District 1

Council Member, Steve R. Porter

Council Member Porter was elected to a two-year term as Single Member District One. Steve and his wife Nancy moved to Sugar Land from Houston over 35 years ago to raise their family. They have lived in District 1 for all that time. They have four sons, three daughters-in-law, and six grandchildren. Steve retired as a Global Information Systems Project Manager after close to 40 years with ExxonMobil Corporation. His wife Nancy works for Fort Bend ISD. Both Steve and Nancy have and continue to be actively involved in the community they care about.


  • City of Sugar Land Council Member District One
    • Current Roles:
      • Sugar Land Development Corporation (4A) President
      • Sugar Land 4B Corporation Member
      • Economic Development Committee
      • Compensation Committee
      • Performing Arts Center Taskforce
      • Integrated Water Resource Planning Taskforce
      • H-GAC General Assembly & Board of Directors, Alternate
    • Past Roles:
      • Sugar Land Development Corporation (4A) Member
      • Intergovernmental Relations Committee
      • Finance / Audit Committee
      • H-GAC General Assembly & Board of Directors
      • Future Land Use Plan Taskforce
      • Imperial Redevelopment District Board - Nomination Committee Chair
      • Sugar Land Heritage Foundation – City Liaison Board Member
  • City of Sugar Land Volunteer Activities
    • University Boulevard North Citizens Taskforce
    • Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Update Citizens Taskforce
    • City Council Election Recount Committee
  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
    • Leadership Forum Graduate, Class of 2013
  • Fort Bend County-City of Sugar Land
    • Joint Airport Zoning Board - Past Member representing Ft. Bend County

Civic – Continued

  • Burney Road Municipal Utility District
    • Past Board member & Vice President
  • Gannoway Lake Estates HOA
    • Past President & Current Vice President
  • Imperial Redevelopment Committee
    • Past Member
  • Old Sugar Land Alliance - Past Member
  • Riverpointe Church, Small Group Co-Leader with wife Nancy
  • Boy Scouts of America
    • District Recruiting Committee - Past Member
    • Troop Committee - Past Member
    • Troop Advancement Chair - Past Member



May 2017 - May 2019
  • Mayor Pro Tem


  • MBA, Houston Baptist University
  • BS Physics, University of Houston
  • Memorial High School, Houston’s Spring Branch ISD

Business & Professional

  • ExxonMobil Corporation, Retired


  • Married, 4 adult sons, 3 daughters-in-law, and 6 grandchildren
  • Lived in Sugar Land District 1 for over 35 years
    • Sugar Mill - 22 years
    • Gannoway Lake Estates - 13 years
    • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America