Christopher Caldwell is a 27-year resident of Stafford, Texas, and is married to his wife Simone, with three children: daughter, Ashle, and sons, Ethan and Christien. Caldwell served three terms as a board member for Stafford Municipal School District. During his tenure on the school board, 4 years were served as Vice President and 4 were served as President. Caldwell currently works at Houston Community College where he is the Department Chair of Business Administration. Caldwell is very active in the community where he has served as coach/director of the Stafford Youth Basketball Association (SYBA), Coach of the Missouri City Raiders of the Ft. Bend Youth Football League, and coach for the C.L. Stars Track Club. Caldwell also volunteers at his alma mater in Rice University’s “R” Association Mentorship program. Caldwell is a proud member of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church.
Aside from his volunteer activities in Stafford, Caldwell also sits on several boards to offer his time and expertise. Among the boards on which Caldwell sits are Parents Against Civic Crime Organization (PACCO), Board Member- Concord Fellowship of Churches International (CFCI,) Board Member- Polk Institute of Excellence (PIE), Board Member Rice PR Club, Texas Southern University Education Department Advisory Board, and Texas Higher Education Board Transfer Portal Advisory Committee.
Several awards and achievements have marked Caldwell’s career—notable among them are Rice University Hall of Fame class of 2023, 2x NCAA All-American (Track & Field), 6x- Southwest Conference Champion, Fred Wollcot Award (Rice Most Valuable Student Athlete), and 2x U.S Olympic Trial Qualifier (1992 & 1996).
Caldwell earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Economics with a minor in Political Science from Rice University (Houston, TX), and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix (satellite campus Houston, TX). He is currently a doctoral candidate at Texas Southern University in Educational Administration with an emphasis on Higher Education. Caldwell has earned his Microsoft Office Specialization Master’s Certificate. He is a member of The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., where he previously served as a District Council member.
Term expires: May 2025