Kara Shuror - Place 7, Retired General Employees
Kara Shuror was elected to the Board in 2023. She currently works as a principal
consultant for Brio Consulting, where she assists local governments and utilities with process improvement, strategic planning, and the planning and implementation of major technology initiatives. Prior to that, she worked in public service for nearly three decades, including many years with the City.
Kara spent the majority of her Fort Worth career working in the water utility, where she served as an assistant director for business services, an assistant director for water production, and interim water director. She retired from the City as deputy water director. In that role, Kara led the department’s financial and customer-focused operations, During her tenure, she also provided support for the City of Fort Worth Mayor, the City Manager’s Office, and the Police Department, leading the civilian-based administrative services bureau.
In her time with the City, Kara also served on the Investment Committee and numerous policy committees. She remains an active member of the American Water Works Association, where she previously served on the Strategic Management Practices Committee and is a frequent conference presenter.
Kara earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in urban affairs, both from the University of Texas at Arlington. She remains an active member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, where she serves as both a collegiate advisor and the national volunteer lead for member recruitment. Kara’s husband, Alan, is also a City of Fort Worth retiree. They have one adult son.
For the Fund, Kara serves on the Communications Committee and the Audit & Budget Committee.