Boards and Commissions

About the Director

Danielle Bartz
Danielle Bartz is the Director of Boards and Commissions for Mayor Sylvester Turner. Before joining his administration in early 2016, she worked as a legislative aide to Representative Turner in the 84th Texas legislative session and then on his campaign team. She holds a Master’s of Public Affairs Degree from the LBJ School as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and Spanish -also from the University of Texas. She lived a year in the Dominican Republic as an Ambassadorial Scholar of Goodwill for the Rotary Foundation, and she worked a few years in private sector project management before returning to the university as the Graduate Assistant Rowing Coach pursuing her master’s. She was part of the 2015 National Coaching Staff of the Year, and she volunteers in the summer teaching teenage girls government and citizenship at Texas Bluebonnet Girls State. She enjoys the challenge of building the right teams to activate and maximize the expertise, diversity, and can-do spirit that Houston volunteers offer.