At-Large Position 3
About the Council Member
As a long-time Houstonian, Twila Carter has a track record of service in our community. She is now ready to bring her record of success to City Hall as your At-Large Position 3 Council Member.
For over a decade, Twila served as Senior Vice President of Community Relations of the Houston Astros and Executive Director of the Astros Foundation. During her tenure, the charitable foundation raised over $60 million for charities that focus on improving the quality of life in our city.
Life was not always easy for Twila. Raised from humble beginnings, often dependent on welfare as a child, Twila has worked diligently to break the cycle of poverty in her family.
Twila knows the importance of investing in others and is dedicated to helping create opportunity for struggling families and at-risk women. Twila Carter has served as Vice Chair for the Texas Council on Family Violence and Family Time Crisis and Counseling Center. She also serves on the Advisory Board for the Houston Area Women’s Center and is a former Board Member of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA).
Twila knows that safe communities are prosperous communities. She is committed to fully funding the Houston Police Department. Twila’s commitment to the men and women in uniform runs deep. She is the Board Chair for USO Houston and currently serves on The Houston Police Foundation. Twila’s commitment to law enforcement has earned her the endorsement of the Houston Police Officers’ Union because they know that she has their backs.
Twila Carter is honest, consistent, and persistent. She resides in Kingwood and attends Kingwood United Methodist Church.