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John Nix

Councilmember
District 6-South
Term: (filled unexpired term) June 2013-2014; 2014-2016; 2016-2018
Business Owner


John believes that his business experience in the service industry has given him the ability to help people from all sectors of the community communicate, understand each other and cooperate.  He recognizes that the struggles of establishing and maintaining a business are priceless experiences.

"I take these experiences with me in every aspect of my community service, with the aim of making Tyler successful…today and in the future,” he said.

One of John’s passions that he has worked towards over the years is encouraging and equipping young leadership in Tyler. He works hard to give these up-and-coming leaders confidence and the necessary tools which will have a profound positive impact on Tyler for years to come.  

“We have a wonderful city and have been blessed by years of faithful service by countless people in our community," he said. “I look to continue strengthening our community as we go forward.”

Community Service and Leadership:
•    Councilman, City of Tyler District 6  (2013-present)
•    Council Building Committee, City of Tyler (2014-Present)
•    Council Audit Committee, City of Tyler (2013-2014)
•    Chairman of the Developers Roundtable, City of Tyler (2013-Present)
•    Commissioner, City of Tyler Planning & Zoning Commission (2010-2013)
•    Chairman, Tyler Area Builders Association Government Relations Committee (2007-present)
•    Member, Leadership Tyler Board of Directors (2009-2015)
•    Vice President of Programs, Leadership Tyler (2011-2014)
•    Member, City of Tyler Code Review Committee for Existing & New Building Codes (2012)
•    Graduate & Class Representative, Leadership Tyler Class 22 (2009)
•    Member & Chairman, City of Tyler Construction Board of Adjustments & Appeals (2008-2010)
•    First Sergeant to ALERT program MRT (Mobile Response Team) – led a team in disaster relief and humanitarian aid throughout the U.S. (2000-2001)
•     20 Somethings Singles Program Leader, Grace Community Church (2003-2005)
•    Yearly Participant, Tyler Area Builders Association Rally Day, Austin Texas
•    Volunteer Contractor for Tyler Main Street Art Gallery (2009)
•    Volunteer Builder for Parental Care Ministries in Mbarrara, Uganda (2011, 2016)

Past and Present Associations:
• Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce
• Tyler Area Builders Association
• Historic Tyler, Inc.
• National Association of Home Builders & NAHB Certified Green Building Professional
• Better Business Bureau
• National Federation of Independent Business
• Tyler Apartment Association
• Tyler Men's Bible Study Fellowship
• Leadership Tyler, LT 100  

Special Awards & Achievements:
2012-2013, Winner, Home Builders & Contractors, Locals Love Us!
Congressional Commendations-
• March 1997 – Falmouth, KY – Disaster & Flood Relief
• May 1997 – Manchester, OH – Ohio River Flooding Relief Work
• October 1998 – Moscow, Russia – Remodeling Orphanage
• November 1999 – San Pedro, Sula, Honduras – Hurricane Mitch Disaster Relief
• November 1999 – Midwest City, OK – Tornado Disaster Relief
Honorable Recognition, State of Kentucky for Kentucky Flood Relief Efforts, 1997
Honorary Citizen, Little Rock, AR, 1997
Recipient of the Loyd Hutson Memorial Humanitarian Award, 1998
Certificate of Merit, McDonough, GA, 2000





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