Dallas County Commissioners Court
Dr. Theresa Daniel – Commissioner District 1
411 Elm Street • Administration Building • 2nd Floor • Dallas, Texas 75202 • Phone: 214-653-6668 • Fax: 214-653-7057
I am privileged to serve as your County Commissioner for District 1. As your Commissioner, I have the responsibility and the duty to ensure Dallas County residents receive accurate and fair county representation.
Dr. Daniel has extensive expertise in public affairs, economic development, housing, transportation, education, gerontology and local political thought. Having obtained a Ph.D. in public policy and public administration, she has studied the theories of public service. Also, she has been a social science researcher and involved in public organizations for over three decades, therefore, she also understands the practical side of public service. Professionally, she served as a U.S. Congressional staff member, worked with the American Red Cross and has focused on public education for the past seven years. Prior to her election to Commissioners Court, Dr. Daniel worked with Dallas ISD in program evaluation and accountability and is also adjunct professor of urban and public affairs at UT-Arlington.
Dr. Daniel has a long track record of community service with groups such as the League of Women Voters, local neighborhood associations and civic organizations, her local church and schools. Dr. Daniel and her family live in the White Rock Lake area.