Cynthia Dunbar For Congress - Texas District 22


Elected Member Texas State Board of Education (January 2007 – December 2010)

  • Manages the 24 Billion Dollar Permanent School Fund, the textbook fund for the children of Texas;
  • Establishes and approves curriculum and standards for Public Education in Texas, setting the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for K - 12;
  • Selects and Approves Textbooks available for use by the Independent School Districts.

Public Policy Scholar And Public Speaker (December 1990 – Present)

  • Extensively researched and studied public policy issues from both a constitutional and common law framework;
  • Frequently invited as public speaker to various community, political and/or professional organizations;
  • Asked as expert on constitutional and common law issues on various radio programs.

Candidate For State Board Of Education (December 2005 – November 2006)

  • Ran Successful Primary and General campaign in a 16 County District;
  • District is roughly twice the size of a congressional district with approximately 1.4 million constituents;
  • Carried all 16 counties in both the Primary and the General Elections.

Campaign Advisor, Speech Writer And Speaker (June 1988 – November 2006)

  • Helped manage and support numerous campaigns including Federal, State and Local races;
  • Solicited by United States Senate Campaign to serve on U. S. Senate Steering Committee;
  • Drafted numerous political and public policy speeches, and frequently spoke on behalf of candidates.

Director Of Governmental Affairs (September 2002 – August 2005)

  • Drafted public policy for potential legislation concerning such issues as reduction of property taxes and protection of private property rights;
  • Drafted, negotiated and implemented resolutions for public policy;
  • Represented and advised as in-house-counsel; served as legislative liaison;
  • Testified before numerous legislative committee hearings.

Associate Counsel (December 1990 – August 2002; September 2007 - Present)

  • General Civil Practice;
  • Drafted Civil Legal Proceedings, discovery, trial preparation and court appearances;
  • Present focus on Eminent Domain and protection of private property rights from government condemnation proceedings;
  • Specific emphasis on Appellate Practice.

In House Counsel (November 1992 – June 1995)

  • Advised Private Development Corporation on Commercial Real Estate Loan Applications with SBA;
  • Reviewed documents including contracts, deeds, loans, mortgages, deeds of trust, title commitments, etc.;
  • Approved documents as to form for applications to the United States Small Business Administration.


University Of Missouri, Kansas City (1987); Bs Psychology/Biology

Regent University School Of Law (1990); Doctor Of Jurisprudence

Honors And Awards

  • Founding Editor Regent University Law Review
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Practice
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Property I
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Property III
  • Honorary Membership Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Admitted To Study At Hertford College, Oxford University

  • Post-Graduate Studies; Constitutionalism; Robertson School of Government


  • Licensed to practice in Texas and Missouri;
  • Youth delegate to the Republican National Convention, Detroit, Michigan, (1980);
  • Delegate and alternate to several Republican Senatorial and State Conventions, (1996-2006);
  • Member and officer of numerous Republican Clubs, (1992 – present);
  • Life-long, outspoken conservative activist.


David Barton, Immediate Past Vice Chairman Of The Republican Party Of Texas
Founder And President Of Wallbuilders

O. Rene Diaz, Former Counsel For The Republican Party Of Texas
Former District Judge, Bexar County Texas

Cynthia Dunbar For Congress - Texas District 22

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