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First elected in 2014, Renee Franklin is serving her third term as council member for the City of Benbrook. She has lived in Benbrook since 2001. Maggie, a 13-year old dachshund/collie mix is her 4-legged child.  Renee is passionate about her immediate and extended family network which is spread throughout the state and country. 
Renee graduated from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. She currently works for a financial and insurance company as an Intermediate Business Intelligence Developer/Analyst, and is a small business owner providing mathematical mentoring and organizational services.

Renee combines her passion for health and charitable service by supporting numerous organizations and events in and around the Benbrook community, including, but not limited to: Benbrook Trash Bash, Lions Club Chili Supper and National Night Out; 4 PAWS, Inc. (Pets Are Worth Saving), Alzheimer's Association ALZ Stars team member in Cowtown Half-Marathon, Benbrook/Westside YMCA Board, Benbrook Middle-High School Site Based Committee, Lake Benbrook Half-Marathon, Western Hills High School Cougar Pride Foundation, Women's Victory over Violence walk and YMCA Fort Worth Turkey Trot.