Vote 4 Rich
Vote 4 Rich
 for Heath City Council Place 6

Rich Krause


Amberton University - MBA Strategic Leadership, GPA 3.9 – 11/2001

Amber University - BS Human Relations & Business Management, GPA 3.6. – 11/1996

Richland/Dallas County Community College - AAS Business Management, GPA 3.4. 11/1990


Employment History

L-3 Communications Mission Integration Division - Greenville, Texas

QA Compliance Specialist 5B – Division Counterfeit Part Risk Mitigation Point of Contact - (01/13 to Present)


L-3 Communications Mission Integration Division - Greenville, Texas

Program Manager – Quality Program Manager –Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) Programs(09/12 to 01/13)


L-3 Communications Mission Integration Division - Greenville, Texas

Program Manager - Constant Hawk Afghanistan Programs (11/10 to 09/12)


L-3 Communications Mission Integration Division - Greenville, Texas

Program Manager - Combat Sent Programs (9/02 to 11/10)


Raytheon Aircraft Integration Systems - Greenville Operations, Greenville, Texas

Material Program Manager - Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) Programs (3/00 to 9/02)


Raytheon Aircraft Integration Systems - Greenville Operations, Greenville, Texas

Senior Purchasing Specialist (1/98 to 3/00)


E-Systems/Raytheon Systems - Greenville Operations, Greenville, TX

Program Quality Manager/Senior Quality Engineer (3/90 to 1/98)


Community Service

  • City of Heath County of Rockwall ElectedCity Council Place 6 2009 to present.
  • City of Heath County of Rockwall Appointed – Park Board 2016
  • Leadership Rockwall Grad 2015 – took a leadership role in our class providing $50K in renovations to the Meals on Wheels building.
  • Chairman of the County of Rockwall Republican Party Precinct 2C – Elected 2014
  • Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club Appointed - Executive Committee 2010, Elected Officer/Secretary 2012, VP 2013
  • City of Heath Appointed – Board of Adjustments 2004 – 2009
  • County of Rockwall Grand Jury Appointed – July thru December 2005
  • Rockwall ISD Bond Election Appointed – Steering Committee 2006, 2007
  • City of Heath Appointed – Comprehensive Plan Committee 2006 thru 2008
  • City of Heath Appointed – Chairperson of 2010 Census Committee.
  • Antigua Bay Home Owner Assoc, Heath Elected – President, Officer or Chairperson 1999 to present
  • Graduated from the first Heath Citizen Academy


My 2013 application for Presentational Service Award log totaled 289 hours of community service. That’s 7 solid work weeks after my regular solid work weeks.


In 56 years, I am only on my 2ndhome, 1stwife, 2ndchild/daughter and my 5th Grandbaby.


I am not 4th generation Heath, but I have 4 generations of my family living in Heath.  

I am heavily invested, how many candidates can say their parent, child and grandchild lives in Heath?


Moved to Heath 3/31/1995

I was 35

Renee was 9

Ashley was 7

Heather was … we were married 12 years

Population 2000


Family Status:

Married 33 years to Heather Krause, have 2 Daughters; Renee Gibson and Ashley Sunderland, 3 Granddaughters;Nevaeh, Aubree and Madison 2 Grandsons; Remington and Ryder.


City Council Achievements:

  • Assigned to be the Operations liaison 2014
  • Appointed as the Council Rep to the Park Board 2016
  • Initiated public notice on fence variances for transparency and prevent surprised propery owners when neighbors exceed height and or visibility requirements.
  • Helped negotiate savings for health insurance and waste removal contracts
  • Consistently fought for high quality low density development.
  • Insisted on consistently imposing impact and fee in lieu or land for parks at final platting.
  • For the first time, park fees are broken out and reported separately to the Park Board and in the city budget.
  • Initiated additional fees for those requesting after the fact variances or conditional use permits.
  • Improved detail and clarity in reporting from Heath departments.
  • Improved detail and clarity in construction and service request for proposals, proposal evaluations and contracts with increased competition.
  • Recruited and mentored the local contractor who installed Heath’s beautiful new street signs, well within cost and schedule, after the city received multiple no bids for the project.
  • Recruited current and past most talented members of the EDC, P&Z, Special Events and Board of Adjustments.