As of July 15, 2013 Glen McCandless will serve as the Municipal Court Judge of the City of Stamford. McCandless is no stranger to Stamford having moved here in 1965. He has been married to Dee McCandless for 53 years, and they have three daughters Robin Nauert, Glenda McDonald, and Kelli Kalen. Glen and Dee have 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Glen was employed at KDWT for 14 years before working at KTAB-TV for 34 years until his retirement. He served as the Chief Engineer at KTAB and KRBC for 11 years. Glen has served on the Stamford Police Department as a Reserve Police Officer for the past 37 years and has been a fully Certified Texas Peace Officer since 1992.
McCandless is a past president of the Jaycees and the Stamford Lions Club, and he and his wife are also active members of the First Baptist Church in Stamford. Glen is currently a member of the Anson Masonic Lodge and in 2007 was honored to serve as Texas Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of Texas.