Chief of Staff, Office of Council Member Larry V. Green, Esq.
City of Houston Council District K
Donald Perkins supervises the District K council office. District K is a new council office created through the City of Houston redistricting process in 2011. Mr. Perkins is also is the Agenda Director for Council Member Larry Green and works on special projects per the direction of the council member. Mr. Perkins oversees a staff of four. Prior to accepting the role as Chief of Staff, Mr. Perkins worked within the City of Houston Planning and Development Department, Neighborhood Planning Services Division. He provided planning and technical support services to civic organizations through the Super Neighborhood Program, Historic Preservation, Prohibited Yard Parking Ordinance, and Special Minimum Lot Size/Building Line Ordinance — all which help to revitalize and improve the quality of life throughout Houston’s communities.
A graduate of Texas Southern University where he received a Master of Science degree in Transportation Studies and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (formerly the University of Southwestern Louisiana) where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Mr. Perkins has been a civil servant for over 16 years. He began his employment as an Associate Planner with the City of Houston and worked his way as a Planner Leader while within the Planning and Development Department. Over the years, Mr. Perkins has participated and coordinated numerous neighborhood conferences as well as popular grassroots symposiums.