Kevin Fowler Biography
Welcome to Rockwall! Ours is one of the fastest growing cities in North Texas. Rockwall was founded in 1854 and is the County Seat of Rockwall County. Rockwall is approximately 22 miles east of downtown Dallas on Interstate 30 with a population of more than 45,000.
Kevin Fowler was first elected to the Rockwall City Council in 2015 and then reelected in 2017 and 2019. He served as Mayor Pro-Tem from 2018-2019 and again from 2020-2021. He was elected Mayor in 2021. Kevin has lived in Rockwall since 2000 where he has been active in the Rockwall community serving in leadership roles on a number of boards and city appointed commissions, including the Rockwall Economic Development Corporation, Building Better Roads Bond Committee, Rockwall Business and Education Committee, the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the Rockwall Rotary Club, Lake Pointe Hospital, the YMCA, Boy Scouts of America, Rockwall Youth Fair and CASA.
He has been in the banking industry 30 years and is currently the Senior Vice President of Independent Financial in Rockwall. His education includes a B.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA and he is a graduate of Southern Methodist University’s Southwestern Graduate School of Banking. Kevin is a member of First Baptist Church of Rockwall. He is married to Amanda and has 4 children, (Jake, Davis, Grace and Dawson) and a granddaughter, Ryder.
The purpose of the government of the City of Rockwall is to provide responsible leadership and the services and infrastructure necessary for a safe environment and a high quality of life for our citizens.
MEETINGS & AGENDAS
Council Meetings are held at 6:00 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at, 385 S. Goliad, Council Chambers. Meeting & Agendas Page
BEYOND THE HORIZON - DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN AWARD
The City of Rockwall has developed a program called the Beyond The Horizon Distinguished Citizen Award to
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The Mayor and all members of the City Council are elected 'at large.' The City of Rockwall is not split up
into specific precincts or districts for municipal elections. Correspondence to the Mayor and/or the City
Council may be sent to:
Rockwall City Hall
385 South Goliad
Rockwall, Texas 75087
Bennie Daniels was elected to the Rockwall City Council in 2017. He previously served two terms on the Council from 2011 to 2015. While on the Council, Bennie served as liaison to the Rockwall Economic Development Corporation, Fireman Pension Board, and Architectural Review Board as well as on the Naming & Citizens Award subcommittee.
Bennie and his wife have been married for fifty-five years and have two sons and three grandchildren. They are forty year residents of Rockwall. Bennie has a business degree from Louisiana Tech University. He worked for the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau for the Census for twenty-two years and was awarded the U. S. Department of Commerce Bronze Medal for exceptional contributions as Assistant Regional Director, Dallas, Texas. He owned an insurance agency in Rockwall from 1985 until he retired in 2007. During the operation of his agency, he was ranked in the top seven percent of State Farm agents nationwide.
Bennie has contributed to the Rockwall community in many capacities, including being on the Board of Directors for the YMCA and Rockwall County Helping Hands, where he served five years as Chairman of the Board. He was a founding member of the Rockwall Breakfast Rotary and is a member of the Rockwall Police Academy Association. Bennie and his family were one of six families from First Baptist Church of Rockwall who founded Lakepointe Church in 1979. They currently are members of First Baptist Church of Rockwall.
Councilmember Mark Moeller retired in July 2015, after a 38 year career in law enforcement. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice, from Central Missouri State University, Mark joined the Dallas Police Department in July 1977. He also received a Master of Science in business and human relations from Amber University in 1997. For nearly 25 years, Mark worked in several different divisions, including patrol, narcotics, internal affairs, youth, and crimes against persons. He retired from Dallas as a Lieutenant, leaving to become the Police Chief for the City of Rockwall in April 2002.
He served as Chief for more than 13 years during a time of unprecedented growth and change in our city. The population doubled from 20,000 to more than 40,000, and the department grew from 42 to 79 sworn officers. Chief Moeller implemented many new programs and enhanced and refined several others throughout his tenure.
One of the most notable, was overseeing the designation as a “Recognized Agency” through the Texas Police Chiefs Recognition Program. This requires assessment and certification by outside assessors to ensure compliance with 168 standards and best practices for Texas police agencies, meaning a department is operating under the most professional standards in law enforcement.
Since his retirement, and in keeping with his commitment to public service, Mark has served on the Board of Directors for the Rockwall Central Appraisal District for six years. He also served six years as a member of Rockwall’s Planning and Zoning Commission. Mark has been married to his wife, Debbie, for more than 42 years. They have two adult children and four grandchildren, all living in the Rockwall area.
Clarence Jorif was elected to the Rockwall City Council in May 2021. He received his master’s degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Public Safety/Crisis Management from Norwich University in Northfield, VT. He received a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology from the State University of New York.
Clarence began his prestigious military career in the U.S. Army as a military police officer stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas. He worked his way through the ranks and was subsequently assigned to the Criminal Investigation Command, where he was a highly decorated U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 3.
Clarence has honed his leadership skills throughout 38+ years of federal, county, local, and military law enforcement service. He retired in December 2016 as a Senior Special Agent from the U.S. Secret Service, where he provided and supervised protective operations for the President and Vice President of the United States, former presidents, and foreign heads of state.
He is the owner of The Compound Royse City, which is a shooting sports training facility currently located in Rockwall, Texas. The business affords individuals the ability to learn protective skills needed to safeguard themselves and their families.
Clarence has been a resident of Rockwall since 2012, where he resides with his wife, Lyne, and three daughters, Maya, Sydney, and Darby.
Trace Johannesen was elected to Rockwall City Council in 2018. He and his wife Amy live in Stone Creek Estates with their three children. Trace works in business strategy and technology consulting for a purpose-driven consulting firm called Slalom. Prior to joining Slalom, Trace worked for technology professional services firms in varying leadership roles.
Before City Council, Trace served on Rockwall’s Architectural Review Board. He also proudly serves Rockwall in varying capacities including leading Communications for the local American Legion Post, as a partner in Chamber of Commerce, a Founding Member of Rockwall Veterans Business Alliance, and a Founding Member of 100 Business Leaders of Rockwall County.
A fourth-generation US Marine, Trace left his job to enlist in September 2001 in the wake of the terrorist attacks. He deployed to Okinawa and the Philippines, completed his service in 2005, and returned to Texas A&M University in College Station only to be recalled to service in 2007. He then deployed to Iraq on a Military Transition Team (MiTT) embedded with the Iraqi Army as military instructor cadre. Upon his return to Texas, Trace completed his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Management Information Systems at Texas A&M.
Dana K. Macalik was elected to the Rockwall City Council in May 2017. Dana is a 5th generation resident of Rockwall, having attended Rockwall schools, graduating from Rockwall High School in 1980. Dana raised her family in Rockwall, with one son graduating from Rockwall High School and two sons from Rockwall-Heath High School. She has been active in the Rockwall community, serving in various leadership roles on several boards and commissions; currently she serves on the Board of Directors of Star Transit. She and her husband, Jeff, live in Chandlers Landing and have four adult children: Julie, Robert, Austin and Eric, along with daughters-in-law, Katy and Maggie, and son-in-law Jamie and grandchildren, Lance (age 5), and Frankie Jo (born 2021).
Dana retired in July 2021 from Keller Williams Realty, where she focused in business development, brokerage management, financial performance and profitability. She holds a real estate license. She spent 10 years in real estate prior to joining the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center in 2011, where she was the President/CEO. In that capacity, she supported businesses, leaders and citizens expanding economic development opportunities. While there, Dana led the Chamber to receive 4-star accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for Operational Excellence, which only 3% of Chambers achieve nationwide. Prior to her roles in Rockwall, Dana spent 25 years in sales and marketing management. Dana received a Business Management degree in Marketing from Sam Houston State University and graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a professional development degree in Organizational Management. She is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Rockwall, Past President of Rockwall Noon Rotary Club and a member of the First Baptist Church of Rockwall.
Anna G. Campbell was appointed to the Rockwall City Council in June of 2020. Anna was born and raised in the Republic of Panama (Canal Zone). She is a 30-year resident of the City of Rockwall where she has raised her two sons. She has been active in the Rockwall community, serving as President of the Rockwall County Hispanic Republican Club and on the Executive Board of the Rockwall Women’s League. Anna is the President Elect for the Rockwall County Republican Women, and holds additional leadership roles with the Boys and Girls Club, and the Rockwall Rotary Club.
Anna is a 20 year educator for Rockwall ISD. She has taught bilingual kindergarten and 1st grade; ESL and Spanish in middle school; and AVID, ESL and Spanish at Rockwall High School. She has served on the RHS Leadership Team for 10 years, and currently sponsors the RHS Interact Club, which connects high school students with Rockwall Rotary projects. Anna has received several honors, including Williams Middle School Teacher of the Year, Region 10 Secondary Teacher of the Year, the Hawk Award-Most Influential Teacher of the Year (twice), Multi-Cultural Secondary Teacher of the Year and nominated by students, peers and parents for the Sterling Shining Star Award. Anna earned a B.A. in English and Spanish.
Anna has also served the Rockwall County Hispanic community working with churches and other organizations in providing legal assistance, as well as family involvement in education and the community. Anna enjoys spending time with her family and is a member of the First Baptist Church of Rockwall.