District H

Thomas Schoenbein

Thomas Schoenbein

Council Member, District H

Phone: 713-475-7858
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Councilman Thomas Schoenbein grew up in the Pasadena area and graduated from Pasadena High School. He has been employed by Academy Sports and Outdoors for 20 years and is the Store Director for the local Academy. He previously worked at Phillips Chevron for 10 years as an operator until the tragic explosion in 1989. Schoenbein has been married to his wife Bonnie for 32 years and has two children and two grandchildren.

Schoenbein has extensive experience with:

  • Community Relations
  • Controlling a Budget of $45 Million
  • Creating and Maintaining a Team Environment
  • Directing 165 Employees
  • Financial Tracking
  • Forecasting
  • Logistical Process
  • Media Responses
  • Payroll Control
  • Problem Solving Daily
  • Providing Budget Planning
  • Security Control
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Training Programs

Community Involvement

Schoenbein is involved in the community and is a member of the:

  • Citizens Police Academy Alumni
  • Member/Deacon of First Baptist Church Pasadena
  • Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
  • Pasadena Citizens on Patrol
  • Pasadena Independent School District Education Foundation Board

He previously coached Pasadena and Deer Park Little League and served as the Pasadena Umpire Association Vice President and President.

Issues Supported

Schoenbein is a strong supporter of the following:

  • Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department and upgrading Fire Station 8 due to rapid growth
  • Volunteer Fire Department training and funds for lifesaving equipment
  • Pasadena Police Department take home car program
  • Upgrade officer’s safety equipment and compensation packages
  • Improvement of sidewalks, bike trails and lighting in neighborhoods
  • Keeping neighborhoods safe and family friendly
  • Economic development for the City of Pasadena