Meet the Team

Commissioner Gary Fickes, Tarrant County, Precinct 3 Image

Commissioner Gary Fickes, Tarrant County, Precinct 3

A true Texan! Down-to-earth avid sportsman whose best weekend includes a hunt. Enjoys art, travel, and spending time with family and friends. A committed leader in NE Tarrant County for over 30 years and is a strong advocate for seniors, transportation, healthcare, and economic development in our area. Strives to make Northeast Tarrant County one of the best places to work, live and enjoy.

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Kathryn Rotter, Executive Administrator of Programs and Outreach Services

She loves TCU and bleeds PURPLE. She graduated from TCU with a BBA focused on Business Management and Marketing from Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business. When she isn’t bleeding PURPLE, she enjoys volunteering and the outdoors, including hunting, and loves to travel and spend time with her family. Kathryn likes to keep life simple, calm, and loving because today is a present, and tomorrow is a gift.

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Dee Long, Community Outreach Coordinator

Faster than a soccer striker, able to conquer piles of laundry in a single week, possesses magical multi-tasking “make it happen” scheduling skills, able to exist on five hours sleep and sweet tea … it’s Super Mom! Special feats include spending time with her family of three beautiful offspring, son-in-love, six four-legged fur-kids, and two grand-puppies (all humans need a dog, and every dog needs a cat); hanging with friends; watching sports; making crafts and flower arrangements; road trips; and live music on a patio with chips and salsa!

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Ariana Raines, Assistant Precinct Administrator

Cricut enthusiast, also known as the “Cricut Queen” of the office, who loves to create and design. Hobbies include spending time with family, taking spontaneous road trips, and attending concerts & sporting events. Also loves being outdoors and soaking in the sunshine when the weather is nice. Dog mom of a chocolate lab, Beau, and a weenie dog, Lily. When there is time, enjoys reading a good book or watching scary movies!

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Maria Hogue, Office Administrator

Foodie aficionado who loves to try interesting food items, and the annual State Fair of Texas offers the perfect opportunity to indulge. Avid shopper always looking for unique items, especially jewelry! Loves a fun 5K walk/run with family and friends.  Family is everything: A little bit crazy, a little bit loud, and a whole lot of love!