Position 2

Councilmember Sally Branson 

Sally is a lifelong Friendswoodian. After graduating from Friendswood High School in 1976 she briefly moved away to attend The University of Texas at Austin receiving her BBA. She returned to Friendswood where she met and married her husband of 31 years, Jon. They raised 3 children, all of whom graduated from Friendswood High School. She is now the proud grandmother of 3 grandchildren currently making their way through the Friendswood school system as Sally and her children did.

She began her career at NASA Johnson Space Center in the Chief Financial Officers Directorate in 1989, prior to joining the Financial Services Industry in 2000. Unsurprisingly, Sally chose downtown Friendswood as the location for her business that she now owns and manages with her 2 sons.

Term

May 2020 - May 2023

Civic and Community Involvement

Sally believes in giving back to her community and is currently serving on the board of the Galveston County Historical Commission and the Friendswood Historical Society. She is also an active member of the Friendswood Rotary Club. She also served on the board for the Friendswood Education Foundation for over eighteen years and participated in the establishment of the Friends of Downtown Friendswood Association.

City Council Committees

Sally currently serves as liaison to the Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Community Economic Develop Committee. Prior to being elected to City Council in 2017, she served on the Planning & Zoning Commission for three years.  

Education

  • The University of Texas at Austin, BBA