Place 12: At Large — Term Ends: 12/31/2021

Karen Manila is an Assistant City Manager for the City of North Richland Hills and oversees administrative/fiscal services for the City including budget, finance, information services, municipal court, communications, legislative analysis, franchised utilities and the city’s solid waste contract.  She also oversees community services including the Parks & Recreation Department, Iron Horse Golf Course, NRH2O Family Water Park and the North Richland Hills Public Library.  Ms. Manila earned a bachelor’s of business administration in management from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a master’s in public administration from the University of North Texas.   She joined the City of North Richland Hills in 1999 as the city’s director of budget and research.  Prior to this, Ms. Manila held positions with the City of Garland, Texas; the City of Kaufman, Texas and worked for several years in public accounting.  Ms. Manila has been on the TCAP Board of Directors since 2011.