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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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Membership

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).

Connections

Life partner Kathy Hubbard. 2 adopted children.