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Mr. Ken Shetter

Mayor

Burleson Opportunity Fund

Burleson Opportunity Fund

Company Description

The Burleson Opportunity Fund is a scholarship program open to all high school graduates who live or attend school in Burleson. The ultimate goal of the Burleson Opportunity Fund is to be able to provide every graduate from the City of Burleson with the... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Executive Director

Safe City Commission Inc

Mayor

City of Burleson

Affiliations

Member, Executive Boards
Johnson County

Member of the Executive Board
North Central Texas Council of Governments

Member, Executive Boards
TEX-21

Board Member
Tax Professional Examiners

Member of Council On Youth, Education
National League of Cities

Member of the Mock Trial Team
Baylor Law School

Founder
Juvenile Witness Intervention Program

Founder
Family Justice Center

Founder
Burleson-Crowley Connection

Member of the Mock Trial Team
American Trial Lawyers Association

Education



Burleson



Burleson High School



Hill College

Juris Doctor degree

Baylor Law School

bachelor of science degree
education
Baylor University

degree of Juris Doctor

Baylor Law School

juris doctorate degree

Baylor Law School

master of arts degree
applied sociology
The American University

Web References (200 Total References)


Burleson Higher Education Opportunity Fund

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Ken Shetter, City of Burleson Mayor

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Staff - Safe City Commission

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Ken Shetter

Executive Director
Ken Shetter began his tenure as the first Executive Director of the Safe City Commission on May 9, 2005. Under his leadership, the Commission has assumed the coordination of the C.O.R.E. program, revitalized Tarrant County's Crime Stoppers program, expanded the highly successful Imagine No Violence initiative and developed Bright Futures, an innovative gang prevention program.
Mr. Shetter earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Baylor University in 1994 and a Master of Arts in Applied Sociology from The American University in Washington, D.C. in 1995. While attending The American University, Mr. Shetter was a Dean's Scholar and a Sociology Department Fellow. In May, 1998, he earned a degree of Juris Doctor from Baylor Law School where he was a member of the Mock Trial Team and recipient of the 1998 Scott, Douglass, Luton & McConnico Evidence Award.
In addition to his Safe City Commission duties, Mr. Shetter is the Mayor of Burleson, Texas and serves on the executive board of the North Central Texas Council of Governments, and as Chairman of the Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition.


Staff - Safe City Commission

www.safecitycommission.org [cached]

Ken Shetter

Executive Director
Ken Shetter began his tenure as the first Executive Director of the Safe City Commission on May 9, 2005. Under his leadership, the Commission has assumed the coordination of the C.O.R.E. program, revitalized Tarrant County's Crime Stoppers program, expanded the highly successful Imagine No Violence initiative and developed Bright Futures, an innovative gang prevention program.
Mr. Shetter earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Baylor University in 1994 and a Master of Arts in Applied Sociology from The American University in Washington, D.C. in 1995. While attending The American University, Mr. Shetter was a Dean's Scholar and a Sociology Department Fellow. In May, 1998, he earned a degree of Juris Doctor from Baylor Law School where he was a member of the Mock Trial Team and recipient of the 1998 Scott, Douglass, Luton & McConnico Evidence Award.
In addition to his Safe City Commission duties, Mr. Shetter is the Mayor of Burleson, Texas and serves on the executive board of the North Central Texas Council of Governments, and as Chairman of the Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition.


City of Burleson

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Mayor Kenneth Shetter mayor@burlesontx.com

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Mayor Kenneth Shetter mayor@burlesontx.com
Ken Shetter was elected mayor in June of 2004, during his second term on Burleson's City Council. His priorities for Burleson include responsible management of the city's explosive growth, maintaining the highest standards in public safety, improving the transportation infrastructure, developing a sound economic development plan, maintaining fiscal discipline and the continued revitalization of Old Town.
He is currently active with the Strengthening Families Initiative, which is based on improving economic success, health and wellness, a safe and vibrant community, and child and youth development in the city. Shetter was recently appointed to the National League of Cities Council on Youth, Education and Families, which is composed of elected officials and youth members and representatives from major national organizations and corporations concerned about children and families.
The mayor was instrumental in the development of the Burleson Opportunity Fund which he and others hope will provide universal access to higher education for Burleson students. He currently serves as chairman of the board of directors for the Burleson Opportunity Fund.
Shetter is active in regional public policy planning and advocacy. He is a former member of the executive board of the North Central Texas Council of Governments and currently serves as chairman of the Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition.
Mayor Shetter was born and raised in the Burleson, Texas, area, and is a 1990 graduate of Burleson High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in education from Baylor University in 1994, followed by a master of arts degree in applied sociology from The American University in Washington, D.C., in 1995. While attending The American University, Shetter was a Dean's Scholar and a sociology department fellow. In May 1998, he graduated from Baylor Law School with a juris doctorate degree. As a third-year law student, he was a member of Baylor's prestigious Mock Trial Team and recipient of the 1998 Scott, Douglass, Luton & McConnico Evidence Award. Following graduation, the mayor practiced law for seven years, concentrating in the areas of civil litigation and real estate transactions.
In addition to being mayor of Burleson, Shetter currently serves as the executive director of Safe City Commission, Inc., a non-profit corporation which develops and supports effective crime prevention and crime reduction programs and provides a framework for collaboration among Tarrant County's public safety and crime prevention network.


The Tarrant Regional Transportation ...

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The Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition announced the following board appointments for 2009-2010: Chairwoman Kathryn Wilemon, Arlington city council member; Vice-Chairwoman Mary Lib Saleh, mayor of Euless; Secretary/Treasurer Gary Fickes, Tarrant County Commissioner; and Past Chairman Ken Shetter, mayor of Burleson.

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