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Baytown Mayor Stephen DonCarlos


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Stephen DonCarlos was elected to his first term as Mayor of Baytown in May 2006 and was most recently sworn in to his fourth term in 2015. Prior to his election, Mayor DonCarlos served on the Baytown City Council for six years. A prominent Baytown attorney, Mayor DonCarlos holds a BBA from Texas Tech University, and a law degree from the University of Texas.

A member and past president of the Baytown Rotary Club, DonCarlos served as chair of the Harris County Hospital District, was on the Board of Directors of the Texas Medical Center, serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Houston Bar Association and East Harris County Bar Association. Mayor DonCarlos was appointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority in 2013, representing the Harris County Mayors' and Councils' Association. The Mayor chairs the Port Authority's Governance Committee and serves on the Dredge Task Force.

Mayor DonCarlos enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and military history.

A Baytown resident since 1979, he and his wife Allene have three sons and two beautiful grandchildren.