After interviewing four finalists to fill the council seat left vacant by Major Joe McComb, City Council announced Tuesday that Debbie Lindsey-Opel will be Corpus Christi's newest council member.

Lindsey-Opel was an assistant to the late Mayor Mary Rhodes and has been operating a marketing and consulting firm. She was selected out of four finalists, including Sylvia Tyron-Oliver, John Martinez and Kamlesh Bhikha.

An official swearing in for Lindsey-Opel will be held July 11.