District 2 Council Member, Deborah Morris, was sworn in May 15, 2018.
While serving on the City Council, Deborah says she wants to partner with residents to include them in the decision-making process and give them a strong voice in City government.
Deborah has served on the Building and Fire Codes Board in Garland and as president of the North East Garland Neighborhood Association (NEGNA). She is a Certified First Responder and has served as a local Disaster Team Leader with the American Red Cross. In fact, the Dallas Red Cross has recognized her as a Volunteer of the Year. Deborah also served on the First Aid Team of the Christian Motorcyclists Association. She continues to serve as a mentor to numerous young women in the community and to co-lead the prayer ministry at Antioch Church.
Professionally, Deborah is a nationally recognized writer and public speaker. She has authored more than 140 feature magazine articles and 15 books, including Trapped in a Cave! A True Story; the Real Kids, Real Adventures book series and Teens 9-1-1. She has co-produced two reality-based television movies: Dancing in the Dark (Lifetime/1995) and Angel Flight Down (ABC/1996).
Married 44 years to Terry Morris, Deborah is the mother of three adult children and grandmother of 10. The Morrises have been Garland residents since 1985.