For 31 years, Chris Durio served Beaumont as a fire fighter. Now, he wants to continue his service as City Council member for Ward 4, where he has lived for most of his life.


Chris has a passion for our community and his leadership skills are what is needed to advance Beaumont and make it an even better place to live and work. Before retiring from the Beaumont Fire Department in 2017, Chris served for over 15 years on the IAFF 399 executive board. With this experience, he knows City Hall and would be ready to serve on day one.


Protecting families is everything to Chris, both professionally and personally. He and his wife, Gwendolyn, have been married for 29 years. They have two adult children and four grandchildren. 


Chris is a member of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church and member of Knights of Peter Claver. He is the past Tyrell park neighborhood association vice president and past president of Spindletop Little League. Chris Durio graduated from Hebert High School in 1980 and attended Lamar University.