Your Travis County Emergency Services District #8 Commissioners are:

Deebra Ophdal – President
Jeff Hunt – Vice President
Kristy Quigley – Secretary
Rusty Jedlicka – Treasurer
Dr. Charles Valdez – Member


Deebra Ophdal


Info coming soon.


Jeff Hunt


Info coming soon.

Kristy Quigley

Ms. Quigley has worked in public education for 28 years, serving as a special educator and department chair in three different districts:  Cypress Fairbanks in Houston, Eanes ISD in Westlake/Austin, and now Lake Travis ISD.  She is currently the special education department chair at Lake Travis High School, supervising about 30 teachers, paraprofessionals, and related service providers, and serving the needs of about 200 students with disabilities.  She has been honored to be awarded Teacher of the Year twice:   in 1999, she was District Teacher of the Year for Eanes ISD, and in 2006, she received Secondary Teacher of the Year for LTISD.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education and a Master’s Degree in Learning Disabilities/English as a Second Language, both from the University of Texas at Austin.

Ms. Quigley is married and has 2 daughters.  The family currently resides in a small neighborhood off of Paleface Ranch Road, close to Station 803.

Rusty Jedlicka

Rusty Jedlicka is a native Texan who has lived in the Pedernales area since 1993 with his wife Margaret.   He is a retired CPA whose business experience includes operational consulting and financial management services in the manufacturing sector.   He graduated from Texas State University in 1979 and returned to the central Texas area after working in the Dallas area for 15 years.  He and his wife are active in non-profit activities in the community.

Dr. Charles Valdez

Info coming soon.