Juan Gonzalez, elected to represent Ward 2 in 2013, "Johnny" was born and raised in Elgin, and he is married to Veronica Gonzalez. He graduated from Elgin High School in 1966. Juan received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southwest Texas State University in 1970 and a Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice degree in 1988. He served in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1972. After working at Westinghouse Electric Corporation he became a police officer with the Austin Police Department and retired as a Commander in 2003. Juan has served on various committees and advisory boards including the Casey Family Program, Lola Wright Foundation, East Williamson County Activity Board, Public Safety Advisory Committee - Elgin, and President of the Elgin Latin Cemetery Association..