Andrew C. Burks, Jr. is a native Houstonian with a passion for making Houston the best city in the country to live, do business and raise a family. Growing up, Andrew’s parents instilled in him high moral values and taught him the importance of giving back to the community. Andrew grew up in Houston’s Third Ward and graduated from Jack Yates High School. Andrew continued his education at San Jacinto Junior College, Houston Community College and later Texas Southern University.
Andrew Burks served in the United States Air Force, and is a proud military veteran. Andrew’s commitment to community extends to his leadership with the YMCA and Red Shield Boys’ Club. Having served as president of his local civic club, Councilman Burks understands neighborhood quality of life issues. Andrew has dedicated his time to understanding constituent concerns and solving problems for Houstonians.
A successful small business owner, Andrew achieved entrepreneurial success in launching Am-PM Telephone Service, Inc., the first African American owned telephone company in Houston. Andrew continues to serve as CEO today.
Areas of Focus
|• Veteran’s Initiatives||• Economic Development|
|• Small Business and Entrepreneurial Development||• Housing|
|• Culture and Tourism||• Public Safety|
|• Infrastructure Improvement||• Youth and Young Adult Initiatives|
|• Senior Citizens Initiatives||• Airport Development|
Get involved with us! City Council At-Large 2 is now taking applications to join our team of volunteers. iVolunteer2 team members help make Houston and even better place by participating in city beautification and fire prevention projects, senior citizens and veterans initiatives and other fulfilling and meaningful projects.
Contact us at AtLarge2@houstontx.gov for more information and how to help.
Contact the Council Member
Council Member Andrew C. Burks, Jr.
City Hall Annex
900 Bagby, First Floor
Houston, TX 77002
At-Large Position 2 Staff