City Council

  Mayor Bob Brown
  Ward 1 Victor Travis
  Ward 2 Robert Shankle
  Ward 3 Lynn Torres
  Ward 4 Don Langston
  Ward 5 Rocky Thigpen
  Ward 6 Sarah Murray


Councilmember Ward 3
(936) 634-2928

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Lynn Powell Torres was appointed to the City Council as Councilmember of Ward 3 on September 21, 1999. She was elected to the Council in May of 2000.

Mrs. Torres was born in Louisville, Kentucky but moved to Texas during elementary school. She is a graduate of Richardson High School near Dallas. Mrs. Torres attended Stephen F. Austin State University and received her Bachelorís Degree in Spanish and Sociology with a minor in Social Rehabilitation Services. She received a Masterís Degree in Spanish, and a Masterís Degree in Education with a Mid-Management Certification. She also received a Superintendentís Certification from Stephen F. Austin State University.

Mrs. Torres is beginning her 36th year working in the field of education here in Lufkin. After spending 30 years at Lufkin High School as a Spanish teacher, department head, activities director, assistant principal and associate principal, she currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for Lufkin ISD.

Mrs. Torres is a member of the Kurth Memorial Library Board, the 4B Economic Development Board and the Tree Board of the City of Lufkin.

Mrs. Torres is married to Pablo Torres, Jr., who is an elementary principal with Lufkin ISD. She has two children, Jeremy and Jessica.