Use the Contact information to the right to contact Mayor Adler, or contact his staff using the information below:

Contact the Mayor's Office

Mayor Steve Adler

Mayor's Staff:

Lesley Varghese
Chief of Staff/Attorney

  • Municipal Court, City Attorney, Human Resources, Asian American Community Liaison
  • 512-978-2217
  • Email Lesley


Barbara Shack
Scheduler/Executive Assistant to the Mayor

  • Scheduling and appearance requests, Building Services, LGBTQ Community Liaison
  • 512-978-2122
  • Email Barbara


John-Michael V. Cortez
Special Assistant to the Mayor

  • Advises on Land Development Code Rewrite & Affordable Housing, Intergovernmental Relations, Workforce Development, and Mobility: (Mobility Bond Implementation, Regional Planning, Austin Transportation Department, Aviation, Fleet, Public Works, Corridor Program Implementation Office, Capital Contracting, Project Systems Intelligence)
  • Hispanic Community Liaison
  • 512-978-2130
  • Email John-Michael


Sly Majid
Chief Services Officer

  • Advises on Veterans’ Issues, Innovation Office, Communications and Technology Management, Sustainability Office, Downtown Austin Community Court, Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs, Communications and Technology Management, US Conference of Mayors
  • 512-978-2137
  • Email Sly


Kazique Prince
Senior Policy Advisor

  • Education Coordinator, Equity Issues, Institutional Racism Task Force, Community Schools Liaison, My Brother’s Keeper Liaison, Public Information Requests African American Community Liaison
  • 512-978-2125
  • Email Kazique


Communications Team

Gloria Chin
Press Secretary

Janine Clark
Director of Community Engagement

  • Community Engagement, Public Relations Requests, Mayor’s Corporate Engagement Council, Internships, Boards & Commissions, Constituent Relations
  • 512-978-2216
  • Email Janine


City Council Agenda Team

Ashley Fisher
Senior Policy Advisor

  • Manages Council Meeting and Council Affairs, Advises on Planning and Zoning, Development Services, Land Development Code Rewrite, Permitting Reform, Austin Energy, Austin Water, Health & Environment and Culture & Lifelong Learning (Austin Resource Recovery, Animal Services, Austin Public Library), City Clerk’s Office, Safety (Austin Code), Government that Works for All (Human Resources, Child Care & pre-K)
  • 512-978-2333
  • Email Ashley


Michael McGill
Senior Policy Advisor

  • Advises on Homelessness, Health & Environment and Culture & Lifelong Learning (Parks and Recreation, Austin Public Health), Safety (Police, Fire, EMS), Economic Opportunity & Affordability (Economic Development, Neighborhood Housing & Community Development, Small & Minority Business Resources, Real Estate Services, Austin Convention Center), Audit, Finance & Budget, Music & Creative Arts
  • 512-978-2155
  • Email Michael


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