than 15 years of experience in intergovernmental relations and legislative affairs at the federal and state levels. Prior to joining the City, Ida provided legal counsel to and oversaw legislative agendas for Senator Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio. Ida grew up in Austin where she graduated from Austin High School and taught at Reagan High School and Fulmore Middle School.
Ida earned a Bachelor of Music from the University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law.
Ida and her husband, Mahlin, a project planner at NXP, have two children.
Christina Kaeini, Senior Intergovernmental Relations Coordinator
Christina Kaeini has more than four years of experience working with state and local governments. Prior to joining the City, Christina served as the legislative director for a public affairs firm in Austin, Texas where she worked with several municipal clients across Texas providing bill tracking and policy analysis. As the Senior Intergovernmental Relations Coordinator, she will work closely with the City Manager’s Office to coordinate legislative tracking, identify and research legislative policies and laws affecting Austin, and prepare recommendations to adopt effective courses of action as it pertains to pending and proposed legislation.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Geography with a minor in Government from the University of Texas at Austin.