Term Expires May 2017
Council Member Alice Rodriguez was re-elected to the Waco City Council on May 9, 2015. She has served as the representative for District II since 2005 and previously served as the representative for District II from 1991-2001. Alice Rodriguez served as Mayor Pro Tem in the years of 1992-1993, 1999-2000, 2007-2008 and 2012-2013.
Alice retired from the Waco Independent School District where she worked to recover drop-out students as a School Completion Liaison.
She has been awarded the 2016 TAMACC Women of Distinction Award, 1992 YMCA Pathfinder Award, and the Girl Scouts-Bluebonnet Council Women of Distinction Award, and was recently recognized by the National Hispanic Leadership Association as a Latina Council Women.
As a Council Member, she serves on various boards and committees, including vice-chairing the National League of Cities University Communities Council and is a members of the Community and Economic Development Committee, Council on Youth Education and Family, Hispanic Elected Local Officials, and Women in Municipal Government. She is also a member of the Texas Municipal League - Association of Hispanic Municipal Officials (AHMO) and has served as Treasurer and on the Executive Board.
Additionally, she holds positions on the City Council Boards and Commission Committee, City and Waco ISD Intergovernmental Relations Committee, Waco-McLennan County Joint Airport Board and Board of Adjustments Board, and Secretary-Treasurer for the Heart of Texas Council of Government Executive Committee.
In addition, Alice serves as President of the League of United Latin American Council (LULAC), is a member of the Sociedad Mutualista Mexicana De Jornaleros and Volunteers with the Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She is Past President of the Kendrick Neighborhood Association and served as Past Vice-President of the AVANCE Waco Board of Directors.
Alice is married to Joe Rodriguez, who is the Executive Director of the Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She has two daughters, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.