Council Member Lovie Downey was elected to Council on May 4, 2019.
Lovie Downey is a third generation Watauga resident. After attending Keller High School, Mrs. Downey lived all over the country working for several corporations in Finance and contract negotiations. Mrs. Downey decided to leave her corporate job and focus her time on caring for her parents and children. Mrs. Downey and her family moved back to Watauga in 2011 to be closer to her extended family and give her children the same wonderful experiences of growing up in Watauga as she had.
Mrs. Downey has volunteered with several charitable organizations throughout her life. She has been a volunteer for C.A.S.A and other organizations that aid abused and neglected children. She also volunteers with various animal rescue groups to assist in getting animals medical care and finding forever homes. Throughout her children’s time in school she has been involved in PTA, PTO, and various boards and committees.
Mrs. Downey is married to Brian Downey who currently serves the community as a Deputy Sheriff with the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. and Mrs. Downey have also raised three beautiful children. Their two daughters are graduates of Richland High School and their son is currently attending Richland.
Mrs. Downey loves her hometown of Watauga and looks forward to serving her community.