At-Large Position 4

Council Member Amanda Edwards

Council Member Amanda Edwards
Amanda K. Edwards serves as the Houston City Council Member in the At-Large Position 4.  She is also an attorney and native Houstonian with a passion for building communities through public service. Currently, Amanda serves as Vice Chair of the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Committee and serves on the Economic Development and Transportation, Technology and Infrastructure Committees. She strives to innovatively address the city’s fiscal challenges and its urban core needs in order to move all of Houston forward so that it can be the place where the Gulf Coast and the world’s future meet.

Amanda attended Eisenhower High School in Aldine ISD and Emory University in Atlanta, where she earned a degree in political science, served as student body president for the college and was inducted to the Emory University Hall of Fame.  While in Atlanta, Amanda gained valuable community building and public policy experience working in community development corporations as a Community Building and Social Change Fellow and in the Georgia State Legislature.  Amanda’s experiences broadened her perspective about how to effect change through urban policy and collaboration. More ...