Roxanne Martinez, TRUSTEE - 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 of two. 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 small businesses and nonprofit organizations in digital and social media marketing.
Community Involvement: Roxanne currently serves as a board member for the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and on the marketing committee for Girls Inc. of Tarrant County. She is an active member of the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas (Fort Worth Chapter). She also serves as Secretary of the Diamond Hill Jarvis Heritage Foundation. For over a decade, Roxanne and her husband have volunteered as coaches, mentors and board members for the Diamond Hill North Side Youth Association. Roxanne now serves as President of the youth organization that fosters physical and intellectual development of underserved youth in the north Fort Worth community.
In addition to being active in the PTA at her children’s school, Roxanne served as DHJ 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 currently serving on the City’s Community Action Partners Council and on the Fort Worth Film Commission Executive Committee. She also serves on the Blue Zones Project Fort Worth Steering Committee and was instrumental in promoting the healthy living initiative in her neighborhood. Using her own inspirational cancer survivor story, Roxanne educates others, supports newly diagnosed women and helps to raise funds for Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth and Cancer Care Services.
Honors: Roxanne was recently 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 two kids, Serenity and Jayson. 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