Mrs. Hale is a native Texan, transplanted from her lifelong home of Houston to Plantersville in 1989. She is an active volunteer in our community; serving as a member of Plantersville Town Hall Board since 1991, President of Plantersville Town Hall, Inc. since 1995, Precinct Chair for Grimes County Republican Party, as well as Election Judge in Grimes County Republican Party, founding member and Past President of Grimes County Republican Women. She is also Secretary-Treasurer of her church, board member of BVCOG, and was Secretary of Grimes County Sub-Regional Planning Commission when it was active. Mrs. Hale participates in many other local activities.
She has been married to John Hale for more than 50 years. She has one son who is a Lieutenant Colonel Retired in the Texas National Guard Reserves and has been married to his wife, Jen, since 1995. Most importantly, she has three precious granddaughters with whom she enjoys spending as much time as possible,
Mrs. Allphin has been a resident of Plantersville for 40 years. She and her husband, Robbie own a small business. The business experience she has gathered over 41 years include management of services, budget and fiscal responsibilities. Her goal is to serve our city with time, talent and preserving the heritage for future generations. She enjoys working with people and being involved with community events. She and her husband, Robbie raised their children, Robyn, Rachel and Reese in the Plantersville community and continue to support many local organizations with volunteering and fundraising. They have 2 granddaughters, ages 7 and 3 that keep them on the move with new adventures. Elected in 2017, she proudly served as Mayor Pro Tem. Re-elected in 2021, she now serves as City Secretary.
Mrs. Bettes is a retired educator with 39 years' experience in public education and is accustomed to working with individuals and groups in various situations or circumstances. She is active in several community activities and events that support Plantersville, She worked diligently for the Incorporation of the City.
In her career and in retirement has served or is serving in leadership roles in multiple organizations; currently President of the NISD Education Foundation and the Music Study Club of Navasota and Secretary for Plantersville Town Hall Board of Directors. She served nine years on the NISD School Board.
Presently, she is on the Board of Directors for the Navasota Grimes County Chamber of Commerce and the Grimes County Crime Stoppers. She was recently appointed to the Brazos Valley Criminal Justice Advisory Committee. Additionally, an active member of a local church.
Not only is she involved in activities and affairs of the community and county, but also the owner/operator of a small cow-calf operation. Since education has been a life-long passion, she continues to work in that area as a supervisor for alternative teacher certification.
She pledges to bring the following to the Council of Aldermen: leadership, stability, integrity and a willingness to work toward the future good of the City of Plantersville and its residents.
Bishop Dr. Otis Greenwood is the son of Otis and Eva Greenwood. He graduated from Navasota High school in 1979 and from Paul Quinn with a bachelor’s degree in organizational management. Most of his working career has been in some form of management. Otis is a Bishop with the New Testament Pentecostal Outreach, Bishop of education. He received his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Theology from Vineyard Place Theological Seminary. As the founder of Truevine Gospel Ministry of Plantersville, he is proud to be a lifelong member of this community. As an Alderman of Plantersville, his goal is to help establish this new city and to maintain the small-town atmosphere that we have. He was raised by parents who instilled in him to respect others and to love God with all his heart. Never being afraid of hard work, he has worked in the hay field, the watermelon patch, and much more. He wishes to see his grandkids have the upbringing that he and his kids received. As a pastor in Plantersville he is active in the community and believes that every person in Plantersville must be represented and their voices heard.
Mr. Dean has lived in beautiful Plantersville for twenty years. He and his wife Elaine enjoy the tranquility and friendliness of the community. He owns a tax and business solutions firm that services clients locally and across our great country. Frank is a graduate of Texas A&M University, a published author with experience in the businesses of aviation and real estate. He strives to bring his business experience to the City of Plantersville Government and work with all of the accomplished elected officials.
Mrs. Kurten was born in Grimes County and has resided in Plantersville for 46 years. Carolyn is a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor's degree in accounting and a graduate of Lamar University with a Master's degree in school counseling.
Mrs. Kurten's passion for helping children learn is evidenced by serving as Special Education teacher in a local school district. In addition, she is eager to serve the citizens of the City of Plantersville by striving to maintain small town values that have served the community so well.