Mayor Chuck BrawnerMayor Chuck Brawner

Mayor Chuck Brawner

It is an honor and privilege to serve as your Mayor. The City of Katy is one of the most fantastic cities in the great State of Texas. Katy is known for its long history of community pride where families can enjoy a high quality of life and the numerous amenities our city has to offer. Whether you are looking for a place to visit, live or build a business, know that you are welcome in Katy!


Charles A. “Chuck” Brawner

Mayor – Elected May 2017 (Term Expires May 2019)

Chuck Brawner has served the City of Katy for many years, both as Councilmember Ward A and Mayor Pro Tem, before becoming the City’s mayor. Chuck has devoted his career to public service with over forty years of law enforcement experience and is a Graduate of the Leadership Command College at Sam Houston State University. In 2016, he retired as Chief of Police from the Spring Branch ISD Police Department. In addition to his law enforcement duties, Chuck has been recognized and has served in many capacities, including the following:

  • Houston 100 Club Officer of the Year
  • Chairman & Board Member of Governor’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
    –  Appointed by Governors Bush, Perry, and Abbott
  • Texas Representative on Federal Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee to President & U.S. Congress – Appointed by Governor Perry
  • Law Enforcement Security Team for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia and Team Leader for 140 Law Enforcement Officers from U.S. & several foreign countries
  • Instructor & Facilitator for Sam Houston State University’s School Crime and Violence Courses
  • Guest Instructor for the Harris County Sheriff’s and Houston Police Department Academies
  • Joint Commander with Texas Department of Public Safety’s Emergency Operations Regional Staging Area for Hurricanes Ike and Gustav
  • Vice-Chairman of the Houston Live Stock Show and Rodeo Merchandise Committee
  • President and Board Member of the Katy High School Band Boosters Organization
  • Former Volunteer Fire Fighter & Captain with the West I-10 Fire Department
  • Former non-paid regular Police Officer with Katy Police Department (in the early 1980’s)


Chuck and his wife, Marcy, have been married for 32 years. They are members of Parkway Fellowship Church, have three children: Paige, Brian, and Kendall, and four grandchildren.  





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