Will Martin Jr.
Will Martin Jr. is a Director of Conservative Texans for Charitable Bingo; Chairman of Legislative Commission American Legion Department of Texas; Legislative Council for District 9 American Legion; Bingo Chairperson for American Legion Post #166; Chairman of the seven Charities at Palace Bingo and Financial Officer American Legion Post #166
Martin graduated in 1965 from Victoria High School, Victoria, Texas and served in the U.S. Navy from 1965-1971. He worked at Baker Hughes and Continental Labs for 26 years as a well site geologist.
He is a member of Northside Baptist Church and has been married to his wife of 26 years, Marilyn Martin and has legal custody of grandson. He previously served as:
American Legion Post #166
- 2008-2011 1st Vice Commander
- 2011-2012 Executive Board Member
- 2012-2014 Public Relations Officer
- 2014-2016 Service Officer
- 2016-present Financial Officer
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 0898
- 2014-2016 Treasurer
U.S. Navy Seabee Veterans of America
- 2012-2016 Island Commander
Victoria County Veterans Council
- 2013-2015 Treasurer
Angela Hale is the founder and managing partner of Red Media Group, a strategic communications and public affairs company, and has 25 years of senior executive communications, government affairs and management experience. She served as the top senior policy advisor and communications and media operations executive for Governor Greg Abbott during his first two terms as Attorney General, making her one of the highest ranking and longest serving women on General Abbott’s Executive Management Team. She also served as the top policy and communications executive for Texas House Speaker, Joe Straus, guiding him though his first session as Speaker. Prior to launching Red Media Group and her career in public service, Angela was an Emmy award winning television journalist who worked for 15 years in the news business in Dallas, San Antonio, Laredo and Florida. She was one of the nation’s top political and investigative reporters and traveled the country covering the biggest stories of our lifetime including the 9-11 terrorist attacks. Angela is a Director for Conservative Texans for Charitable Bingo.
Kim Kiplin opened her own law office in January 2016. Ms. Kiplin has more than 25 years experience in administrative law, including in government procurement, insurance regulatory, oil and gas regulatory, open government law (open records and open meetings), and gaming law, particularly lottery and charitable bingo.
Ms. Kiplin’s gaming law experience includes lottery-specific procurement and contract matters, lottery prize claim redemption and prize assignment matters, and licensing and eligibility of lottery retailers. She has substantial experience in all aspects of the administration and regulation of charitable bingo, including licensing, audit, enforcement and compliance matters. Ms. Kiplin has been extensively involved in drafting gaming-related legislation and administrative regulations.
Ms. Kiplin has substantial experience in evaluating and managing contract risk, including contract procurement processes and post-contract award compliance. She is skilled in strategic analysis, complex risk assessment, development and implementation of multitier long range projects, contract procurement solicitations, contract compliance and monitoring, regulatory compliance, policy development and implementation, administrative investigation, litigation and procedure, intellectual property management and policing, and records management, including records retention and open records compliance.