Casey Thomas

Council Member, District 3

Dallas, Texas


As the Dallas City Council Member for District 3, Casey Thomas was elected by his peers to serve in Mayor Pro Tem in 2018. He serves as chair of the Housing and Homeless Solutions Committee, where he will lead the council through a racial equity audit of the city’s first comprehensive housing policy. He also will lead the city’s effort in the collaboration, Dallas Real Time Housing, with the goal to cut the homeless population in half in the next two years. 

Council Member Thomas serves as vice-chair of the Workforce, Education, and Equity Committee, which is the Mayor’s top priority for his first term.  This committee is responsible for overseeing the city’s workforce development strategy and implementation of the city’s resilience plan to make Dallas a more equitable city. 

Council Member Thomas also serves on the Public Safety Committee, where he led the council’s effort to establish the Community Police Oversight Board.  Earlier this year, Council Member Thomas was appointed as Co-Chair of the REAL (Racial Equity And Leadership) Council for the National League of Cities. 

Casey is a native of Dallas, Texas, where he was born and raised. He attended Dallas ISD schools and graduated from Skyline High School and received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from the University of North Texas in Denton.