Councilman Jungus Jordan Files For Re-Election to Fort Worth City Council District 6
Fort Worth, Texas, January 28, 2015 - City Councilman Jungus Jordan filed for re-election today, seeking to continue representing Fort Worth City Council District 6 in south and southwest Fort Worth. During his time serving on the council, Jordan has become a respected leader on important local and regional issues, particularly transportation, public safety, and financial accountability. Jordan is also the immediate past President of the Texas Municipal League.
Jordan's involvement in overseeing the construction and completion of the Chisholm Trail Parkway and other important local projects has led to him being recognized for his leadership on transportation issues, including receiving TexDOT's Roadhand Award, the North Texas Commission's North Texas Transportation Excellence Award in Mobility, and the National League of Cities' Excellence in Transportation Award.
"I look forward to continuing to work on upgrading our city's mobility, while making sure District 6's street and road needs are met," Jordan said. Additional priorities Jordan has set for the next city council term include strong support for public safety, holding the line on the city's property tax rate, continuing efforts to upgrade Fort Worth's infrastructure, and maintaining financial accountability and oversight at all levels of city government.
A Fort Worth native, Jungus Jordan was born at Carswell Air Force Base and graduated from local public schools and TCU. He retired from the United States Air Force as a Lieutenant Colonel after serving as a senior level manager in the Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon. He is also a decorated Vietnam veteran.
After retiring from the military, Jordan worked as a Development Officer at TCU, a Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for an international marketing firm, and as a financial planner for a national financial services company. He currently works part time at a local children's hospital.
Jungus and his wife Glenda have been married for 44 years and have two adult children and two grandchildren.