|A native Houstonian with a long history of community involvement, Mike Sullivan
was sworn in as Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector on January 1, 2013. He begins
a four-year term that focuses on improving customer service, embracing technology,
and advocating for the taxpayer.
|Sullivan was appointed by the Texas Water Development Board to serve on the Executive
Committee of the Region H Water Planning Group from 1997 – 2005. He then ran for
the Humble ISD Board of Trustees, where he served from 2004 – 2007. Sullivan ran
for Houston City Council in 2007, and was sworn into office in January 2008.
|Serving District E, he represented the communities of Kingwood and Clear Lake, as
well as the Houston Ship Channel, Ellington Airport, and NASA/Johnson Space Center.
He was elected to a third and final term, and was the only member of the council
to run unopposed in 2011. While at the city, Sullivan was known as the most conservative
member of Houston City Council.
|Sullivan believes strongly in community involvement, as evidenced by his continued
service in many community and business organizations. Sullivan presently serves
as an advisory board member of Hospital Corporation of America-Gulf Coast Division,
Camp Allen, and the 100 Club of Houston. As well, he serves on the Lone Star College
System Chancellor’s Executive Advisory Council. He is also a member of several area
chambers of commerce.
|Additionally, Sullivan is an Ex-Officio Director of the Bay Area Houston Economic
Partnership, and chairs the University of Houston's Advisory Committee for Organization,
Leadership, and Supervision. Governor Rick Perry also appointed Sullivan to serve
on his nine-member Task Force on Unfunded Mandates.
|Mike and Kim Sullivan have been married for thirty years. She is a Realtor with
Keller Williams-Northeast, and they have a twenty one year-old daughter who is a
junior at Baylor University. The Sullivan’s attend Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
|Sullivan received an Associate of Arts degree from Lone Star College-Kingwood in
spring 2011. He is currently a senior at UH-Downtown, where he is pursuing a Bachelor
of Science in Political Science.
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