LEADERSHIP—ELECTED OFFICIALS

District Three

Josh Borderud

Josh BorderudTerm Expires May 2024

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Josh Borderud has served on the Waco City Council since 2020. 

Prior to serving on council, he chaired the Plan Commission, the Zoning Board of Adjustment, and the Animal Welfare Board. He currently serves on the boards of the Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network, and the Waco-McLennan County Bar Association. 

On the Baylor Law School faculty, Josh supervises law students serving veterans, first responders, and children. For his work, he received the 2020 American Inns of Court Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service at the Supreme Court of the United States. 

Josh began his career as an assistant district attorney in Milam County, prosecuting criminal cases and serving as legal adviser to the county judge. While in private practice with the Waco law firm of Pakis, Giotes, Page & Burleson, he was named the Outstanding Young Lawyer of McLennan County. 

Josh earned degrees in history and law from Baylor University. He is married to Jennifer Borderud, the director of the Armstrong Browning Library. They have two children and are active members of Calvary Baptist Church.

Contact Josh Borderud:
Josh.Borderud@wacotx.gov

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