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SteerFW Welcomes Council Member Carlos Flores!

Fort Worth City Councilman and TRVA Board Member Carlos Flores is now the co-sponsor for Steer Fort Worth. SteerFW is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that grows emerging leaders to be civically engaged in Fort Worth, TX. Mayor Betsy Price first established SteerFW in 2011 in response to the low voter turnout rates within the city from citizens in the “young professional” age range, and they became a non-profit entity in 2016. Their primary goal is to foster civic engagement among emerging leaders in Fort Worth and broader Tarrant County. They are here to be a resource and point of connection to help you understand the best ways to become involved in this city. You might make some great friends along the way, too!

Read what they have to say about the addition of Carlos Flores and click on the button below to learn how to get involved!

SteerFW Welcomes Council Member Carlos Flores!

Let’s give a big SteerFW welcome to Council Member Carlos Flores! Councilman Flores will be stepping into the role as the new City Council Co-Sponsor for SteerFW. We are super excited to have him on board and cannot wait to collaborate with him on how to take SteerFW to the NEXT LEVEL! For those who are unfamiliar with Councilman Flores, here’s a little background on him:Carlos Flores was Elected as City Council Member for District 2 June 2017 and represents a growing and diverse district inside and outside loop 820. He is a third generation Fort Worth native with deep roots in the community. Flores is a graduate of Nolan Catholic High School and attended The University of Texas at Austin to major in Aerospace Engineering and minored in Fine Arts, completing his degree studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Society of Flight Test Engineers (SFTE).Professionally, Carlos worked for two international product identification and handling companies as a project engineer, as a design engineer for Raytheon on the C-130 and P-3 programs, and at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth as a senior engineer performing stress analysis, flight & ground test support for the F-16 and F-35 fighter programs. Flores recently worked at Parker-Hannifin Aerospace in prototype design and testing. He is also a former corporate recruiter at Texas colleges and universities.

As a civic-minded citizen, Flores is engaged on diverse fronts devoting time and energy to public service and the betterment of his community. In past years, he represented District 2 on numerous boards, committees and task forces. As the former president of the Northside Neighborhood Association, he remains involved providing a vital voice, leadership and fellowship to the residents of his community. He is a member of the All Saints Catholic church parish and Home & School Organization.

Carlos and his wife and two children call the Northside home, along with extended family. In his spare time, he enjoys working on the family ranch raising cattle and riding horses.