Ashley Paz, Trustee - District 9
First elected 2013; Term expires 2021
Bonnie Brae Elementary, Cesar Chavez Elementary, Daggett Elementary, Daggett Montessori, De Zavala Elementary, M.H. Moore Elementary, Natha Howell Elementary, Oakhurst Elementary, Riverside ALC, Springdale Elementary, Worth Heights Elementary, Daggett Middle, Riverside Middle, World Languages Institute, Young Women's Leadership Academy, Amon Carter-Riverside High School, Green B. Trimble Tech High School, Success High School
Ashley Paz is the proud mother of two daughters, Vivian 2, and Vera 5, who will be a kindergartener this fall at De Zavala Elementary. She is an Arkansas native who has made Fort Worth her home since 2006 with her husband Eric, a LEAN Process Manufacturing Engineer serving the medical industry, by way of Atlanta, Georgia.
Ashley is an entrepreneur who owns two small businesses in the Near Southside of Fort Worth, and who dedicates much of her time to serving her community. Vera Green Productions is a full scale event production, management, and marketing company, while Vivi Gray Design is a creative firm serving the event industry. Ashley has a background in finance and community advocacy having worked for organizations such as the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District and American International Group, Inc.
It was through community and civic involvement that she felt the call for public service. Ashley is a past board member of the Fairmount National Historic District, where she doubled membership as well as increased association involvement during her tenure. She also chaired the organization’s annual home tour in 2011, which saw record attendance and funds raised. Additionally, as the owner of an environmentally conscious event company, she was among five nominees for the Greensource DFW 2013 Environmental Leadership Award for standout entrepreneur. Ashley has been sourced in numerous publications for her expertise.
- National Association of Professional Women
- Tarrant County Democratic Party, Precinct Chair 4060
- The Fairmount National Historic District- Director of Membership 2011-2012, Home Tour Director 2010-2011
- Fort Worth South, Inc.
- Tarrant County Stonewall Democrats
- Professional Wedding Guild
- The Ballet Guild of North Texas