Corbin Van Arsdale was elected to the Cedar Park City Council in May 2014. Before that, Corbin served on the City’s 4B Community Development Board and the Parks & Recreation Board. In July 2015 Corbin was appointed Mayor Pro Tem and as one of Cedar Park’s three representatives on the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), where he also serves on the Executive Committee.
Corbin is a former member of the Texas House of Representatives, where he served from 2003 to 2009 on the following committees: Calendars, Appropriations, State Affairs, Insurance, Judiciary, and Urban Affairs.
While in the Legislature, Corbin helped pass landmark legislation on tort reform, fiscal discipline, government transparency, and economic development—which helped Texas vastly outperform the other 49 states in creating jobs and attracting capital and investment, a trend which continues to this day.
Corbin is Vice President and General Counsel of AGC-Texas Building Branch, a statewide trade association of commercial builders. Before that, Corbin was General Counsel of Boyer, Inc., a civil, electrical, marine, and mechanical construction firm in Houston – and an attorney practicing constitutional and maritime law at the Houston law firm of Fitzhugh & Elliott.
Corbin is a fifth-generation Texan who attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned degrees in finance (BBA) and law (JD) and lettered in baseball.
Corbin’s wife Stephanie is Camp Director of YMCA Camp Twin Lakes. Before that she worked at Leander ISD, Community Impact, and on Congressman Michael McCaul’s first campaign staff and first congressional staff. They have five children: Madeleine (19), Brooks (18), Dylan (17), Dawn (17), and Savannah (15).