Dexter McCoy

Dexter McCoy

Fort Bend County Commissioner, Precinct 4, TX

Dexter, a passionate progressive, is running for Fort Bend County commissioner for Precinct 4, to give voice to and advocate for the most diverse county in America.

In his career, Dexter has been a key player in impacting great change in every organization in which he has served.

Dexter discovered his mission as Student Body President at Boston University, where he expanded the services available to students and assisted the University in its efforts to raise $1 Bil for increased financial aid and academic resources.

During his tenure as an appointee in the Obama Administration, Dexter spent much of his time focusing on college access issues and implementing the administration's agenda on addressing harassment in our nation's schools.

Following his time in Washington, D.C. Dexter returned home to Fort Bend County committed to bringing his experiences back to better serve the community. Dexter was a district leader in Fort Bend ISD, where he empowered students and families with the tools they needed to build stronger, more connected communities.

Dexter also served as a board member on the Gulf Coast Workforce Development Board, overseeing a budget of nearly $400 Mil in regional workforce development funds to uplift and empower the regional workforce.

Most recently, as chief of staff to the Fort Bend County Judge, Dexter successfully fought for a non-profit grant program and created an $11 Mil public-private partnership with Comcast for expanding internet access, among other key priorities.

Dexter and his wife Chelsea live in Richmond, Texas with their goldendoodle Fitz.