Mayor helping to improve City of West Tawakoni Posted in: News On Nov. 13, 2018, Alan Shoemake took office as mayor of West Tawakoni and has made some improvements. Shoemake has a long history in the West Tawakoni area that goes back to 1963. Shoemake has a Bachelors degree in Emergency and Disaster Management along with 18 hours toward his masters.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!