Kristin Stevens announced her run for Place 5 on Round Rock City Council on Jan. 14, according her website.

Current Place 5 Council Member Writ Baese announced Jan. 13 that he will not be seeking re-election for a third term on the dais.

Stevens serves as a commissioner of the Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission, the board chair of the CHASCO Family YMCA and as a member of the city of Round Rock Charter Review Commission. She also works as a pediatric speech language pathologist at Dell Children’s Rehabilitation Center at Cedar Park.

“Today, after prayerful consideration with my family, I’m proud to announce my candidacy for Round Rock City Council,” Stevens said in the announcement. “Round Rock holds a special place in my heart ... it’s the community that raised me and made me what I am today. I want to serve as your council member out of an abiding sense of public service and a commitment to making sure Round Rock remains a great place to raise a family and build a career for generations to come, just as it has been for myself and my family.”

After graduating from Round Rock High School in 1994, Stevens went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences at the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in communication sciences from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Round Rock City Council will host its next election May 1.