J.J. Clemence has announced her candidacy for tax assessor-collector of Fort Bend County. She will seek the Republican nomination in the 2020 spring primary election. Clemence is a certified auditor and business development manager She said she has a proven track record as a fiscal conservative, which makes her “the ideal candidate” for this position.
She presently serves as community outreach director for U.S. Congressman Pete Olson and Gov. Greg Abbott’s vice chair on the Texas Real Estate Research and Advisory Committee.
“Fort Bend County represents the best of what this country offers: robust business opportunities, great schools, and flourishing communities,” Clemence said. “ The people who live and work here deserve government transparency and efficiency at all levels of government. As your tax assessor, I will ensure your tax rates are calculated fairly and work hard to improve the collection process, saving you money and keeping Fort Bend County a great place to live and work.”
Clemence received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration from Baker University.
She is the finance chairman for the Fort Bend County GOP Party and a board member for the Fort Bend Independent School District bond committee and innovation committee.