My family and I moved to Rockwall Texas in 1998 after my retirement from the U.S. Army at the rank of Sergeant Major after 30 years service. I am married to Teresa Lee Gates Sevier, and we have two sons: Mason and Collin. They both graduated from Rockwall High School.
Rockwall City Councilman
I am honored, to have served as Rockwall City Councilman Place 4. I served three two-year terms for a total of 6 years. My terms ran from May 2006 to May 2012 when I termed out. Listed are some of the positions and committees I was on.
- Mayor Pro-Tem from 2008-2009
- Rockwall Economic Development Corp Liaison
- Finance and Audit Committee
- Airport Committee
- Historic Preservation Advisory Board
- Conservation and LEED Committee
- Alliance of the Arts Advisory
- Budget Review Committee
- Firefighter Pension Board
- Secretary of the Rockwall County Emergency Services Corporation Board
I was first elected in 2013 as Rockwall County Commissioner Precinct 1. I am currently serving in my third four-year term as Commissioner. Listed are some of the positions and committees I was on.
- Texas Association of County’s Core Legislative Team
- Emergency Services Corp
- Facilities Management
- Long Term Planning
- Rockwall County Historic Committee
- President of the Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club 2012 – Present
- Vice President of the Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club 2011-2012
- Secretary of the Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club 2010-2011
- Executive Officer Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club 2002-2010
- Executive Board Member Rockwall Boys and Girls Club 2007-2008
- Former Precinct Judge and Chairman Rockwall County 2004-2006
- Delegate to State of Texas GOP Republican Convention 2004
- East Trinity Lodge No. 157, A.F. & A.M.
- Carson Masonic Lodge 598 A&FM (40 yrs)
- Life Member VFW Post 7340
- Life Member DAV
- Member of Rockwall American Legion Post 117
- Former member and Sunday School Teacher First Baptist Church of Rockwall (8 yrs)
- Member of Lake Pointe Church Rockwall (5yrs)
- Former Ombudsman Texas Department on Aging Dallas, Texas
I worked for Siemens Building Technologies, Inc a large international corporation, as Project Manager Energy & Environmental Solutions for 8 years. I have extensive experience in multimillion-dollar Energy Contracts. I also worked on federal, state, county, and city government projects. As a former Sergeant Major and Project Manager, I have extensive experience working with people at all levels to solve problems, manage projects and I am very familiar with budgeting, and working under time constraints.
I graduated from Vincennes University.