Tim Wood was elected to the Stafford City Council in May 2023. Tim and his wife Brisa live in Stafford with their 3 children, all of which are enrolled in schools of the Stafford Municipal School District. Tim has had the privilege of teaching and learning from thousands of Stafford youth as a Spanish teacher at Stafford Middle School since the 2013-2014 school year. Since 2015 he has been the head coach of the Stafford High School Tennis Team, which he has helped to grow both in numbers and in competitiveness, culminating in multiple district championships and even a state championship in Girls Doubles in 2021. He has also been involved in campus leadership, having served as an active participant on many committees such as the Safety and Security, Student Health Advisory, Calendar, and District of Innovation committees. Prior to his service as an educator, Tim worked for over 4 years as a bilingual financial counselor, helping clients balance their budgets and get out of debt.
Tim is originally from Natchitoches, Louisiana where he graduated from the premier statewide magnet school, the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts. He graduated magna cum laude from Louisiana State University (LSU) in 2009 with bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and International Studies: Latin America. He also received minors in Political Science, Geography, and Business Administration. From 2004-2006 he took a two-year sabbatical from his university studies to serve a mission trip in the Dominican Republic where he became fluent in the Spanish language.
Tim credits his parents for instilling in him a strong desire to serve others and make things better. In the Houston area, Tim has volunteered as a scoutmaster, sharing his love of the outdoors with local youth. Tim believes strongly in giving back to his community and has given countless hours serving those affected by natural disasters, hunger, financial and emotional stress. Tim takes seriously the honor afforded him by Stafford residents to serve them on the Stafford City Council. He will continue to work towards helping the city be fiscally prudent, responsive to its citizens, and constantly striving to improve and continue to make Stafford a great place to live, work, shop, and get an education.
Term expires: May 2026