District 9

Council Member Paula Blackmon
City Council District 9​

Mark Clayton

Paula C. Blackmon, a lifelong Texan and a resident of East Dallas for 25 years. Paula grew up in the small west Texas town of Snyder and has spent her career in Texas public service.

Paula is an active leader in Dallas politics. She and her husband Barry, a Dallas architect, live on Patrick Dr. in Hillside Neighborhood with their three boys: Aaron, a spring Texas Tech graduate and new Lockheed Martin employee; Evan, a junior at Woodrow Wilson and a captain of the basketball team; and Reid, a Woodrow Wilson freshman and member of the JV basketball team as well as the family's Instagram star, Louis, and his frequent drop-in friend, a  Golden Retriever named Kiwi. (Read more.)