Texas HD23 Forum – Thursday January 13th


Texas HD23 Forum

San Luis Hotel, Main Sail Ballroom, 2nd floor
Thursday January 13th
11:30 social, 12:00 meeting
Cost $20 to attend with luncheon provided.
RSVP by January 11th to Don Nurdin
Donnurdin1@hotmail.com or 281-235-2094


Patrick Gurski, J.D., with Eiland & Bonnin, P.C. in Galveston, focusing on criminal and contract law.  Native of Beaumont, TX.  A veteran who served in Afghanistan earning a Bronze Star.  Former prosecutor, presently volunteers with Galveston County Veteran’s Treatment Court, resides in Galveston with his wife and two children.


Dr. Abel Longoria M.D. is a South Texas native, a veteran, a small business owner, and a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician.

In the U.S. Army, Longoria answered his nation’s call to service on many occasions. He served in Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom, and was awarded the Bronze Star. When the nation stood still after 9/11, Longoria went to New York City to help. He acted as the “Medical Director of Ground Zero” for 14 days immediately following the attacks.

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Terri Leo-Wilson is a retired teacher and program head for special needs students.  A native of Minnesota, Terri has worked in Texas politics for the last 40 years working on the issues the Republicans care about. She recently received the Tribute to Women award from TFRW for her grassroots work in the party. Terri was elected to three terms on the State Board of Education. and to the State Republican Executive Committee Women. She has five children and four grandchildren and  lives with her husband in Galveston.


 Gina Smith, Ph.D, is a psychologist focused on helping those confronting mental health struggles.  She is a native of CA, who presently resides in Baycliff, Tx. with her husband and one daughter.



This is not an endorsement of the Galveston County GOP. This is for informational purposes only.