Mayor Carl Law
Mayor Law moved to Burkburnett in 1958 to attend Midwestern University. He intended to move on after graduation; however, he met Eloise Morris at church and decided to stay. They married and had two daughters (Stacy and Cindy). Both daughters and their husbands graduated from MSU. Stacy has two daughters (Sydney and Sadie), and Cindy has two sons (Cal and Stoney). The Mayor graduated from MSU and then attended St. Mary’s University in San Antonio where he earned a Master of Counselling degree. He served in the Army then worked as a civilian for the Air Force, retiring as a GS-14 training manager. Eloise retired from BISD administration in 2004. Mayor Law serves on the Grace Ministries Board of Directors and is chairman of the deacons at First Baptist Church. He volunteers at United Regional Medical Center. He was selected as the Chamber of the Commerce Citizen of the Year in 2010.
Mayor Pro-Tem Marguerite Love
Commissioner Marguerite Love has lived in Burkburnett since 1971. She is married to Brian Love and her children are Jacob Guffey, Kristin Guffey and Jayson Love. A 1983 graduate of BHS, she began her insurance career through the Office Education Assn. program. She has been a General Lines Agent since 1994 and is an Agency Producer with Farmers Insurance Group in Matt Horn's Insurance Agency. They are members of First Baptist Church of Burkburnett. Commissioner Love has served on the Burkburnett Boys & Girls Club board since 1991. She is also a member of the Yellow Rose Sertoma Club in Burkburnett. Her love of people, helping those in need and bringing citizens together for a common purpose is what led her to serve on the city council. Commissioner Love was elected in May 2012.
Commissioner Randy Brewster decided to call Burkburnett his home in early 2006. Randy and his wife, Donna made the move to Burkburnett because they realized the value of a great community for raising their three children. They are members of First Baptist Church in Burkburnett. Mr. Brewster graduated in 1998 from Midwestern State University with a bachelor’s degree. He is employed by First Bank. Commissioner Brewster is involved with the Burkburnett Chamber of Commerce, Burkburnett Boys and Girls Club, Boomtown Lions Club, and the Roustabouts. He also enjoys lazy days at the lake and spending time with his family. He was elected May 2011.
Jeremy has lived in Burkburnett since 2008. He is a tenured, associate professor of Political Science at Midwestern State University. While he works in Wichita Falls, his family chose to live in Burkburnett because of the benefits a small, close-knit community provides to a family. Jeremy is married to Tracy, who is a math teacher at Burkburnett Middle School. They have two children, Lydia (age 6) and Ryan (age 2). Jeremy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas A&M and, in 2008, graduated from Michigan State University with a Ph.D. in Political Science. He is a current member, and former President, of the Boomtown Lions Club. He is a member of the Burkburnett Senior Citizens Activity Center Board of Directors, a member of the Burkburnett Roustabouts, and a member of the Sheppard Young Ambassadors Organization. He also served as a member of the City of Burkburnett Ad-Hoc Charter Review Committee. Commissioner Duff was elected in 2016.
Theophile (Ted) Kwas
After returning from Germany and retiring from the military, Commissioner Ted Kwas moved to Burkburnett in 1959 and started his Volkswagen business. He and Bridgette have been married for 62 years and are blessed with two children (Michael and Deborah), four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Commissioner Kwas was elected in 2019.
Commissioner Bill Lindenborn moved to Burkburnett in 1957 as part of an Air Force family. After numerous moves around the country and overseas, he moved back to Burkburnett in 1971, upon his father’s retirement from the United States Air Force. He is a graduate of Burkburnett High School in 1975 and Texas State Technical Institute in Waco in 1980. He married his High School sweetheart, Cherry. They have two grown children and five grandchildren. They are active members of Jan Lee Baptist Church. Bill is currently a Sales Consultant at Pruitt Ford in Burkburnett and is a past member of the Burkburnett Volunteer Fire Department. He has supported the local youth programs by coaching and sitting on various boards and committees of the Burkburnett Little League and Boys and Girls Clubs. He currently serves on the Hotel Occupancy Tax Committee and on the Board of Directors at Grace Ministries.
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