First Elected June 2012
Term expires May 2014
501 Crown Colony Drive
Arlington, TX 76006
Represents the portion of the city bounded by Division Street on the south and the city limits on the north. Also bounded by Great Southwest Parkway and SH 360 on the east and Fielder Road and the city limits on the west. District 1 includes Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, The Ballpark in Arlington and River Legacy Parks.
Charlie Parker moved to north Arlington in 1980. He flew as an airline Captain for TWA and American Airlines for 32 years, after flying missions in Asia, the Persian Gulf and in the Mediterranean as a Commander for the Navy. Following 911, he became a Federal Flight Deck Officer (armed pilot) for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). He graduated from the Navy Fighter Weapons School, and has a Bachelor of Science Degree from San Jose State University in Aeronautical Engineering.
Mr. Parker has been involved in the representational process for the last sixteen years, including as Chairman of the Dispute Resolution Committee and as Secretary/Treasurer of a pilots union. He has been married to Jackie, who is a native Texan from Corpus Christi, for 36 years. They have two children born and raised in Arlington who attended TCU and UTA.
Regional Policy and Municipal Infrastructure Committee
Community and Neighborhood Development Committee
Municipal Policy Committee
United Way - Arlington