Councilmember Russell Machann, Position No. 5 At-Large
Born in San Angelo, Texas, Russell grew up in Katy, Texas, and attended Katy High School. He later advanced to Angelo State University and Sam Houston State University. He has lived in Wharton, Texas, for twenty four years. He is married to Tonya and has three daughters, Kacy, Andrea and Robin. Russell is the owner of Machann Consulting Inc., has a partnership agreement with AP Formulators in Houston as Sr. Sales Account Manager and is a consultant with JESCO Construction.
Russell is currently serving on the City Council for the City of Wharton. He also serves on the City Council Finance, Housing and Public Health Committees, Wharton Economic Development Corporation Board, CAD Board of Directors, Wharton County Youth Fair since 1994 as President, member of the Executive Board, Ticket Booth, several fair committees and Chairman of the BBQ Cook Off for 20 years. He is involved with the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo as District Chairman for Area Go Texan, Membership and Directory and Assistance Committees, Scholarship Judging Committee and a life time member since 1986.