Commissioner Auturo Jackson

Auturo Jackson

Commissioner

Auturo Jackson was appointed to the Planning and Zoning Commission in ####. He has been a resident of Stafford since 1996. He and his wife, Denise, have two (2) children. While serving on the Planning and Zoning Commission, Mr. Jackson has served as the chairperson. In this capacity, he has helped lead major efforts such as the redevelopment of the Texas Instruments property and designing the City's 25-year Comprehensive Plan. Mr. Jackson has been actively involved in the City of Stafford for many years. He served on the Stafford Municipal School District's Strategic Vision and Planning Committee. With support from the residents of Stafford, the district was able to pass a $49.9 million bond referendum. Great improvements were made, including the formation of the College and Career Center. In 2013, Stafford residents elected Mr. Jackson to the school board on a platform of academic excellence, safe and secure schools, and fiscal accountability. Mr. Jackson believes in community service. His service includes serving as: President of the Stafford Municipal School District Board of Trustees, Fort Bend YMCA Board Member, member of the Advisory Board for Accessible Travel with United Airlines, former Commissioner on the Mayor's Commission for People with Disabilities in Houston, and active member of Windsor Village United Methodist Church since 1989. Professionally, Mr. Jackson serves as Senior Director of Contracted, Paratransit, and Vanpool Services with the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO). Having worked at METRO for over 25 years, his responsibilities include overseeing one of the company’s largest non-union departments with over 125 employees. Mr. Jackson is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a degree in Marketing Management.