Rebecca Boxall
Council Member Rebecca Boxall 
District 5

Elected May 2021
Term expires May 2026 


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Represents the portion of the city bounded by Great Southwest Parkway and the city limits on the east, Pioneer Parkway on the south, Bowen Road on the west, and Division Street on the north. District 5 includes downtown Arlington, City Hall, the University of Texas at Arlington, Central Library and General Motors. 

Born and raised in Texas and has lived in Arlington since 2007.  Married in 2007 to her husband Donald with one adult child.  Graduated from Texas Tech in 1985 with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.  Architect in private practice for over 30 years. Licensed in Hawaii, Texas and formerly also licensed in Oregon. Worked on a wide variety of projects large and small in Hawaii, Oceania, Oregon, Colorado, Texas, Maryland. 

Professional Background/Memberships

  • KAB Keep Arlington Beautiful - Vice President - 2015
  • CPAC Comprehensives Planning Advisory Commission - Arlington 2015
  • UTA College of Architecture and Public Affairs - Mentor - 2015
  • Center for Smart Planning and Community Design University of Hawaii – 2006 - 2008
  • AIA Honolulu Transportation Task Force
  • Women in Construction, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Women in Architecture, Fort Worth Chapter
  • AIA American Institute of Architects - 1985-2008
  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
  • International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism
  • University of Hawaii School of Architecture, Student Juror 1998 

Council Committees

  • Community and Neighborhood Development 
  • Transportation & Municipal Infrastructure
  • Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones 1 & 7
  • Arlington Housing Finance Corporation

Council Representation

  • Library Advisory Committee
  • Downtown Arlington Management Corporation Board of Directors


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from Texas Tech

Civic Service/Community Service/Position

  • Zoning Board of Appeals for 2.5 terms
  • Planning and Zoning Commission September 2019 - May 2021
  • HANA member   2010 - current
  • HANA President 2017-2019
  • Downtown Master Plan Advisory Committee – 2018
  • International Gateway Master Plan – Committee member
  • DAMC Downtown Arlington Management Corporate – Board Member – 2017-2019
  • Mentor for young women at Carter Middle School
  • Mill Creek Crime Watch – 2010 - current

Honors And Awards

  • AIA Honolulu Award of Excellence, Centennial Office Building, Pago Pago, American Samoa

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