Susan Alanis is the Chief Operating Officer for Tarrant County College District. She is responsible for the operations that support the academic goals of the College including Finance, Technology, Real Estate and Facilities, Police, Safety and Emergency Management, and Business Services.
Formerly, she served as an Assistant City Manager with the City of Fort Worth until 2019. Her significant policy areas included gas drilling, transportation planning and funding, labor negotiations, healthcare strategy, pension reform, tourism, convention facility financing, park system development and economic development.
She holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, awarded in 1997. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas State University, awarded in 1992. Susan completed the Harvard Kennedy School Program for State and Local Executives in July 2013. She lives in Fort Worth with her husband and has two grown children.