Elected to the Odessas City Council in November of 2020, Steve Thompson represents District 2. He was born on August 24, 1949 in Odessa and have lived here ever since.
Education & Employment
Council Member Thompson attended Permian High School and graduated in 1967. Then, he went on to attend Odessa College on a Golf Scholarship from 1967 - 1969. From 1969 - 1971, he attended Texas Tech on a Golf Scholarship and was named to the Southwest Conference Team. He graduated from Tech with a B.A. in Marketing.
He started "Steve Thompson & Associates," an insurance consulting and broker, in 1973. He retired in July of 2013.
He's passionate about making a difference in Odessa and has volunteered on several boards:
- Easter Seal Telephone Board 1976 - 1987
- Odessa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
- Ector County Hospital District Board of Directors November 1991, Served as President of the Board 1994 - 1996
- Odessa Partnership
- Permian Basin Metropolitan Planning Commission
Council Member Thompson married Janice Herell December 12, 1971. They have two adult children and three grandchildren.