“I am Kim Morrell and I am running for Mayor. I am a fiscal conservative and have lived in Seabrook for 14 years with my wife and two sons. I own Your Printing Now / UPS Store on Nasa Pkwy.
I served on City Council from 2006 to 2012 and Mayor Pro-Tem in 2009. We secured $8-million in grants after Ike and settled the lawsuit with the Port and negotiated the donation of land for our new public works facility, building the fire department, headquartering emergency services, renewing our trails, placing sound barriers to buffer port noise, refurbishing our swimming pool and protecting Pine Gully and wetlands.
I served on the Master Plan Committee until its conclusion this year. Road construction will be top priority on my agenda and I will work closely with everyone to make construction as smooth as possible and re-locate local businesses.”
Thom Kolupski is a former City Council member, and is running for Mayor and has been a Seabrook resident for 18 years with wife Tamara and 3 children. His oldest son Colin is a Texas State Trooper, the youngest son Evan is a Construction Manager, and his daughter Paige is a sophomore at Texas A&M University.
Kolupski is the owner of an Architectural / Engineering Project Management firm with extensive experience of major construction projects around Clear Lake, Houston and the State of Texas.
He has served two terms on Seabrook City Council and two terms as the Vice-Chairman on the City of Seabrook Planning and Zoning Commission. Author of multiple ordinances including: The Point Overlay District Ordinance, the High Rise Ordinance, the Lighting Ordinance, and the Buffering Ordinance, all regulations which were established to protect residents from adverse conditions arising from new development.
Laura Davis is a former City Council member, and is running for At-Large Position No. 2. She and her husband, Ernie, have lived in Seabrook for 13 years. They have two children currently attending Seabrook Intermediate.
Laura has a B.S. in Political Science from Texas A&M, and she has worked at University Baptist Church for 11 years. She has a rich history of volunteerism with the City beginning in 2005 as a member, and then chair, of the Hotel Tax Committee. She was elected to City Council in 2008, and was re-elected to Council in 2011.
Laura was honored by her peers when they appointed her to be Mayor Pro Tem for the final two years of her second term. Since her term ended, she has served as Chairman of the Charter Review Commission and as a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Laura is dedicated to making a positive impact on the community in which she lives.
Jared Kelly is running for At-Large Position No. 2 and he is a graduate of Arizona State University with an Interdisciplinary degree focused in Business and Political Science plus he was a Phi Theta Kappa. Kelly is a former Ethics Review Board member for the City of Seabrook. He has been a Seabrook resident since August 2014 after moving from Spring Texas.
Kelly is a current board member at Bay Area Little League Baseball and has coached and managed teams at Bayside baseball for the last three years. Kelly is currently the Vice President of Construction at Dynamic Builders and was an intern at both the State House of Representatives and Senate.
Kelly has been married for fifteen years to Moriah Kelly and they have four children; Ben 14, Caleb 10, Savannah 8 and Zachary 6. Kelly is also a former Boy Scout Den Leader.
Natalie Picha is running unoppposed for At-Large Position No. 4 and has been a resident of Seabrook since 1997. She has served on the City’s Charter Review Commission, Economic Development Corporation, and Civil Service Commission. She is a Senior Financial Advisor, Vice President with The Royal Group at Merrill Lynch. She has over 25 years of experience in strategic business development and 10 years in the transportation industry. She is the Associate Vice Chair for the AGC of Texas and board member for the Bay Area Transportation Partnership.
Natalie has chosen to run for City Council to volunteer her experience in transportation and business development as the City of Seabrook evolves with the State Highway 146 expansion project. It is her goal to see this project improve the residential quality of life while encouraging responsible commercial development. Natalie is married to Darrell Picha and has three daughters proudly raised in Seabrook, Leah 25, Lacey 23, and Layne 17. They are active members of Clear Creek Community Church.
The current incumbent for At-Large Position No. 6 has submitted a letter of resignation. His name will remain on the ballot as the deadline to withdraw has past. After the May 6 election, Seabrook City Council will consider and call a Special Election to fill the position.
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