Jay Doegey was named Executive Director of TCAP in June 2015.  He had  retired in 2014 as Arlington City Attorney, a position he held  since  1986.  He was an Assistant City Attorney in Corpus Christi from 1977  until 1986.  He has a B.A. in mathematics with a minor in economics from Southern Illinois University and a J.D. from the University of Texas in Austin.  He served in the U.S. Navy both on active duty and in the reserves and retired after 23 years as a Captain.   Prior to his retirement from the City of Arlington,  Jay served as a member of the TCAP Board, TCAP President, Chair of the Oncor (Electric) Cities Steering Committee, Co-Chair of the Atmos (Gas) Cities Steering Committee, Treasurer of Texas Coalition of Cities for Utility Issues, and was an incorporator of CAPP and TCAP.  He served as President of the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) in 2012 and served as President of the Texas City Attorneys Association (TCAA) in 2008.  He was a leading advocate for the merger of CAPP with STAP to form TCAP.   He has been a tireless advocate for cities particularly in the area of utilities. He received IMLA’s Outstanding National Public Service Award by a Local Government Attorney (1996); is designated an IMLA Local  Government Fellow; and was recognized in 2012 by IMLA for leading the Arlington City Attorney’s Office in achieving IMLA’s designation for  Excellence in Legal Services.