Donna Albus

 

Abilene City Council Place 3

Donna Albus

Term Expires: May 2020

GOALS FOR ABILENE

Build a stronger future for Abilene by:

  • Invest in economic development projects to grow the economy
  • Support skilled/sustainable labor force to attract new business and retain young citizens
  • Help small businesses maintain/grow
  • Support cultural opportunities/quality of life projects
  • Invest/maintain city’s infrastructure
  • Promote a clean city (it is smart economically  and good for business)
  • Encourage increased tourism that brings in new dollars to the city 

EDUCATION

Knox City High School Some collage classes

PROFESSION

Retired

ACCOMPLISHMENTS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Past President of Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) – currently Emeritus Board Member
  • Created 14 ornament series for KTB bringing in over $1 million for the environment
  • Promotor of 1997-98 Crape Myrtle campaign selling 13,369 in Abilene and surrounding area
  • Member of Grace Steering Committee that saved Grace
  • Initiator of the Abilene historic miniature buildings for the Abilene Preservation League
  • 1990 Leadership Abilene/1997 Leadership Texas
  • 1995 Chaired Chamber of Commerce Youth Program
  • Past President of Abilene Convention & Visitor Bureau
  • Past President Society for the Preservation of Quaint Old Homes
  • Motivational Speaker

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2016 Abilene Citizen of the Year
  • 2016 Keep Texas Beautiful Bluebonnet Award
  • 2013 AAUW - Women of Outstanding Achievement
  • 2013 Abilene Preservation League Honoree
  • 2013 President Bush Heritage Stewardship Award
  • 2004 & 2005 & 2009 Keep Texas Beautiful President’s Award
  • 2008 – President Bush Call to Service Award
  • 2004 Keep America Beautiful Mrs. Lyndon “Lady Bird” Johnson Award
  • 2004 Rotary Paul Harris Fellow
  • 2003 Donna Albus Day – State of Texas
  • 1995 All American Pride of Abilene

CHILDREN

3 Sons – Darren/Dennis/Damon
11 grandchildren
2 great grandchildren

 

Last Updated: September 2017