Kathy Blueford-Daniels, District II
Kathy Blueford-Daniels is a lifelong Houstonian who attended HISD’s Dogan Elementary, Fleming Middle and Wheatley High schools. She studied nursing at Houston Community College, and accounting/bookkeeping at Massey Business College before beginning a 28-year career with the U.S. Postal Service. She retired in 2008. Blueford-Daniels is currently employed as community liaison for state Sen. Borris L. Miles. She founded Black, Latino, Asian, Caucasian Mourners of Murder (BLAC MoM) to serve as a support group after the 2006 slaying of her 20-year-old son in a case of mistaken identity. She organized “Young Soldiers Marching for Christ,” establishing youth and young-adult drill teams to take a stand against violence and to encourage self-discipline and positive engagement. Blueford-Daniels is married to her best friend, Joe Daniels, and has one daughter, three grandchildren, and a blended family including a stepdaughter, stepson, and three grandchildren.