+ − Contact Information
Phone: (512) 463-0508
Fax: (512) 463-5896
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
+ − Biography
Trent Ashby is honored to be representing District 57 in the Texas House of Representatives. House District 57 includes Angelina, Houston, Leon, Madison, San Augustine and Trinity Counties.
Trent is the Angelina County Chairman for Citizens National Bank. Prior to his banking career, Trent was President of a regional title company headquartered in Lufkin.
Trent's history of service includes being hired as the first ever Executive Director of the Texas Forest Country Partnership in 2003. Representing 13 counties throughout the East Texas region, the Partnership is a nonprofit organization that exists to market and promote economic development activities throughout the East Texas region. Prior to joining the Partnership, he worked in Washington as a Congressional aide.
Trent graduated from Texas A&M University in 1996 with a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics. While at A&M, he was elected to the Student Senate, Class Treasurer, and Yell Leader. He continues to be involved with his alma mater through the Texas A&M Letterman's Association and Association of Former Students.
Born and raised on a dairy farm and diversified livestock operation in Rusk County, Trent is proud of his rural background and upbringing.
Trent and his wife, Nickie, live in Lufkin with their two sons - Garin and Grant. Prior to being elected to the Legislature, Ashby served as President of the Lufkin ISD Board of Trustees. Both he and Nickie are very active in their boys' schools, their community, as well as their church, Harmony Hill Baptist Church.