Thane is married to Melissa Harrison and they have five children, ten grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Thane retired as director of Governmental Affairs for Waste Management of Texas, Inc. in November 2014. Thane attended Kansas State University. Thane has been a resident of Deer Park since 1987.
City of Deer Park
Elected to City Council, May 2005
Member of Deer Park Chamber of Commerce Member of Historical Committee Past president of Harris County Mayors' and Councils' Association Deer Park council representative of Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC) Member of Texas Municipal League Member of National League of Cities Member of Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Past director and past membership chairman of Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Member of Pasadena Rotary and Paul Harris Fellowship Recipient Past director and Honorary director of San Jacinto Day Foundation (Strawberry Festival) Advisory board member of Pasadena Independent School District Education Foundation Past treasurer and advisory board member of The Bridge over Troubled Water Lifetime vice president and active director of Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo Association Board member of The Wheelhouse Deer Park Past chairman of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region Member of San Jacinto Baptist Church
Correspondence to the mayor and members of the City Council can be sent by email or mailed to: City of Deer Park P.O. Box 700 Deer Park, TX 77536-0700