Mayor Pro-Tem Susan Sample will be running unopposed in her bid to become mayor of West U. Sample, an attorney, has served two terms on the city council. She is a native Houstonian and has been a West U resident since 2005.
A product of HISD schools, Sample received her bachelor’s degree from Rice University and obtained a law degree and a master’s in accounting from University of Texas at Austin.
Prior to being elected to city council, Sample served on the board of directors of Friends of West U Parks. She currently serves on the boards of SPARK Park as treasurer, Career and Recovery Resources, a United Way Agency, and Crisis Intervention of Houston as the Junior League of Houston outside board representative. Sample is married to Michael Larsson, who actively serves as a member of West U Rotary.