The Grey Forest City Council meetings are open to the public and are subject to the open meeting laws of the State of Texas. These meetings are held at the Grey Forest Community Center at 18249 Sherwood Trail on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Contact the City Secretary’s Office at 210-695-3261 Extension 1 for further information.
Duties, Roles, and Rules of Order
In conducting the business of the City of Grey Forest and its City Council Meetings, it is important to understand the duties and roles of the elected officials, as well as, the methods preparing and conducting the open meetings that are the foundation of operating the City’s government. These are presented in the City of Grey Forest Policies, Procedures, and Rules of Order for City Council Meetings document that was adopted by the City Council on March 22, 2016, Amended on April 26, 2016 and Amended on July 24, 2018. Click on the link below to view this document:
City of Grey Forest City Council Policies, Procedures, and Rules of Order for City Meetings
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS (TYPE A CITY – LOCAL GOVT CODE § 22.032):
* Mayor: 1 year in state prior to the filing deadline; 1 year in city prior to election day; age requirement of 18; Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline; Must meet eligibility requirements as prescribed by Election Code § 141.001 (a).
* Council Member: 1 year in state prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the city prior to filing deadline; age requirement of 18; Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline; Must meet eligibility requirements as prescribed by Election Code § 141.001 (a).
Election: HB 305 Posting Requirement
Mayor and City Council Members
Mayor – Amanda "Mandie" Waldrop
Term May 2022 – May 2024
Council Person Place 1 – Kimberly Verity
Term May 2021-2023
Kimberly was appointed to City Council in May 2018. Kimberly has lived in Grey Forest for a number of years, has been a very active volunteer, a person of drive, business experience, integrity, and a good heart. She recently attended grant writing training in order for the City to be able to apply for and obtain grants for road improvements.
Council Person Place 2 – Timothy "Tim" Santy
Term May 2022-2024
Tim grew up in a small town like Grey Forest in the mountains of New Hampshire. He attended Norwich University, The Military College of Vermont and graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering. He was an Army officer serving in the US and the Balkans. He has worked in multiple industries to include medical device and specialty wire and cable manufacturing, food and beverage manufacturing, construction and regulatory testing serving in both operational and technical roles. He currently works for the Certified Group as Vice President of Facilities Engineering overseeing over 30 locations throughout the US and Canada. Tim is a licensed Engineer in the state of Texas.
Tim was a resident of Helotes for 15 years and has lived in Grey Forest since 2018. He and Tiffany are proud to call Grey Forest home. He is most importantly a proud father of two children, Amber and Tim.
Council Person Place 3, Mayor Pro Tem – Geri Poss
Term May 2021-2023
Geri Poss grew up on the Southside of San Antonio and moved to Leon Valley at the age of 16 where she attended John Marshall High School. She then attended San Antonio College and graduated from UTSA in 1978. She obtained her medical degree from UTMB in Galveston, Texas, and did her internship training in El Paso to practice trauma medicine. She did residency training at Christus Santa Rosa in San Antonio and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.
Geri has practiced family medicine for 35 years. Her medical career started as a solo family physician in 1983 in Schertz, Texas. She was the founder of the first medical organization in northeast San Antonio that allowed a group of physicians and the local hospital to directly contract with insurance plans to provide more affordable healthcare to their patients. She held a variety of leadership roles at Village Oaks Regional Hospital which is now North East Methodist Hospital and served as president of the Alamo Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
She was one of the founders of a research company called Innovative Clinical Trials in 2003. In 2007, she started her own research company called Paragon Research Center in downtown San Antonio at St. Paul Square. She renovated an old 1900’s building on Commerce street to create her office and a 1900’s Greek revival house in King William district for her home. She was president of the business owners association for St. Paul Square.
Geri and her husband Peter Carey have 5 children and moved to Grey Forest in 2016. She is currently employed full time with Wellmed/Optum and is a medical director for utilization management services.
Council Person Place 4 – Aurelia Scharnhorst
Term May 2022-2024
Council Person Place 5 –Sean Skaggs
Term May 2021-2023
Sean Skaggs grew up in Helotes, TX and graduated in 1989 from John Marshall High School. He married his wife Shauna and have three children Kali, Kullen and Klein. Sean has been employed with the City of Boerne since 2006 as a Building Inspector. They have lived in Grey Forest since 2003. Sean has served on the Grey Forest Variance Board for over 10 years and is proud to represent the City of Grey Forest.
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