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 38 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 seven grandchildren. Steve retired as a Global Information Systems Project Manager after close to 40 years with ExxonMobil Corporation. 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)
      • Sugar Land 4B Corporation
    • Committees:
      • Economic Development
      • Finance / Audit
      • Integrated Water Resource Planning Taskforce
      • H-GAC General Assembly & Board of Directors, Alternate
    • Past Roles:
      • Mayor ProTem
      • Sugar Land Development Corporation (4A) President
      • Sugar Land Heritage Foundation – City Liaison Board Member
      • H-GAC General Assembly & Board of Directors
    • Past Committees:
      • Intergovernmental Relations
      • Compensation
      • Economic Development
      • Finance/Audit Imperial
    • Past Taskforces:
      • Imperial Redevelopment District Board Nomination Chair
      • Performing Arts Center
      • Future Land Use Plan
    • Past City of Sugar Land Volunteer Activities:
      • University Boulevard North Citizens Taskforce
      • Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Update Citizens Taskforce
      • City Council Election Citizens Recount Committee
    • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
      • Leadership Forum Graduate, Class of 2013

    • Past 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 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 – past:
    • District Recruiting Committee
    • Troop Committee
    • Troop Advancement Chair


May 2019 - May 2021


  • 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 7 grandchildren
  • Lived in Sugar Land District 1 for over 38 years
    • Sugar Mill - 22 years
    • Gannoway Lake Estates - 16 years
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America