Roxanne Martinez, Second Vice President - DISTRICT 9
First elected 2021, Term expires 2025
Deeply rooted in the Fort Worth community, Roxanne Martinez is a small business owner, nonprofit leader, community advocate, wife and mom. Born and raised in the Diamond Hill neighborhood of Fort Worth, Roxanne is a proud product of Fort Worth ISD schools: MH Moore Elementary, Meacham Middle and Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School. Professionally, Roxanne serves as President of Roxstar Marketing, where she consults mission-driven organizations in digital and social media marketing.
Community Involvement: Roxanne has volunteered as a youth sports coach, mentor and board member for the Diamond Hill North Side Youth Association for over a decade. She currently serves as President of the organization that fosters physical and intellectual development of underserved youth in the north Fort Worth community. Roxanne has formerly served as a board member for the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas (Fort Worth Chapter) and Diamond Hill Jarvis Heritage Foundation. In addition, Roxanne volunteers with Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center to serve youth and families through an annual back to school backpack distribution and toy drive.
In addition to being active in PTA, Roxanne served as the DHJ Athletics Booster Club President and served on the school-based decision-making committees for two local schools prior to being elected to the Board. Roxanne is also a Leadership ISD alumni (Class of 2018).
Roxanne is civically engaged, previously serving on the City of Fort Worth’s Race & Culture Task Force and on the City’s Community Action Partners Council. She has also served on the Blue Zones Project Fort Worth Steering Committee and was instrumental in implementing the wellness initiative in her neighborhood. Using her own inspirational cancer survivor story, Roxanne educates others, supports newly diagnosed women and helps to raise funds for organizations that support cancer patients.
Awards: Roxanne was honored with the Bold Woman Award by Girls Inc. of Tarrant County in 2022. She was named one of CW33’s Remarkable Women of the Year for 2021. In 2020, Roxanne was recognized with the Chairman’s Award by the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In 2018, Roxanne was recognized as a Great Women of Texas honoree by the Fort Worth Business Press for service to her community and profession. Furthermore, Roxanne was recognized with a Community Advocate Award and Healthcare Hero Award in 2016.
Roxanne is a graduate of Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism & Communications from the University of Florida and a Graduate Certificate in Marketing Management from the University of Dallas. Roxanne resides in Fort Worth with her husband and kids. Connect with Roxanne at: www.roxannemartinez.com
Amon Carter-Riverside High School, Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School, E.M. Daggett Middle, W. A. Meacham Middle, Riverside Middle, Young Women’s Leadership Academy, E. M. Daggett Elementary, De Zavala Elementary, Diamond Hill Elementary, H.V. Helbing Elementary, M. H. Moore Elementary, Charles E. Nash Elementary, Oakhurst Elementary, Natha Howell Elementary, Versia L. Williams Elementary, Springdale Elementary, Riverside ALC, Daggett Montessori, Cesar Chavez Elementary, Bonnie Brae Elementary