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Betsy Price

Mayor

City of Fort Worth

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price took office in 2011 and was re-elected to a second two-year term in 2013. In addition to promoting jobs, strengthening education, fighting crime, and improving mobility, she has focused on making Fort Worth a healthy, engaged and fiscally responsible city. She helped organize FitWorth, a citywide initiative, to encourage active lifestyles and healthy habits in children and adults. She has championed public engagement initiatives like SteerFW, walking and rolling town halls and YourFortWorth.org, an online public forum for Fort Worth residents. She has taken great strides in making Fort Worth an international city. Prior to being elected major, Price served 11 years as Tarrant County’s tax assessor. Her numerous honors include the Presidential Award from the Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas, the Distinguished Alumni award from the University of Texas at Arlington, the Altrusa Civic Award for professional and volunteer contributions to the community and the Texas Medical Association Foundation Health Leader Award. She has been married to Tom, an insurance agent, for more than 40 years and has three adult children, Kathryn, Phillip and Paul. In her spare time, Price is an avid cyclist and enjoys spending quality time with her three grandsons, Chappell, Price and Dalton.