The Councilman

The Councilman

First elected in 2011, I am currently serving my second term representing District 1 on the Denton City Council. Check out what I've been doing...

The Ideas

The Ideas

Denton is a great city with the potential to be on the cutting-edge of civic possibilities. A great city deserves great vision and big ideas...

The News

The News

Check out this sampling of media coverage of the great things we're doing in and for Denton...

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Stoke: Preparing Denton for the 21st Century Economy

 On the council’s agenda today is a discussion on the state of Stoke, a co-working space and high tech incubator that just launched this summer. I’m excited to have this important conversation. The idea for a coworking space in Denton… continue reading

Diversifying Downtown Denton

  There are many reasons to love the Denton Black Film Festival and appreciate how this event brings value to our community. But I’d like to point to just one that is noticeable to anyone hanging out around downtown the… continue reading

That Time I Spent a Week with Rex Tillerson

This is a post from Emily Roden, the smarter and more attractive Roden, about her brief few days with Rex Tillerson, Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State… Nine years ago, I showed up to the Denton County Courthouse for jury… continue reading