Term Expires May 2024
Council Member Alice Rodriguez was re-elected to the Waco City Council on November 2, 2021. She has previously served as the representative for District II a combined total of twenty-four years beginning in 1991. In addition, Rodriguez served as Mayor Pro Tem in the years of 1992-1993, 1999-2000, 2007-2008, 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. In 2017, Alice received the International Award Sumando Sueños Award in Mexico City.
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 member 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 of Waco ISD Intergovernmental Relations Committee, Waco-McLennan County Joint Airport Board and Board of Adjustments Board. She is also the Executive Director of the League of United Latin American Council, and Vice President 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 was married to the late Joe Rodriguez whose dedication and commitment to our community is evident in his 20 years of service as the president of the Centex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She has two daughters, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.