Mary Joyce Enters City Council Race
Running For Sugar Land City Council, At Large, Position 2
Mary Joyce, long-time Sugar Land resident, has announced her intent to run as a candidate for the Sugar Land City Council, At Large, Position 2.
Joyce brings over 25 years of experience in finance, contract negotiations, and project management with major corporations, as well as multiple years of service in community and civic organizations in Sugar Land. She has a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of St. Thomas and a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Texas Tech University.
“Sugar Land’s rich history, planned development, great economy, low taxes, parks and open spaces as well as a growing arts and cultural focus makes the city a perfect place to live, raise a family, work and own a business,” said Joyce. “I want to ensure the great quality of life we have enjoyed in the past is available for our citizens in the future. Serving on leadership committees in Sugar Land for years has given me a unique and fresh perspective on the challenges facing the city and the citizens of Sugar Land in the coming decade. My education in finance and years of experience in business have prepared me to address important issues such as economic growth, mobility, taxation, public safety, aging infrastructure, historical preservation, and arts and cultural development. I have proven to be a prepared, educated, trusted, articulate leader to the citizens of Sugar Land and look forward to serving them in the future as a member of the Sugar Land City Council, At Large, Position 2 ”.
Joyce is currently serving on the Imperial Redevelopment District, co-chair of the Land Use Advisory Committee, is a board member of Fort Bend Cares, and a member of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Leadership Class of 2016. Additionally, Joyce served on the City of Sugar Land Vision 2025 Committee, The University North Citizens Taskforce on Mobility, and as a member of the Old Sugar Land Alliance Group. She and her husband, Justin, have been married for 31 years and raised their two grown children in Sugar Land. Their daughter Kathleen and her husband live in Spring, and son Conor will graduate from Texas A&M University in December.
Early voting begins Monday, April 25, 2016 and ends May 3. Election Day is Saturday, May 7.
More information can be found at maryjoyceforsugarland.com.