Meet the Member: Congressman Ron Wright

GRA Hosts Congressman Ron Wright for breakfast.

Date and Time:
 Wednesday, April 3rd at 8:30 AM

Overview: Ron Wright represents Texas's 6th district and is a sixth generation resident of Tarrant County.  He will serve on the  Foreign Affairs and Education & Labor Committees. 

Ron served at-large on the Arlington City Council from 2000 to 2008, including the last four years as Mayor Pro Tempore.  He was the District Director for U.S. Congressman Joe Barton from 2000 to 2009 and was the congressman's Chief of Staff from January, 2009 to May, 2011.  Ron left Washington to accept appointment to become the Tax Assessor-Collector of Tarrant County.  He was elected to a full term in 2012, and re-elected to a four-year term in 2016.

Ron is also a passionate public servant.  He has served on a number of boards and commissions, including as president of the Arlington Night Shelter, Chairman of the Tarrant County Historical Commission, the Arlington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, the Mansfield Education Foundation board, the Executive Committee of Arlington Human Service Planners, the Arlington Historical Society board, the Arlington Sports Authority, and as founding president of the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation.

Ron has received numerous awards recognizing his civic leadership, including Volunteer of the Year, Man of the Year for Community Service, Hero of the Homeless award, Friend of Education commendation, the Partnership Award of the Fort Worth Builders Association, and a special award from the Arlington Historical Society.


Price:$99 for Members | $149 for Non-Members 

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4/3/2019 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Tortilla Coast 400 First St., SE Washington, DC 20003
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