Elected in 2021, Susan Sample is serving her third term as Mayor of the City of West University Place. She previously served two terms as Mayor from 2015 to 2019, and was on the City Council, serving as Mayor Pro Tem in both terms, before being elected for her first term as Mayor. She is a native Houstonian and has been a West U resident since 2005. A product of HISD schools, Susan went on to do her undergraduate work at Rice University and obtained a law degree and a masters in accounting from University of Texas. She is currently shareholder in the law firm of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. and previously worked for Norton Rose Fulbright in the Tax Controversy section.
Prior to being elected to city council, Susan served on the board of directors of Friends of West U Parks. She currently serves on the board of SPARK Park as vice president and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Houston. Professionally, she serves on the boards of the Houston CPA Society and the Texas Society of CPAs Susan is married to Michael Larsson and has nine-year old twins.