Born in 1961 in Fort Benning, Georgia, Chris Hanie is the middle child. However, he's been in our city for a long time now. In fact, he has lived in the same house in west Odessa for more than 20 years. He says his proud to represent the older side of Odessa as the City Council Member for District 5.
Council Member Hanie also says he serves his family as the leader of his household and puts God first.
"We will concentrate on families and getting the roads and infrastructure up to the standards of this community. To bring new businesses such as groceries stores, entertainment and sport complexes."
Education and Employment
Council Member Hanie graduated from Forest Park Senior High School. After Moving to Odessa, he spent two years working for American Sales and Service. At one time, he owned two different businesses: CJ Environmental Safety and Alpha Omega Resources.
Currently, he's employed by All American CJD of Odessa.
He is strong in his faith and is active in his church, Odessa Christian Faith Center, serving in the Prayer and Greeter Ministries. "I am working for God every day to bring just one more to him to be saved."
- Odessa Arts
- Downtown Odessa
- Mayor's Drug & Crime Commission
Council Member Hanie is a strong family man as well. He has been married to his wife for more than 20 years.
They have five kids and three grandkids. Hanie and his wife have three grandkids who attend schools here in Odessa.