Brandi Bird, Secretary/Treasurer


Brandi Bird is President of Bird Advocacy & Consulting, a governmental relations firm based in the North Texas region, specializing in government relations, public relations, association management and transportation consulting. Since 2006, Ms. Bird

has provided governmental relations and public relations services

to clients, such as the Texas Commercial Airports Association,

Stadler US, Texas Department of Transportation, Dallas Citizens Council, CINTRA US, and the Denton County Transportation Authority. In addition to serving as a governmental relations consultant, Ms. Bird also

serves as Executive Director of the Transit Coalition of North Texas, a business community support organization aimed at advancing transit efforts in North Texas and seeking

additional funding. Over her 15 year career, Ms. Bird has become known as a leading transportation and transit policy expert, with relationships across all transportation organizations statewide and specifically in North Texas, as well as with local, state and

federal elected officials. Ms. Bird began her career as Legislative Aide to the House Transportation Committee under then Chairman Clyde Alexander. In this capacity, Brandi developed a strong understanding of transportation policy issues and transportation law, while building relationships with transportation stakeholders around the state.  In 2002,

Ms. Bird was recruited to form the Government Relations department at the North Texas

Tollway Authority and served for five years as the Governmental Relations Director for

 NTTA. At the agency, Ms. Bird served as the Authority‚Äôs governmental affairs liaison to local, state and federal elected officials, as well as transportation organizations and advocacy groups. In that role, Ms. Bird developed excellent working relationships with the staff and policy officials of TxDOT, NCTCOG, DART, DCTA, NTTA and The T.


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