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Dr. Geré Feltus

Dr. Geré Feltus made local history in 2021 as the first Black woman to be elected to serve on the McKinney City Council.

Dr. Feltus is an active citizen of McKinney where she has served on the Board of Directors for the McKinney Economic…

Tracy Rath

Tray Rath has been a long term serving member of the McKinney community. Mrs. Rath served on the McKinney City Council from 2015 to 2019 in the At-Large seat.

In 2018, Councilwoman Rath made local history as the first female Mayor Pro Tem to…

Ruth Thompson

Ruth Thompson is the owner of nonprofit Hugs Cafe and Greenhouse, an organization to provide meaningful training and competitively-paid employment for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Mrs. Thompson felt committed to…

Maylee Thomas Fuller

Maylee Thomas Fuller is the founder of the Love Life Foundation. LLF's mission is to "spread love and hope to the at-risk in our community by partnering with local agencies to provide valuable aid and support".

Outside of her philanthropic…

Kimberly Sanchez

Kimberly Sanchez, left in photo, is one of the founders of the local business The Sanchez Group that specializes in "creating high quality, sustainable communities." The Sanchez Group is the current ongoing sponsor of the nonprofit The Little Free…

Beth Mack Bentley

Beth Mack Bentley has become an integral person in the preservation of the history of McKinney. When noticing the rapid rate of local history becoming forgotten Mrs. Bentley and other community members formed the group "Legacy Keepers of Old East…

Averie Bishop

Ms. Averie Bishop. born & raised in McKinney, made history as the first Asian American woman to win the Miss Texas pageant in 2022. Her social platform as Miss Texas is the "Yall Means All" campaign to have every child in Texas fulfil the desire to…

Angela Richardson-Wood

Angela Richardson-Woods served on the McKinney City Council from Dec 2020 to May 2021 for District 1, this appointment marks Mrs. Richardson-Woods as the first Black woman to serve on the council. Previously Mrs. Richardson-Woods served as the…