Councilmember Ward 5
Rocky Thigpen was elected to City Council in May
2014 Mr. Thigpen is currently employed at The Texas Department of
Public Safety serving the State of Texas as a Corporal in the
Highway Patrol. Mr. Thigpen previously served as commissioner on
the City of Lufkin’s Planning and Zoning Board and is currently
President of the Board of Crime Stoppers of Lufkin. Mr. Thigpen has
served on the Mosaic Board and the Airport Advisory Board. Mr.
Thigpen is a past member of the State Bar of Texas District 2B
He is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State
University and holds a B.S. degree in Applied Arts and Sciences.
He is married to Terri (Little) Thigpen and has
four sons, Ryan, Alan, Austin and Blake, and has two grandsons and
two granddaughters. He and his wife are members of First United