Councilperson District 1 Danny Earp was elected in 2014 and has resided in La Porte for over 39 years. A graduate of Pasadena High School, Earp has spent the last twenty years founding, purchasing, and selling a variety of companies. He continues to own and operate Oates Industries, Inc., The Blast Bag Company, Inc., Earp Properties, Inc., Earp Real Estate Management, LLC, and Frontier Feed and Apparel, Inc.
Councilperson Earp has served as a City of La Porte Planning and Zoning Commissioner, member of the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce, Director on the Board of the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce, La Porte High School Band Booster, baseball coach, and basketball coach and Commissioner. He and his wife Jeannie have one son, Travis, and Councilperson Earp enjoys his family and his car and motorcycle collection in his spare time.