Donna Albus

Donna Albus

Donna Albus, Place 3 

Address:
1226 Anson Avenue
Abilene, TX79601
Business: Retired
Term Expires: May 2020
Phone: 325-660-8337
Email Donna Albus

All City Council Members serve the City of Abilene at large.

Goals for Abilene

Build a stronger future for Abilene by:

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

Education

  • Knox City High School
  • Some college classes

Profession

  • Retired

Accomplishments & Affiliations

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

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 and 2005 and 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

  • 2 great-grandchildren
  • 3 Sons - Darren/Dennis/Damon
  • 11 grandchildren