City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd
Lufkin, Texas 75902 936-634-8881

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Mayor Bob Brown
Ward 1 Guessippina Bonner
Ward 2 Robert Shankle
Ward 3 Lynn Torres
Ward 4 Mark Hicks
Ward 5 Rocky Thigpen
Ward 6 Sarah Murray



Councilmember Ward 3
(936) 630-4257

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 Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and Sociology with a minor in Social Rehabilitation Services. She received a Master’s Degree in Spanish, and a Master’s Degree in Education with a Mid-Management Certification. She also received a Superintendent’s 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.

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