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About FREDDIE

Freddie is a native Houstonian who started his public service as a public employee of the City of Houston.  Freddie’s community service began over 30 years ago with his belief that public service is incumbent on all of us. His experience has taught him patience, cooperation, compassion, the importance of delegating work and the benefit of compromise.

Anthony served as Assistant to Mayor Lee P. Brown’s Chief of Staff where he was responsible for managing daily office needs with regards to interactions with elected officials, department directors, businesses and community leaders.  In this role he was directly involved on various issues, which included creating policy, coordinating special projects, including planning, research and presentations. Anthony was appointed Chair of the Super Neighborhood Alliance where he assisted in the development of 88 Super Neighborhood Councils in which residents of neighboring communities were encouraged to work together to identify, plan, and set priorities to address the needs and concerns of their community. Freddie was appointed as a committee member of the State of Texas EPA Senate Bill 5 Committee for the City of Houston.  He was instrumental in efforts to create economic incentives to encourage Texans to reduce air pollution and establish a statewide Emissions Reduction Fund.

In his 29+ tenure with the City of Houston he served in 4 major departments and many partnerships with others; Building Service Department where he managed thirty-four hundred electrical accounts with a cost usage of 91 million dollars a year in electrical use. Freddie worked along with department directors and other stake holders with this team created an annual savings of $20 million dollars in the city’s energy contract.

While working in the Finance and Administration Department, Freddie served on the implementation committee of GEMS 2000 where he provided this department and other divisions training in screen usage, report writing, and workstation installation in Advance Financial Management Systems.

Freddie worked within the city’s Aviation Department as Assistance to the Airport Manager. He created and reviewed DOA service contracts, building plans for renovation and airport daily emergency operation procedures.

As Constituent Service Manager with the Neighborhood Protection Corps Division within the Houston Police Department, Freddie directed the development and implementation of new and redesigned systems.  Department projects included designing and implementing City Council Cleanup, C3 Program, and employee events, establishing goals and objectives.

As a member of The Greater Houston Partnership, he was a leader in successful efforts to champion Houston's growth and success by being a part of business and civic-minded leaders to address the region’s unique challenges. His mission was to be involved in making Houston one of the world’s best places to live, work and build a business.

In addition to his City of Houston roles. Freddie has worked with a national not-for-profit organization World Youth Foundation, Inc., which provides out-of-school-time programs focus on increasing self-confidence and accelerating education & professional skills for youth within Harris County and beyond. He served as Director of The Empowering Youth Initiative, A Child’s Walk Home leadership program and in 2005 he earned the Volunteer of the Year of Award.  Freddie mentored and volunteered with Texas A & M Extension Services and received the 2000 Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award for his outstanding work.

Freddie currently serves as a board member Northeast YMCA, HISD HIPPY Advisory Board and as a member of Economic Development Committee with the NAACP.

Beyond his committee assignments and roles, Freddie has been a champion for seniors and individuals with disabilities, some of our most vulnerable residents along with life experience, work experience and work ethics will make him a strong advocates for the citizens and businesses of District K.


Committee to Elect Anthony Freddie
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