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Mayor and Council

Davis 2010

Mayor W. Richard (Dick) Davis – Mayor Davis was raised in University Park and graduated from Highland Park High School. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Davis spent 42 years as a partner with the firm of Strasburger & Price, LLP. He is currently of counsel to the firm.  

Serving his second term as Mayor, he was a member of the City Council from 1998 to 2004. He has also served on numerous City advisory committees. He and his wife Sally Kay have three children and ten grandchildren.

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Councilmember Robert (Bob) Begert – Born and raised in Canyon, Texas, Councilmember Begert has been a resident of University Park since 1977. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Southern Methodist University and is a senior partner with Burford and Ryburn. A second-term Councilmember, prior to his election, Mr. Begert served on the City’s Legislative Committee. His civic involvement includes past board positions with the Salesmanship Club, the Rotary Club of Dallas and the Park Cities YMCA. He and his wife Debbie have three sons.

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Mayor Pro Tempore Robert (Bob) Clark – Councilmember Clark is a lifelong resident of University Park. A licensed architect, he founded Robert H. Clark and Associates, a local architecture and construction firm. Mr. Clark is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Texas Society of Architects. He serves on the Texas Scottish Rite for Children Hospital Tartan Classic Board of Directors. A third-term Councilmember, he previously served on a number of City committees, including the Board of Adjustment.  He and his wife Gail have two sons and two grandchildren.

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Councilmember Dawn Enoch Moore – Councilmember Moore has called University Park home since her days at SMU over 30 years ago. She received both her undergraduate and law degrees from SMU. Moore is owner and CEO of Allegiance Title Company which has offices throughout the metroplex. In 2005, the SMU Dedman School of Law awarded Moore a distinguish alumni award for corporate service. Prior to her 2012 election, Moore served the City as a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission and Chair of the Legislative Committee. She and her husband, Steve, have three children.  

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Councilmember Tommy Stewart – Councilmember Stewart has resided in University Park for more than 50 years. He is serving his second term on the Council. Prior to his election, Mr. Stewart served for five years on the Public Works Advisory Committee, the last three as chairman, and as a member of the Oversight Committee for the Renovation of City Hall. A civil engineering graduate from UT Austin, he is President of Connell Construction Company. He and his wife Barbie have three children and nine grandchildren.

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