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Houston , mayor

Annise Danette Parker, mayor, Houston. Named Council Member of the Year, Houston Police Officers Union; named one of Houston's Most Influential Women, Houston Woman magazine, 2008, The 100 Most Influential People in the World, TIME magazine, 2010; recipient Good Brick Award, Greater Houston Preservation Alliance, Distinguished Local Elected Official award, Texas Recreation & Park Society.


Parker, Annise Danette was born on May 17, 1956 in Houston, Texas, United States.


Bachelor in Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology, Rice University, 1978.


With Mosbacher Energy, Houston. At-large member Houston City Council, 1998—2004. Controller City of Houston, 2004—2010, mayor, since 2010.

Former co-owner Inklings Bookshop.


Advisory board member Holocaust Museum Houston. President Houston GLBT Political Caucus, 1986. Board directors Houston - Galveston Area Council & Texas Environmental Research Consortium.

Advisory board Trees for Houston, Houston Zoo Foundation, Montrose Counseling Center, Center Houston's Future. Member of Neartown Civic Association (president 1995-1997).


Life partner Kathy Hubbard. 2 adopted children.