Carlos Flores serves as Fort Worth Councilmember for District 2. He is a third generation Fort Worth native with deep roots in the community. He attended The University of Texas at Austin to major in Aerospace Engineering and minored in Fine Arts and completed his degree studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Society of Flight Test Engineers (SFTE), and National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO). He, his wife and two children call the Northside home.
Professionally, Carlos worked for two international product identification and handling companies as project engineer, as a design engineer for Raytheon on the C-130 and P-3 programs, and at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth as a senior engineer performing stress analysis, flight & ground test support for the F-16 and F-35 fighter programs. Flores worked at Parker-Hannifin Aerospace in prototype design & testing and a former corporate recruiter at Texas colleges and universities.
As a civic-minded citizen, Flores is engaged on diverse fronts devoting time and energy to public service and the betterment of his community. He represented District 2 on the City’s Zoning Commission as Chairperson; former chairman of the Building Standards Commission; Stockyards Redevelopment Task Force; City Charter Review Committee; Master Thoroughfare Plan Task Force; the Kimbell Art Museum Host Committee; a Crime Control & Prevention District board member; Artes de la Rosa board member; and several other boards, committees and task forces. As a former president of the Fort Worth League of Neighborhoods and Northside Neighborhood Association, he remains involved providing a vital voice, leadership and fellowship to the residents of District 2.
Councilman Flores has and continues to bring much needed change and progress to District 2 in the areas of public safety, accountability, education & childcare, homelessness & affordable housing, parks & community facilities, public transportation and neighborhood revitalization. He has been recognized as one of Fort Worth's Most Influential People for 2017-2020 and awarded by the United Hispanic Council of Tarrant County, and several neighborhood organizations.