Admin Team 2022

Top Row Left to Right:
City Engineer: Eddie Aguilar
City Attorney: Kristi Skillern
Finance Director: Belinda Melancon
Human Resources Director: Adriana Thomasee
Economic Development Director: Bob Samford

Bottom Row Left to Right:
Asst. City Manager: Gerald Williamson
City Manager: Kevin Gee
City Secretary: Kara Andrepont

(Not pictured: Asst. City Manager Brian W. Bray)

The City of Lufkin operates under the Council-Manager form of government, with all legislative and policy-making responsibilities vested in the City Council and all administrative responsibilities vested in the City Manager. To assist in the execution of his responsibilities, the City Manager has an administrative staff.


Kevin Gee
Kevin Gee

City Manager
(936) 633-0414

Kevin came to work for the City in 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas. He has over 20 years of experience in transportation and public works engineering. Kevin is married with two children.

Kevin was promoted to City Manager in August 2022.
Gerald Williamson

Asst. City Manager of Public Safety
(936) 633-0203

Gerald Williamson was appointed Assistant City Manager in July 2020 and oversees IT, HR, Municipal Court, Convention Services, Kurth Memorial Library, and Public Safety. In August 1987, Williamson began his service to the citizens of Lufkin as an officer for Lufkin Police Department. Gerald was appointed Chief of Police in February 2014. In 2018, the Fire and Police departments were restructured and Gerald was chosen for the position of Director of Public Safety. 

Brian W. Bray
Brian W. Bray
Brian W. Bray

Assistant City Manager of General Services
(936) 633-0206
Brian W. Bray joined the City of Lufkin in August as the Asst. City Manager of General Services. 
He has a strong municipal background, having spent the past 20 years in various roles with the City of Nacogdoches – most recently as the Community Services Director and Historic Preservation Officer.
Kara Andrepont
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Kara Andrepont

City Secretary
(936) 633-0244

Kara Andrepont was named City Secretary in February 2012. She has been employed with the City of Lufkin since 1998. As City Secretary she is responsible for the management, organization and processing of all official records of the City as well as the preparation of all City Council meeting documents along with conducting all Municipal elections. Kara is a Texas Registered Municipal Clerk as well as a Certified Municipal Clerk and Athenian Fellow through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC). She is also an active member of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association (TMCA) and serves as President of the local Pineywoods Chapter of TMCA.
Kristi Skillern
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Kristi Skillern

City Attorney
(936) 633-0260

Kristi Skillern has served the City of Lufkin as city attorney since the summer of 2022.