Ken Shetter began his tenure as the first Executive Director of the Safe City Commission on May 9, 2005.
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.