Council Place 1

Danielle Tucker, Council Member Place 1, is the Youngest African-American Women in the history of Watauga, TX to serve as a council member and is a currently a member of the Texas Association of Black Council Members; descendant of a Army WII Veteran; her term expires in May 2022.

Known as Dani, by her family and friends, is a resident of four decades and raised along with her daughter, a student at Texas State University, in San Marcos, TX, who has also attended and worked locally. Danielle got her first job in Watauga as a volunteer at the Watauga Public Library in Circulation and also the local schools PTA and worked locally at Bath and Body Works, in the Watauga Pavilion. Receiving early childhood development at the local daycare, Kindercare and later attending, St.Vincent’s Espiscopal School and Church, in Bedford, TX with curriculum based on Skills and Trades, such as Computer Information Systems, The Arts, Reading, Public Speaking, Sports, Cooking, Travel and Technical Writing, afterwards returning to the local school, Watauga Middle, playing various sports such as Volleyball, Cross-Country/Track and Basketball, in various clubs, such as Spanish, Debate, and Class Representative in Student Council. At Haltom High, played on the Lady Buffs Varsity Soccer Team, a member of High on Life, and Student Council Officer/Representative till graduating in 2000. Studied Business Mgmt/Admin at Jarvis Chriistian College in Hawkins, TX, a member of the Student Pre-Alumni Council, and began to have an interest in pursuing a degree in Political Science, but found a passion in Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy and Farming.

With over 20 years of experience in Construction/Economic Development/Agriculture Projects, working at a Private Business in  Administration/Procurement /Management /Finance, Earth Haulers, Inc., located in Fort Worth, TX; and working with various local, state, federal and certifying agencies such as The State of Texas, Montgomery Plaza/West 7th, SBA, USDOT, City of Quinlan, TCEQ, DFWMSDC, SCORE, City of North Richland Hills, NCTCRA, RHCA, City of Bedford, Fort Worth ISD, Evans/Rosedale Urban Village, Tarrant County Black Historical Genealogical Society Museum,  Evans Bike Lane Project, DART, Tarrant County Black Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and TXDOT, where she attended the TBOD Program and Technical Assistance Training, Austin Commercial ABC’s of Construction, City of Dallas- Emergency Management, Federal Bureau of Prison, DFW National Cemetery, Turner Construction Business School. She followed her dreams and started DEVA ReSale, a Retail/Personal Stylist Co. and DEVA Service’s, WBE Construction Management Firm, a 2019 Legacy Master Class Graduate/Participant, 2018 1-Million Cups Participant/ Presenter, with offices based in Fort Worth, TX. She is the Librarian/Recordkeeper at her Family-Owned Civil Rights Museum Library in Batesville, MS. Stewart of the Oldest Historical Black Community in The State of Texas, Mosier Valley, located in Fort Worth, TX. Member of The Historic Southside Neighborhood Association and a contributing member to the Homelessness Task Force. Member of The Environmental Master Plan Task Force. Member At-Large of the NAACP and active in her Church Communities.  Working in several occupational industries such as a paralegal, consultant, tax preparation, community relations.

Her ambitions and dreams are in the best interest of Watauga and began at age 11. Striving to live up to the city motto to continue to make this a great place to live, and implement generational wealth for those who made this a great place to live.

Disclaimer: This biography is presented as prepared and submitted by Councilmember, Place 1. The content has not been edited or verified by the City.